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I Admire People Who Adopt Children

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    Being an adopted child,

    I got to meet my birth family when I was 14. I got to see what my life would've been like....& it would've sucked! I'm so thankful and blessed that my birth mother made the right choice for me. & I love my parents not only for giving me a better life but loving me wholeheartedly...
    SweetLuvvv SweetLuvvv 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 5

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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 year... just because they have two dads or two mums should not matter. Why deny a child a family just because 'Jesus...
    Airion Airion 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 25, 2011

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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 it also but it's all the other things to consider. How will the child adapt to your life? Will it accept you? If it's a...
    SammyCymru SammyCymru 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 30, 2009

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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. Yes, growing up I got whatever I wanted, never got grounded cause he couldn't ground me cause he was never...
    YoucancallmeJuliet YoucancallmeJuliet 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 30, 2010

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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 are an unknown quantity, they may not achieve well due to other influences but they must receive the attention of every...
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 18-21, F Sep 12, 2013

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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 stopped at 4. Some of our children has disabilities and we can barely feed the ones we have. It is selfish to want more...
    CrissyO CrissyO 26-30 Jun 24, 2008

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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....but there are plenty of children here in our country that need homes and families! Just curios....has anyone ever heard...
    Orchid284 Orchid284 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    My mother adopted two pairs of siblings.

    Both are my cousins twins from NZ 16 and siblings (bro-sis) from the US 16 and 17. TBH i dont feel comfortable living with them and my dad hates it. But i understand my mum if thats what makes her happy and divert her attention from my cheating father then okay.
    trentoy trentoy 18-21, M Jul 24

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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 girls from Nicaragua. This couple decided they wanted to have a girl. They decided not to wait on nature to 'possibly' give...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 1 Response May 16, 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 child a home and a better life rather than spending all that money to have their own. People think they can only love their own child and even...
    wallflower817 wallflower817 18-21 Jan 11

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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 blessed that I had a baby girl who is my life. She is my own fresh and blood. Here to the Adopted parents around the world.
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F Oct 22, 2013

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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 children thus creating a safe haven for children that might have otherwise had a miserable life. While there are differing reasons behind...
    CuriousAngelina CuriousAngelina 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 11

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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 I was scared of babies. I was always afraid that they would cry if I touched them. Or that they would break if I picked...
    PapAdder PapAdder 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 30, 2010

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    I really adore people

    who adopt children. I was adopted at the early age of 6 months. The couple that adopted me were unable to have children of their own. Since adopting me, they have adopted 4 more children. I have 3 brothers and a sister with this family. I have been well taken care of along...
    brunetteatthebeach brunetteatthebeach 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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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. Her pregnancy was a family secret, she was sent away to a expectant mother home, gave birth, I was taken into foster care & she went...
    258kat 258kat 36-40 1 Response Oct 25, 2013

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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 1 Response Apr 4

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    Absolutely....... I wouldn't be here today

    if my parents hadn't adopted me.......
    1GRL1MALEiWnt2SQUIRTALLOVR 1GRL1MALEiWnt2SQUIRTALLOVR 31-35, F May 6

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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 of strength, both physical and emotional. Adoptive parents have no rights. The bio parents have all the rights. If you have a child in your...
    lifelifeishard lifelifeishard 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 1

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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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    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 home environment and family life that you desirable for a child 3. A two parent home that might also include one or more brothers and/or sisters...
    senecawind senecawind 36-40 Sep 7, 2013

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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 like adoptive parents too.
    RavenLee RavenLee 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 14, 2009

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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 care of my daughter once she arrived. While Rachael was pregnant we decided that adoption was the best thing for the both of us and our child...
    JaceTheMindSculptor JaceTheMindSculptor 31-35, M Sep 30, 2013

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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 futures), we could have a world without extremely poor children in one generation.
    Vegetrize Vegetrize 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 4

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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 who understands me and after adopting i will give them good education and i will fullfill all there dreams its a promise
    Roadguy Roadguy 26-30, M Mar 29

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    Solfeggio Solfeggio 36-40, F 9 Responses Jul 1

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    i am not new though it says i am , truthfully this is another account just so i can vent out(ironic i know haha). since in my other account i have made quiet a few friends (i...
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    Honesty is my biggest weakness.
    Mechawaffle Mechawaffle 13-15, M 3 hrs ago

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    Because confidence is sexy
    alexiadahl alexiadahl 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 8

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    Someone answer me: what's self-respect?
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    Specifically people who hate literally all children. Not just disliking individual children. I hear them say things like "I hate kids" and if when I ask what they mean by that...
    SilverRainHalo SilverRainHalo 22-25 Jul 23

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    Hate People Who Don't Take Care Of Their Children
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M Jul 24

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    acesha16 acesha16 18-21, F Jul 17

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    I disagree with this subject. Reason? Just because you have a degree or a certificate of an MA, does not prove anything. Why? It does not symbolise your intelligence, it just says...
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