Destonee from Texas
Destonee is an eccentric young lady with a wide range of hobbies and interests. Destonee is very creative and enjoys spending time with animals, particularly horses. Destonee loves to snuggle down to watch a movie or read. Destonee loves anime, vampires, and lots of other fiction. She is capable of making straight A's in school but struggles due to her difficult emotions. Because of her trauma, Destonee comes off as intentionally abrasive and struggles to make peer friendships due to the fear of being rejected. Destonee devotes a great deal of time learning about all types of animals and hopes that her new family will be animal lovers as well. While Destonee is typically a very happy child, at times sadness can get her down. She is eager for a family who will support her through her challenges, but especially dreams of having a family who is just as excited to make new and happy memories with her.
Destonee will need a patient and structured family who can show her what unconditional love and trust means. Destonee's forever family will be able see the fierce love she is capable of beyond the armor she has built. Destonee will do really well in a family with animals. She is capable of doing well with other children but engages in power struggles so would be best as the youngest or only child. Destonee's forever-family will be supportive of the appropriate family connections Destonee has.