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I Admire People Who Adopt Children

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    I Dont - I was adopted and I resent my dad for it. He adopted me to have a child before my uncle, he adopted me to get in the news paper and on tv, he adopted me to prove a point...
    YoucancallmeJuliet YoucancallmeJuliet 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 30, 2010

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    They Realize Love Is Thicker Than Blood - They realize loving a child does not require a biological connection. I kind of consider step-parents that raise their spouse's children...
    RavenLee RavenLee 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 14, 2009

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    I commend those who decide to adopt children! Sometimes these adoptions occur when a couple cannot have a child of their own. Still others adopt in addition to their own biological...
    CuriousAngelina CuriousAngelina 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    i admire people who adopt children even i love to adopt orphan children but im helpless now i cannot adopt because still im single.But i will adopt once i get married i want a wife...
    Roadguy Roadguy 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    I have this theory that if everyone would stop making new kids, and instead adopt all those millions and millions of children out there in desperate need of better lives, (and...
    Vegetrize Vegetrize 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    I especially admire people who adopt children from orphanages here in America. It annoys me when people act like they need to go to Africa or China to adopt....that's great and all...
    Orchid284 Orchid284 26-30, F Mar 22

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    Thinking About It... - I really do admire people who adopt. The strength and passion it takes to take another person's child on is something i can only imagine. I would love to do...
    SammyCymru SammyCymru 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 30, 2009

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    I do admire people who adopt children. There are so many children in the foster system that need good homes to, and people who open those homes up to, are good people in my book.
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    Thank You Families That Adopt Children. - I got my girlfriend Rachael pregnant in high school. I couldn't believe it when it happened. We were both 16 and I had no Idea how to take...
    JaceTheMindSculptor JaceTheMindSculptor 31-35, M Sep 30, 2013

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    I Am Adopted, It's No Big Deal - Dunno what the hang up with adoption is, it's no biggy, I was the result my natural mother was 17 & unmarried, this was frowned upon in society...
    258kat 258kat 36-40 1 Response Oct 25, 2013

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    My wife and I just got back from the beginning process of adoption. This was a 4 week training program. What did we learn?? I learned that being an adoptive parent takes a lot...
    lifelifeishard lifelifeishard 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    Adopting Baby Lucia - This is a long story but please bare with me as the lessons I have learned the hard way might be of use to someone out there. At first...
    PapAdder PapAdder 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 30, 2010

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    I Want More Children - I want more children but it isn't logical. it isn't strategically financially realistic. But I still want more. I feel I was supposed to have 6 children. We...
    CrissyO CrissyO 26-30 Jun 24, 2008

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    Admire - I admire people who adopt children.  These children deserves parents, a home and being loved too.  I've always wanted to adopt, we'll see! 
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 22, 2010

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    Its So Necessery... - It disgusts me that so many people are against civil partnerships and gay adoption. Think of how many children which could be adopted by a loving family every...
    Airion Airion 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 25, 2011

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    A Remarkable Couple - I know a couple who have 4 (or is it 5) biological sons, still in capable child bearing years, devout Catholics, and adoptive parents of 2 beautiful little...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 1 Response May 16, 2013

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    Thank You To All Parents Who Adopted Or Going To Adopt Children. - Children is our future. They are little miracle of life and we should treasure and love them always. I had been...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F Oct 22, 2013

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    Reasons To Admire The Giving Of A Special Gift - 1. The love and support of adoptive parents who are emotionally and financially equipped to parent are blessing for a child. 2. A...
    senecawind senecawind 36-40 Sep 7, 2013

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    Given my personal experience with the subject, I can definitely say that adopted children are part of the family, but I really admire people who put that much work into giving a...
    wallflower817 wallflower817 18-21 Jan 11

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    A Loving Family - In today's world children must be the focus, the clear focal point, of every government and every government department because they are the future. Oh yes they...
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 18-21, F Sep 12, 2013

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    I do admire people who can keep clam in pretty much every situation. I am someone who has a hard time keeping calm, I don't know if it is the anxiety, or the hot-headed-woman in me...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F Apr 7

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    I'm usually a very calm person, and I handle stress pretty well. You'd think I'd be able to keep calm in an emergency, but I'm not so sure I can. Last year my toaster caught on...
    couldbeheaven couldbeheaven 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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    I can't really say I admire myself... so I will just say I admire people like myself as 'going your own way' can be very admirable but sometimes.. costly. I see allot of people who...
    MisssValentine MisssValentine 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    You'll get more out of me if you remain calm. I look up too, and admire people that remain calm in any situation. You'll catch more bees with honey...
    BobFrost BobFrost 36-40, M 6 hrs ago

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    I admire anyone who is willing to bare someones bottom and give them a good sound spanking when they need it most.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 19

