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I Am Ready to Adopt a Child

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 29 People

    As soon as I get married

    and have a house, I am ready to adopt. I also want to give birth to two more babies. But adoption is something I've always wanted to do, since my daughter was born. My SO is in support of my decision. And we will make wonderful parents to a beautiful child or children in need of...
    CreoleItalianwoman CreoleItalianwoman 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    First Step

    Yesterday I took the first step towards adoption - I completed an agency questionaire and submitted it by email.  I hope to hear something soon.
    noexcuses noexcuses 36-40, F Feb 7, 2008

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    We Just Heard Back From Our Adoption Agency.

    We're looking to adopt internationally from China and have just submitted our application. We have a phone intake "interview" this Friday. Yikes, I'm nervous and thrilled at the same time!
    Stefany Stefany 31-35, T 1 Response Jul 31, 2008

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    Would Love To Adopte A Speical Need Child Medical

    but my age will never allow it and the fact i am singal .......................................................................
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Sep 14, 2011

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    two 5years old girls looking for love and care

    Me and My wife are looking to give out our two girls to parents that will provide them with care and love
    pscot16 pscot16 46-50, M 3 Responses Nov 11, 2009

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    We Are So Ready

        My husband and I have discussed this and for so long we have wanted to adopt (not a baby) but didn't know if we should or whether we were ready or not.  Well I do believe we are ready and I have gotten some sites and contacted them, but I am going to contact...
    SouthernGirl08 SouthernGirl08 41-45, F 5 Responses Aug 2, 2008

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    I am too young to start a family of my own right now and not yet prepared, but I would love to become a foster parent or adopt a set of siblings one day!:) along with my own...
    Izy96 Izy96 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am adopted. I had to let it out sometime.
    TheDyingButterfly TheDyingButterfly 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Only as long as they are doing it for the kids.
    OzarksTrucker OzarksTrucker 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 11

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    I love children very dearly so I got moved with orphans and thats what I do. Adopted some and looking for ways of keeping at least more. Searching for friends who can be of help...
    blessedcentre blessedcentre 41-45, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I know that sounds so cruel, but I cannot handle him or his behavior anymore. He's rude, disgusting, and can be emotionally and physically abusive. It's not so much myself who I...
    whalewars234 whalewars234 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    My mum and dad, the only mum and dad I know, had 3 children of their own, all boys. Mum tried to conceive but kept miscarrying. Then a friend who worked at a clinic told her of...
    Ladygrey79 Ladygrey79 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 27

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    my name is nathan and i learned about this site from a parent at a children's hospital support group. i have a very sick son. i am going to give a little background info to give...
    singledaddy101 singledaddy101 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 29

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    I was adopted by a Chinese couple whom I share the same ethnicity with since I was 6 months old. My childhood was filled with happy memories and I couldn't be more blessed and...
    notyouraveragegirl94 notyouraveragegirl94 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    In the year of Woodstock, I had a girlfriend who was pregnant and as far as I know gave birth and gave up the child for adoption. I cannot find her and know little abut the birth...
    maxico90 maxico90 61-65, M Sep 28

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    I'm a wordy girl - I apologize in advance.... In my college English class my Prof asked us to write about the thing that scared us most in the world. I wrote about being afraid I...
    annaj5 annaj5 31-35 Sep 26

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    I am going to disown him next week. I've ruined his life enough as it is. I was mad at my own childhood and how I was always a loser, and decided to vent my stress into...
    AssMargerine AssMargerine 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 6

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    -- I was 15 years old, I couldn't look after myself, never mind a child -- Hi, my name is Kelsea-Marie, I am 35 years old, years ago I gave up a baby girl. I was 15 years old...
    kelseamarie kelseamarie 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Nudity isn't necessarily erotic; Children prove this to us everyday. In American society, however, we have been taught to believe that if someone is nude, we have to think of them...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 5 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    My dad never hit me as a child, my mum did many times, broke my things, threw my things in the bin, tried to put fairy liquid in my mouth (when I called her an alcoholic). I don't...
    Whinny00 Whinny00 26-30, F 18 hrs ago

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    A spiritual war is coming brothers and sisters. We need to fight the good fight! They are bringing a holocaust to our nation, and to the world. We will be betrayed by our own...
    ifyouseekamyxxx ifyouseekamyxxx 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 28

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    "As much as I hate my ex I insist that he NOT be arrested for Comtempt. I need him him free and WORKING so he can start making some payments towards the nearly $500,000 he owes my...
    Zannuh Zannuh 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    My sisters and I grew up with a lot of struggles in the family, as we all suffered from our own share of abuse and neglect. My two sisters couldn't speak up for themselves since...
    Lucile199 Lucile199 18-21, F Sep 29

