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I Admire People Who Adopt Children

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    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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    I'm 26 and most people my age are tying the knot

    or having their first or second child. I am not really sure if I would end up with somebody, it's hard to predict the future. Nevertheless, I am very open to the idea of adoption. I have always been fascinated with children and I think I my heart is big enough to love a kid even...
    Alyeskaa Alyeskaa 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 4

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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 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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    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 31-35, F Oct 22, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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 husband is adopted by two people

    for who adore him. I see the love for him. I wonder where he would be today if he had not been adopted. We would have not met or a future together. They gave me the most remarkable man, their son.
    greeneyedgirl12 greeneyedgirl12 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 13

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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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    Saving Grace There are a lot of Children

    who don't have a place to call home a forever family Mom and dad who love them unconditionally I was a child who was adopted by my grandparents and they where my Mom and Dad and I know how important it is for these children and the people who adopt they are saving graces they...
    conservativegirl24 conservativegirl24 22-25, F 5 days ago

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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 2 Responses Feb 1

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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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    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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    OzarksTrucker OzarksTrucker 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 11

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    These people are some of society's greatest

    heroes. They take kids who are often disturbed and have been ill treated by life and people and they shower love upon them. There had children who have been rescued from terrible situations and given a good life by people like this. These are the people who should be getting...
    Jilly53 Jilly53 61-65, F 3 Responses Sep 5

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    Mainly because I want to do

    that too. I love children and want to adopt someday. Hopefully in 2-3 years, I can make that happen.
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    It just warms my heart,

    to see happy little faces:) with there new mom and dad.
    momonsite momonsite 31-35, F Nov 25

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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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    90slove 90slove 18-21, F Nov 10

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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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    Absolutely. People who go into fostering

    and adoption are the most increadibly patient and understanding people. To be able to cope with your own fears and troubles is one thing. But to take in a youngster who is so often still so angry at whatever lead them to this position. So frustrated at not being able to express...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Aug 31

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    Except madonna. And not

    that jolie hottie either.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 17

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    me and my partner have being looking into

    adopting cause we can't have children of our own :( due to my health, I brought adoption book and read it and wrote some points down. but now they said that we can't adopt cause of my depression, it broke my heart cause I just want to be a mummy, I've wanted to be mum since 2008...
    westlife213 westlife213 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 11

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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 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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    That is great to have people

    who are adopting children to be part of their family.
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 10

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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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    Lately I've been having "baby fever" every time

    I go pick up my kids from daycare. I want to adopt one
    candacej1983 candacej1983 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 4

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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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    I have great admiration

    and respect for people who adopt children. There are so many children on this earth who need parents, and to be loved. I plan to adopt children when I'm older, or be a foster parent to children. I have a lot of love to give, so I shall give it :)
    oathtoorder oathtoorder 18-21, F Sep 5

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    Yes I do very much so - Not only had we thought

    about ..but we have adopted too. Granted it was something we had to think about for sometime, as adoption involves not just yourselves. But any children you may have already ..& of course your extended family members too. Ultimately I felt that it was the right thing for us...
    Mmmcherries Mmmcherries 46-50, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I think it take a lot of courage

    and a big heart to accept a child into your life. I know a lot of people bandy about this praise for parents of babies but It take a lot more to accept a child who isn't even yours and give them a home. Most of these children come from bad backgrounds and to open up your home...
    Gemma1990 Gemma1990 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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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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    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 22-25, F Sep 12, 2013

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