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I Am Ready to Adopt a Child

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 30 People

    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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    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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    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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    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've always wanted to adopt a child and give him/her a family :) if I adopted a child of a different culture, I'd also want them to grow up learning about their culture so they won...
    livelaughlove0987 livelaughlove0987 18-21, F Mar 7

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    I would love to adopt a son one day and raise him instead of having my own child
    rainyday10 rainyday10 22-25, M Mar 15

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    From another country. I want to know who she is. They only know my mother, apparently I don't have a dad. But unless I totally misunderstood my health teacher, there HAS to be a...
    Countrybae Countrybae 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 8

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    My story is probably a bit different from most adoptees because I have actually met both sides of my biological families. I have always known I was adopted. My (adoptive) mom...
    LadyJane9 LadyJane9 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    I am ready to make my life simple. I am ready to look outside and enjoy the sunshine and watch my children play. I am ready to stop striving for much and hand myself over to God...
    cadenceblue cadenceblue 31-35, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I have rescued 3 rabbits! •Mollo, who is an English Spot I have had for 2 years now! He's the most playful, cutest bun. He loves to cuddle! He was my first adoptee! He was such...
    SoulfulJourney SoulfulJourney 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm 45, fit, successful, married... and totally alone. I married at 42, thinking I was waiting for just the right man to be a family with. I believed my husband was it, though his...
    ziggette ziggette 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 7

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    Well the time is getting close. On March 20th I will be able to get my original birth certificate and hopefully the adoption information with medical and social history. I have...
    transplantedbuckeye transplantedbuckeye 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    I have 2 miserable adopted siblings, I have hated these 2 since the day my parents brought them home when I was 12 and they were 6 and 4. These 2 monsters have done nothing but...
    QueenB32 QueenB32 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    Well wanting to adopt - my 7th child. 6th one I've adopted though. She is just the sweetest little girl I've ever met. She got burned by her real father unfortunately. She still...
    Retro5NAF Retro5NAF 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    my birthmom was 14 and gave me up for adoption. we connected this past year after over 40 years apart. now she got a dog and wants to give it the boot. I'm generally pissed. I...
    Beth4u Beth4u 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    When it comes to touching pregnant bellies, it makes me uncomfortable. Hell, it makes me uncomfortable when my stomach is touched. Not only because I'm ticklish, but I just don't...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 15

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    Here is my story: I adopted my son at 18 mths he is now 10.5. He came from a Family of mental illness and drug addicts along with thieves and drug dealers. Of course I found out...
    christydugger christydugger 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    I was adopted from birth. My adoptive mother was Japanese and my adoptive father was Caucasian. I don't look at all like my mother and growing up I did not look like my cousins and...
    RayneBeauHill RayneBeauHill 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    I've never wanted them. I always told people I never would. However, I have found myself in love with a man who greatly desires a family. He would like to have his own in 2 years...
    flippinbiscuits flippinbiscuits 18-21, F Mar 16

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    This story is my own, I’m not telling it to get pity but cause it helps to talk about it and I know it can help others in the same situation or who have been there…. This is...
    ChantouKimmy ChantouKimmy 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 20

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    Well I'm officially a mom of 7 :). Signed papers and went to court this morning. Her biological parents were a real piece of work. She's 9 years old and the reason she was taken...
    Retro5NAF Retro5NAF 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I found out I cant have kids and I am dying on the inside. I watch all my friends and other people around me tale advantage of the fact they have beautiful children and I can't...
    mossyoaklady957 mossyoaklady957 18-21, F 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    I HAVE TWIN FOR ADOPTION BOY AND GIRL am single mother looking for responsible adoptive parents for my twin boy and girl ,please serious inquiries only should call or text me at...
    maria34432 maria34432 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I was adopted at age 10 with my biological brother. My birthparents were abusive sexually and mentally and there was a lot of neglect. My adoptive parents gave up on me at age 16...
    NicWiliams NicWiliams 22-25, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've seen some documental about how Chinese people who have more than one kid just throw them to the trash and how they live in such cruel conditions and the kids living in Africa...
    HikiMini HikiMini 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 1

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    I was molested by my stepfather who adopted me from the time I was 10-15years old. first time was when I was 5. I walked into my moms room n got into bed with mom n step dad...
    rkel rkel 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 18

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    I have three adopted boys, my middle son has recently been diagnosed with SPD. I have found it to be a weight removed! now I understand the reason behind some of his behaviours...
    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset 36-40, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I spent the morning at the local children's museum with my kids and the neighbors for a total of 5 children under my care. We had so much fun playing together and I also liked...
    BBWand40 BBWand40 41-45, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    After almost 4 yrs of lies, lack of affection, communication, and attention, and an almost nonexistant sex life I am ready to divorce. I have talked to my husband about spending...
    txhouswife42 txhouswife42 41-45, F Mar 2

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    Was adopted again last Christmas. And it been a blast. This time nothing going to get be back in orphanage.
    sliverwolfbec sliverwolfbec 18-21, F Mar 3

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    Hi my name is Khadija, and I was adopted when I was a new born by an amazing family. I recently found my biological family in 2008. Such an amazing experience but I'm still...
    kcofield12 kcofield12 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 10

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    I want to adopt a son one day
    rainyday10 rainyday10 22-25, M Mar 15

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    .... Yup well that explains... The sad part is he likes me too... We didn't know we were cousins until we started dating. Well least im adopted right....
    ANNI3PI3 ANNI3PI3 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    Kids at the age of 6 are supposed to be worry free, stress free and have a care free life. Or be brain washed to hate every race just because they did something years back and to...
    MarciaNotMarcha MarciaNotMarcha 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 9

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    Story(s)? I look up as a man enters the hottub. Why does he have to come in? Now I can't play with my noodle! I think bitterly. I sigh, resigning to the side of the tub and...
    kingbrizo kingbrizo 18-21 Mar 4

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    Most definitely. It has a sick sense of humor, just like me. Every time I say this is how it was meant to be, the universe says "Oh yeah? Let's test that theory" This month was...
    Stickwithmebaby Stickwithmebaby 36-40, F Mar 8

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    The Raindrop Who Lost His Cloud Once upon a time there was a raindrop named Stewart    Stewart lived in a small white cloud that floated lazily amidst many...
    tastyfrzz tastyfrzz 46-50 Mar 9

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    I am a 26 year survivor of Wilm's Tumor! I have lasting effects and ongoing medical problems caused by my aggressive ℅ Rae of treatment–surgery, radiotherapy & chemotherapy...
    stephysly stephysly 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    Maybe in the next year or so, I'm ready
    AliciaD39 AliciaD39 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    When i was 9 years old i went on holiday with family we rented a boat for the day i was only in swimming shorts t shirt and flip flops when we were at sea the guy in his 30s really...
    shaunboy123 shaunboy123 18-21, M a week ago

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