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While You're Waiting
While You're Waiting

While You're Waiting


152 Pages, 5 x 7

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $13.95 (CA $18.95) (US $13.95)

Publication Date: January 2021

ISBN 9781683092803

Rights: WOR

Difference Press (Jan 2021)

Price: $13.95


Have you begun wondering if you can survive the adoption waiting game? Are you no longer enjoying the little things in life due to ruminating about the adoption? The agony of waiting, lost matches, reevaluations or false starts can begin to dampen the perspective adoptive parent\u2019s outlook. Well trained adoption professionals advise \u201cdon\u2019t keep your life on hold,\u201d yet you sit on pins and needles. An emotional vortex looms around the corner of uncertainty.While You\u2019re Waiting highlights the opportunity available to you during this time that is bookended by adoption decision and gotcha day. Ambiguous waiting yields a harvest of chances to get your (inner) act together for your future child and for yourself. The author compassionately challenges you to replace the no end in sight feeling with:- Meeting the unspoken fears you have about adoption- Enjoying the present moment in place of being stuck in a moment- Putting an end to \u201creal mom\u201d or \u201creal dad,\u201d and \u201cbaby of my own\u201d talk- Loosening the grip of perfection and having all the answers- Traversing the gateway to parental attunement- Waiting well and getting well to parent well

Author Biography

With her long history in mind body science and as a psychodynamic psychotherapist, Viv aims to support others in understanding their motivations, increasing emotional well-being, unlocking creativity, and discovering what it means to lead an examined life. She lives in Dallas, Texas with her two brave and wildly funny Russian teenagers.