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    I think it's time for everyone to know my FULL story. Most of you only know bits and pieces. I was adopted when I was 12mo, I have an older sister and a younger sister. I have a...
    Madis9957 Madis9957 13-15, F 6 Responses Sep 30

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    I was adopted at 4 by my aunt and uncle. Both of my birth parents were to mentally ill to care for me. My aunts daughter had children, and I've always felt like she has loved them...
    mcobb0908 mcobb0908 18-21, F Oct 2

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    I only found out a few years ago. They adopted me as a newborn because they were unable to have children of their own. They are very good Christian parents and I know they love me...
    doodlebug224 doodlebug224 13-15, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    My real parents died in a fire and my dad created the fire. I was 4 years old and living in japan. When I was walking downstairs to get a glass of water I saw my dad slapping my...
    ImVeryHot ImVeryHot 18-21, F 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    It was a beautiful spring day, where the sunlight was like a waterfall, streaming through the still green leaves of the trees and and rippling merrily over the clover and daisies...
    Faerylightinexile Faerylightinexile 41-45, F 9 Responses Sep 26

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    Things have always been rough for me... Here's why my life sucks... 1) my parents split when I was 2 2) I'm an only child 3) I was made fun of in elementary school, and barely...
    ashcash97 ashcash97 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 29

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    I wrote about my son'a condition which is really rare usually it's cancer patients that get it (to anybody who has a love one fighting cancer ask about the effects of chemo btw...
    singledaddy101 singledaddy101 31-35, M 3 Responses Sep 29

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    My name's Alysa Usagi Gold. I've been Emotionally Abused all my life. It's gotten to the point where I seem to appear 'Parasitic' & people just don't know how to take care of an...
    WhiteLegoNinja WhiteLegoNinja 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 14

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    You people are so sick think about how the child feels. Also there's a reason you need a man and woman to make a child, so you homos can't have one!
    youronlygal youronlygal 22-25, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I suffered years of mental, emotional, and verbal abuse. If I see this anywhere in public, I will intervene on behalf of that child. No kid, no matter how awful, deserves to go...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 4 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    My mom adopted my sister and I when we was born it was for the Better my mom is the cousin of my birth mom who been in prison for 15 years now our dad no one really knows who he is...
    Twincrue Twincrue 18-21, M 2 Responses 21 hrs ago

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    This past 3 months, I have been living in an basement apartment. I was in a rough patch, money wise, so I chose to live in a basement with a Jewish landlord walking above me. A...
    iwannarant iwannarant 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 11

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    Well, I was adopted after my mom and I left my abusive alcoholic druggie ***** of a dad. He was...not a good person. Still, I'm his kid, and I'm scared that one day I'll be like...
    thatonekid98 thatonekid98 16-17, M 6 days ago

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    When you're on a plane, and the attendents are going thru safety procedures, and they tell you that in case of an emergency the O2 masks will falland you should place the mask on...
    shakenama shakenama 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    I love reading to the little ones. Their little faces light up and they get all excited. I remember that feeling when mum or dad got a story. I think every child should have that...
    mumsnineangels mumsnineangels 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 24

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    This happened in 2011 so about 3 years ago. My dad, my sister and I lived together in an apartment. We had two GORGEOUS dogs (one white, one black) and a cat. The black one was...
    Marries Marries 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 2

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    Not anytime soon but someday my wife and I would love to adopt.
    lesbianjen lesbianjen 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    Any adoptee adults in London?
    Gaiauk Gaiauk 31-35, F Oct 10

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    It's just been recently that I can even be around pregnant women without being awkward. The idea of growing a human was too much for me. However, everyone seems to be ready for me...
    meganbreck meganbreck 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I was all things imaginative and whimsical, and the other children were trendy and bland. I walked around with a cardboard sword and shield, and a crown royal bag filled with...
    bombchu bombchu 22-25, F Oct 9

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    So, I've told my mother that I am planning on moving out next year and she was upset because she is the religious type of person who believes that the only reason a woman should...
    mayy95 mayy95 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    Growing up in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in The 90s spanking was still a huge part of everyday life. Ever since I was three years old any misbehaviour meant a trip to dads study. I would...
    Carsonspank Carsonspank 22-25, M 4 Responses Oct 1

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    It bothers me to this day. i am 37 years old. it affects everything i do. I have not told anyone about this ever. My earliest memory of my life is blotchy and black out mostly i...
    jeramiah76 jeramiah76 36-40, M 3 Responses Oct 2

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    It's so strange. I am so chilled out normally but I know I have this serious rage boiling below the surface ready to explode. Now I don't just mean I shout at someone I mean to...
    vampireforever vampireforever 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 8

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