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Nature on Nurture?

Discussion in 'Teaching abroad' started by frogusmaximus, Dec 4, 2019 at 2:43 AM.

  1. frogusmaximus

    frogusmaximus Occasional commenter

    Recently spent an afternoon with an expat gay parent who lives with his partner of 20 years. Ten years ago they adopted a little girl recently arrived at a local orphanage.

    There are the usual issues of a single child wanting siblings, and an aged father who found parenthood a challenge the first time round, but It's quite staggering to see how clever the little girl is, performing at the top end of her class and both confident and at ease with everyone she meets.
  2. Mainwaring

    Mainwaring Lead commenter

    Nature AND Nurture, I suspect, though I have no idea how one would measure the various influences against each other.

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