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I Am Ready to Adopt a Child

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 29 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    (Not going to reveal my name) My birthday is October 29, 1997 and I was born in Dallas, Texas. I was my birthmother's 8th child. She gave away 4 and kept 4. I was part of the 4...
    esxx esxx 16-17, F May 10

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    But I don't want to adopt a baby, or a Caucasian child, or a child with a high chance of adoption. I want a child that has little chance; the child that would bounce around foster...
    LittleWolf21 LittleWolf21 18-21, F 1 Response May 21

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    No children deserves to be abandoned. I want to adopt a child someday, while still will have my own children. I believe that orphanage will never be a good home for them.. They...
    JamessRL JamessRL 22-25, M 2 Responses May 2

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    My parents had a surprise for Mothers' day for us. They have been trying to adopt a boy for a few years since my only brother sadly died in a tragic drowning 9 years ago. They...
    sassygirl15 sassygirl15 13-15, F 3 Responses May 10

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    I read the letters my birth mother sent to my mom when she was pregnant with me and she said she wanted me to never exist. And that she never wants to see me or hear of me after...
    iksnalazsh iksnalazsh 18-21, F 1 Response May 11

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    If I have adopted a Chinese child I would tell them they are Chinese show them books and say 'good luck reading' I would not insist on them knowing their culture. But dont look...
    Sullan Sullan 36-40, M May 12

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    It requires a great deal of faith, trust and loving accepting family to adopt but there are lots of kids who need adoption to enable them to have fulfilled lives.
    Wulfstan Wulfstan 70+, M 3 Responses May 19

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    I don't think you've lived until you have raised an adopted child. People have said such hurtful things like "do you think they will go back home to their real mum one day?" and...
    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset 36-40, F 2 Responses May 2

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    (Not revealing my name) My birthday is October 29, 1997 and I was born in Dallas, Texas. I was my birthmother's 8th child. She gave away 4 and kept 4. I was part of the 4 that were...
    esxx esxx 16-17, F 3 Responses May 10

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    I'm 24 and a mother to 3. In September 2014 I found out that I was pregnant with #4. I was already struggling with the three I had. I had just moved back into my dads house due to...
    ginya91 ginya91 22-25, F May 4

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    I'm a birth mother in an open adoption that occurred almost a year ago now. When I got pregnant, I was very recently out of an abusive relationship and high more often then not...
    KandiKS KandiKS 22-25, F Apr 30

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    I was adopted at birth, and have a letter from my birth mom explaining why she gave me to, which she wrote while still pregnant with me. I recently found out her full name and got...
    encore23 encore23 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 30

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    My true story is a mix of choice and not by choice. From a young age everyone expected me to have a baby on my hip every chance I could . I was a late bloomer and held onto my...
    lovewillkeepus2gether lovewillkeepus2gether 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    Grommit has what she needs more or less and is happy. A couple sliding last night. They catch me so I catch them. Haul them up the slope. This morning further chats and then a...
    grommit3 grommit3 36-40, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I feel like I am too selfish of a person to have kids... I will always be this way. Sure, I may look out for others and take a leadership role, but I will forever do things for...
    RocaAzul RocaAzul 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I lost a little boy to CPS. While I was incapable at a time to be a mother to my son for issues out of my control, with a little help and encouragement I could have gotten back on...
    tmurray14 tmurray14 22-25, F 1 Response May 5

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    I adopted to wonderful kids when they were babies, one boy and one girl, brother and sister. Can't imagine life without them.
    Texasparamedic410 Texasparamedic410 36-40, M 1 Response May 6

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    (PIC) It was probably one of the hardest things I've ever had to do in my entire life. I was just too young and I could not have possibly given my child the life I would have...
    KierstenJ671 KierstenJ671 22-25, F 1 Response May 7

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    every so often I will get on a kick and search. I was talking to a friend at work that's also adopted. they searched and found their mother only to find they were 6 mo too late...
    2batinman 2batinman 46-50, M 5 Responses Apr 30

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    I have taken several morning after pills, about $700 worth, in the span of 10 months, while I was scared and didn't think straight. I'm happy I did. I will never have children. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 2

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    Childbirth scares me and I know there are hoards of children that need a loving home. Unless I can get over my fear of childbirth I worry I may never have the gift of raising...
    Amarsaday Amarsaday 26-30, F 2 Responses May 11

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    I was adopted at birth, and met my birth mother 4 years ago. I go to visit her every year, and leaving has progressively become more difficult as I spend time there. I feel like I...
    kaymylee kaymylee 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 30

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    I want to know if anyone else feels this way: So, I gave my daughter up for adoption at birth over six years ago. I placed her with an amazing family - I have never regretted...
    InsideTheSadCafe InsideTheSadCafe 22-25, F 3 Responses May 10

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    Starting child years instruction and mulling over is a particular self-control that is concerned with caring for and showing young people, considering their own needs and likings...
    proeducation02 proeducation02 22-25, F May 11

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    I'm not sure where else to turn... When little one was born her father decided he didn't want to be bothered. So I petitioned to take him to court to submit his DNA for a test...
    conflicted2012 conflicted2012 22-25 May 20

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    Katy TX 77449 i am a single mixed female looking for a white male 5'7" or taller between the ages of 22 an 48 to get me pregnant. no strings attached .i have been taking care of...
    Trish101 Trish101 22-25, F 13 Responses Apr 30

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    It isn't quite true that I adopted a cat so much they come into my life adopting me, adding colour and vitality to my life as well as being great company. They also can help with...
    Joanne0chan Joanne0chan 31-35, F May 1

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    A few years ago, at age 45, I found out I was adopted. My adoptive parents never told me and told my birth mom they had no intention of telling me. I consider this total betrayal...
    reallymessedup2 reallymessedup2 46-50, F 4 days ago

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    I was horrifically abused by both my biological (mental and physical) and my adoptive parents (mental, physical, and sexual) but I'm an adult now and although it still haunts me...
    BabyGirlMX BabyGirlMX 41-45, F 5 Responses May 4

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    in 2011 I gave up my little boy who was almost two. As Mother's Day approaches my heart hurts for the son that was once mine. That I once carried and watched grow and now he...
    tmurray14 tmurray14 22-25, F May 5

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    I'm a 13 year old girl, I was born on 9/11/2001 the exact day and time the first plane hit the World Trade Center in NY city. When my parents found out I was born on the same day...
    Ellie1dale Ellie1dale 22-25, F 8 Responses May 16

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    I'm gonna post now and then my experience from the bullying I'm going through and the misunderstandings between me and my fellow classmates and teachers. I'm didin't have english...
    Chichikun10 Chichikun10 18-21, M 1 Response May 19

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    I kinda adopted one of my neighbors bull calves, I could even ride on his back, and one day took him home to our front porch, where he eventually took a huge dump and my mom made...
    Faeriepool Faeriepool 22-25 4 hrs ago

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    I want to be Mum so much I want to have a child I want to have Cleo baby ah I see mothers with their kids and they look amazing it's big responsibility but when you see smile on my...
    Lilyalexandergia Lilyalexandergia 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I'm looking for a breeder a real one I'm tired of games I'm ready to breed now message me if you wanna breed please tell me your location in the message thank you
    breedee breedee 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Well, It's not often that we struggle at bedtime, however tonight was one of those nights. My now 5 yr old and 7 yr old just simply would not get ready for bed, finding every...
    babeluvs6n2 babeluvs6n2 46-50, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    Tina Turner - "I'm Ready" I was happy with the fear Every moon was new I was searching for myself I was happy with the fear Every moon was new I was searching for myself...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response 4 days ago
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