Post adoption depression is real. I am really glad that I came upon this article
on Melissa Fay Green's site before we traveled. I needed that assurance that it
is normal, what it is and that it goes away. And it did! A lot of moms and even some dads experience this and so it is good to come out and talk about it. It is not something you expect with child birth, although it is more talked about, let alone with adoption. But, it does happen and it is real and it does go away! Thank God it goes away! But, it is normal, so if you are feeling this way, you are in the company of many, talk about it and don't be afraid.
another woman who has blogged about her experience with post adoption depression. It is good to know you are not alone. Julie Gumm http://juliegumm.com/wordpress/?p=1608 and http://juliegumm.com/wordpress/?p=1632
Here are a few more articles on it:
Connecting with kids
Confessions of an Adoptive Parent with Attachment Issues
Post Adoption Blues
Guest house gives back
Sponsor a Child
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