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Adoption Loss, Pain, Irresolvable and Universal Grief
  • Mirah Riben

Adoption loss is a limbo loss with no ritual or closure, that has been recognized as being irresolvable, creating increased risk of secondary infertility and post traumatic stress disorder. The pain is felt regardless of where the mother lives, how much she chose the decision and felt it was best. The grief, pain and anger do not lessen over time.

  • adoption,
  • loss,
  • grief,
  • pain,
  • Mirah Riben
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Mirah Riben. "Adoption Loss, Pain, Irresolvable and Universal Grief" (2009)
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