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A Modern Guide to Family with Parental Identity Discovery and Non-Paternal Events
Jodi Klugman-Rabb LMFT on March 5, 2021
Feeling like the outsider in your family? There can be room for everyone.
Jodi Klugman-Rabb LMFT on November 8, 2020
Do you feel misunderstood or different from family? These two adjustments can help change those feelings.
Jodi Klugman-Rabb LMFT on October 3, 2020
Well before science revealed secret affairs, sexual assault, or the opportunity for donor conceptions, humanity was engaged in a struggle between the biological and cultural drives.
Jodi Klugman-Rabb LMFT on August 29, 2020
Thanks to the science behind DNA tests, secrets are tumbling out with a never-before seen ferocity for those who discovered misattributed parentage, and the fallout affects family.
Jodi Klugman-Rabb LMFT on July 26, 2020
The reason families use shame when a DNA discoverer reveals long held secrets is as deep as the shame they create.
Jodi Klugman-Rabb LMFT on March 17, 2020
Lessons I'm learning about the chaos of coronavirus from my DNA discovery.
Jodi Klugman-Rabb LMFT on February 16, 2020
Have you been told nothing has changed when it feels everything has changed? There's a reason people dismiss uncomfortable feelings.
Jodi Klugman-Rabb LMFT on November 26, 2019
It's hard enough to deal with discovering shocking DNA results. But telling kids about yours isn't as hard as you think.
Jodi Klugman-Rabb LMFT on October 11, 2019
Frustrated with therapists not understanding how to help you with a DNA discovery? A few helpful hints to get the most out of therapy for Non-Paternal Events.
Jodi Klugman-Rabb LMFT on September 20, 2019
Discovering you have a different parent than you were raised to believe is traumatizing—to you and to your family at large. There is help out there.
Jodi Klugman-Rabb LMFT on July 17, 2019
Has mom manipulated you to keep the family secret? A few tips to handle a narcissist will go a long way.
Jodi Klugman-Rabb LMFT on June 10, 2019
Identity is an ambiguous and very essential part of our well-being. Your family has a lot to do with it.
Jodi Klugman-Rabb LMFT on April 3, 2019
Thoughts on managing family reactions to surprise DNA revelations.
Jodi Klugman-Rabb LMFT on February 12, 2019
Identity is a construct that takes years to define. Shocking DNA results took the identity I thought I had and threw it out the window, leaving a void to be filled.
Jodi Klugman-Rabb LMFT on January 27, 2019
A fictional story of a very real phenomenon. Finding out you're not the child of the parent you thought and searching for the biological family.
Jodi Klugman-Rabb LMFT on December 14, 2018
Upset and confused about making connections with biological family? A few practical tips can help you handle the acceptance or rejection.
Jodi Klugman-Rabb LMFT on December 2, 2018
Have you been shunned by family after shocking DNA results? A few tips about managing family relationships when the lie has been revealed
Jodi Klugman-Rabb LMFT on November 24, 2018
An unusual feeling of not fitting into the family? It may be the universe and your biology trying to tell you something.
Jodi Klugman-Rabb LMFT on November 23, 2018
Confused about who you are after shocking DNA revelations? Your identity is one of the big changes that come with a change in biological family.
Jodi Klugman-Rabb LMFT on November 13, 2018
Cycling through anger, shock and sadness is only the beginning.