Review of Genealogical Bewilderment Circumstances Lived By Adopted Children
Adopted children are expected to pretend that they are "fine" in the probing eyes of society, to state otherwise or to be true to one's self in relation to the ambiguous feelings that adopted children experience is to defy the adoptive parent's authority of which the adopted child is expected to submit to and hold all emotional turmoil inside. The adopted child is dependent and reliant on playing the "adopted child role" as it is intended by the adoptive parent's satisfaction with the adopted child for the adopted child's own survival from future abandonment that is in reality inevitable for the adopted child to eventually become estranged from the adoptive family.
- Genealogy or genetic ancestry provides us with knowledge about ourselves, i.e., our heredity;
- The knowledge about ourselves that a genealogy or genetic ancestry provides is knowledge of who we really are, i.e., our identity.
- Normal psychological development requires knowledge of identity;
- Normal psychological development requires knowledge of heredity.