Sara Skandrani, Aurélie Harf, Sophie Maley Regley, Marie Rose Moro: the reverse search for origins in internal adoptions

The search for origins in adoptive families has mainly played out in fantasy, imagining the history of the child and his biological parents. Today, new questions are emerging in the context of ever more frequent instances where the biological family reaches out to the adoptee on social media. At this point, the real breaks in, forcing itself on the adolescent, regardless of his inward processing of questions about his origins.

Adolescence, 2020, 38, 1, 245-255.