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Savior complex in adoption

Girls Adoption Connect


 

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Slide one: Savior complex

When someone believes that the act of adopting a child is heroic and, therefore, the adoptive parent is a hero that should be praised for their "good deed" of adopting.


Slide two: Realities

Children don't usually need to be "rescued" or "saved" through adoption. Rather, adoption is about creating a family and giving a child permanent love.

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