In John’s case there is signs that he hasn’t formed a strong bond/attachment with his birth parents and this may be down to the neglect he has been shown at home. The parents seem to have different ways for seeing John’s future and it seems to be his mother that would rather have John come back home. There are also clear signs that he has spent more time with hi...
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