What Not To Say To An Adoptee

This video is the first in a series, hopefully, that will talk about situations & conversations from the perspective of an adoptee. In this video: - Dismissing an adoptee's narrative with religion - Dismissing an adoptee's narrative in favor of their adoptive/birth parents - Trips to the Doctor's office & the importance of medical histories




Debate Dialogue

Win-Lose

Trying to beat “the other side”

Win-Win

Learning together to clarify mutual understanding and harmony. Open to admitting mistakes

Indifference

Not concerned about the feelings
and needs of “the other side”

Empathetic

Sensitive and caring for the needs
and feelings of all the participants

Selfish

Looking to help oneself

Caring

Looking to help all the participants