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    yes yes i so do in a world of copy cats i truely adore the ORIGINALS!people so change their personalities out of fear..peer pressure....complexs...soo i respect people who stand as...
    romell romell 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 21

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    BRAVO! Nothing worst than someone conforming to peer pressure and being like "sisters" by copying and being exactly like their friends - imitating the same behavior and do what...
    MilweePisces MilweePisces 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    This is something I'm getting better at the older I get! :) But I truly admire the bravery and confidence it takes when someone is not afraid to be themselves, is not afraid to be...
    1234Ideclareathumbwar 1234Ideclareathumbwar 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I hired a beautiful younger guy to help me drive my truck coast to coast. He's married to a wonderful girl and has a beautiful preschool age daughter and I love her to pieces. But...
    Bikernovice Bikernovice 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 19

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    I remain calm and detached in most situations. I like it.
    daddyslittlegirl08 daddyslittlegirl08 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    Feeling can never be shared if they are never told. Speak out if you want be heard. If you're afraid nothing will be solved. Only way to understand each other is to share your...
    robbie1280 robbie1280 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    People who share their true feelings are people who are brave and confident. I admire people who are able to share their true feelings because it really isn't just something...
    ccxc910 ccxc910 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 17

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    I admire people who are able to be honest about their feelings and tell me how they really feel. It takes courage to express yourself, especially when you are unsure of how the...
    smhinterrupted smhinterrupted 36-40, F 6 Responses Mar 22

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    I try to be an open minded and thoughtful person and whilst I'm definitely thoughtful and considerate I am not as open minded as other people. I don't run around "hating" people...
    CaptainCalculus CaptainCalculus 26-30, F 6 Responses Mar 23

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    I do adore people who are not afraid to share their true feelings and emotions about things. I have always been someone who has always had a hard time sharing my thoughts and...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    I don't know about any of you, but I'm so sick of people who are on their forties, assuming they know more just because of their age... There are so many 'young' people who have...
    Lunarflowerrr Lunarflowerrr 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I know they say to forgive and forget, but, I find it really hard to forgive people who knowingly do things that are wrong, meanwhile, playing the innocent role. These people will...
    NeedMoreSunnyDays NeedMoreSunnyDays 41-45 Mar 31

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    This is a major pet peeve. I hate when people think they can predict things about me or they "know me sooo well". All the people who REALLY know me (and I wouldn't say that's a lot...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F Mar 23

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    I am tired of people who make snap judgments, people who assume they know you based on a number of limited experiences they've had with you, people who are convinced that their...
    ashleymaggie ashleymaggie 22-25, F 8 Responses Apr 3

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    yeah like people who are comfortable wid their thoughts and dont go on the moral high ground standards set by some unknown people society etc etc in short like people who challenge...
    romell romell 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    In all honesty, I do appreciate people who legitimately care. I know not everybody out there understands panty-lovers, or nudists for that matter. It's nice to THINK people care...
    jsdiapsfjidpa jsdiapsfjidpa 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I wish people were more honest with me. I have more respect for people who just tell it as it is and not lie than people who just tell you what they think you want to hear. I...
    pip34 pip34 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    Helping people who are in trouble can be a little dangerous I have found. You cant give people money or else they come back with their hands out. Fellow males view you as being...
    rozelli rozelli 51-55 4 Responses Mar 16

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    Alright guys this is my experience from earlier chatting. I'm tired sick of people who judge others for not sharing the same opinions and calling them bad names. Thinking you are...
    HarmBlackstar HarmBlackstar 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Well this makes sense right? And I always try to be one of those people who gives it straight. I tell you what I am really thinking and if I tell you something, believe me I mean...
    KenzieluvsRupert KenzieluvsRupert 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    when your super ready to leave but you can't because the other people is not yet ready and they are still preparing it really annoys me.. every time when we have an outing with...
    mcindygrace mcindygrace 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    There are too many people who try to control you, but they do this just because they know deep down you are better than they are. So let them be and ignore it ;-)
    domipl domipl 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    I'm not saying people who are the same are bad I love twins but its better to be yourself your not a copy machine
    MerpR MerpR 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I hate people who lie and when you confront them with the truth they hide and ignore you! You shouldn't of lied in the first place! all of this could of been avoided! You should of...
    WhoIsLiz WhoIsLiz 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I admire everyone and there privacy. Even my ex and her friends don't bother me when I'm doing this even tho I haven't seen them in a year or 2
    JayKai4433 JayKai4433 18-21, M Mar 24

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    People are prettiest when they talk about something that they really love with passion in their eyes. Just the way their eyes sparkle when they talk about their hopes, their dreams...
    VasilisaDra VasilisaDra 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Omg a man who can cook is all I need :) ^^ Someone who would cook great dishes for me Someone who would teach me how to cook :)
    Angelina1992 Angelina1992 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago