When birth country travel includes the adoptive family, a team of supportive adoption specialists, and other adoptees (and their families), the ingredients are in place for a powerful experience filled with life changing messages.
- The people I share my heritage with are warm, wonderful, genuine people. Now I see that in ME.
- My adoptive family understands my need to explore who I am and is supportive. I want them to be ok with this.
- I have a safe place to acknowledge the loss in my life, and a safe environment to heal. In looking at the losses, I can also see the gains and see them in a new light.
- Traveling with other adoptees and their families has given me a community where I feel like I belong in a way no other community ever has. Everyone just gets it.