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Entitlement and Claiming

A helpful explanation of entitlement and the impact this has on the adoption journey


How Adoptive Parents Can Embrace And Feel Deserving Of Their Parenting Role

“It’s about believing, with all of one’s being, that you are  that you are deserving, of these children whose life you share  in memory with the birth parents who gave them that gift.”


When Entitlement is a Good Thing

“Entitlement means fully embracing that you have the right to parent your child. This belief comes from claiming your child wholly, developing a sense that she ‘belongs,’ even though you didn’t give birth to her.”


7 Core Issues in Adoption

“Issues of entitlement lead to fear of loss of child and overprotection”