The Adoption Reunion Survival Guide: Preparing Yourself for the Search, Reunion, and Beyond by Julie Jarrell Bailey and Lynn N. Giddens, M.A.

This book is written by two adoption specialists, one of whom is a reunited birthmother, and draws on the real-life experiences of others to help readers prepare for the emotional turbulence of the reunion experience, examine their fantasies and emotions about it, and find a personal support system to help them through. It also discusses the legal issues surrounding adoption reunion and includes a list of resources to help readers with their search, from support groups and web sites to agencies and professionals.

Authors: Julie Jarrell Bailey, Lynn N. Giddens

Publication Year: 2001

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