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I Am Ready to Adopt a Child

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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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    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 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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    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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    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...
    Mmmcherries Mmmcherries 46-50, F 4 Responses Dec 12

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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...
    conservativegirl24 conservativegirl24 22-25, F Dec 12

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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...
    Alyeskaa Alyeskaa 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    got my tattoo last week! it's the adoption symbol with the date I was adopted in the middle. my mom cried when I showed her (:
    elliecrow elliecrow 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 5

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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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    I'm adopted and I love my family like they were my own blood because everyone is family to me and I love them for raising me I consider them as my real parents because parents are...
    HippieForever HippieForever 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am not saying that I am really totally against it and it is necessarily a bad thing to do. It is a fact that it can be extremely painful for some people to not be able to...
    harmony226 harmony226 26-30, M Dec 1

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    PART I Article 1 For the purposes of the present Convention, a child means every human being below the age of eighteen years unless under the law applicable to the child...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 1 Response Dec 7

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    Ugh... It's called birth control... you can get on health plans that will pay for it for you! This makes me incredibly mad... I went to school with two girls. One was just dumb...
    Harlequingal93 Harlequingal93 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Facts:Approximatly one-third of children with an allegation that they had been maltreated experienced at least one additional report within a 5-year period. When a subset of...
    JosephSpartanCrimson JosephSpartanCrimson 26-30, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I had a daughter on Monday December 1, 2014. She was four weeks early. Tiny and beautiful. Her name is Alyssa. I told no one about her. My family suspected I was pregnant. I denied...
    Makeupnerdy Makeupnerdy 22-25, F Dec 5

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    I never wanted a child, but my husband really did. We decided to try adoption and went to classes to become foster/adopt parents. 2 years ago we chose an 8-year-old boy and he...
    JenLWoo JenLWoo 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    Today I lost my son. Today a callous and overbearing authority took him from me. Today I watched as a corrupt system fed my son, as grist, to a mill. today I watched how a system...
    usedtobelief usedtobelief 41-45, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Couldn't help but laugh when a close friend of mine texted me to tell me they're re-doing my life in a movie. I laughed, and said what???? She said, yeah...Annie's back!!! When...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 9

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    My best friend in high school passed away a few years ago. She was considered the “trouble maker”, but she found out, right before we graduated that she had bipolar...
    katzlaw katzlaw 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 15

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    I smile I laugh I enjoy the company of those around me They enjoy my mask For a while I live in a fools paradise Surrounded by those who love me My family One side heaven The other...
    srmc928 srmc928 16-17, F 6 hrs ago

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    Particularly people who think a "proper" adoption cost should be $50 at maximum. Wtf? To a drug dealer, or a better-off animal fighting person, that amount is like shopping at...
    DarkFireMoon DarkFireMoon 18-21, F Dec 3

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    To say that I am childless "not by choice" is a gross understatement. Back in my 20's I started fertility testing. Each and every test came back normal. I have had several...
    nofamilyforme nofamilyforme 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    I wan't to adopt one day but I don't know where I should adopt from. I would like to adopt a from somewhere where they would need my help the most. What are your guys opinions on...
    mypawshaveprints mypawshaveprints 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    Okay, so the title explains it all. I was adopted at birth. I love my adoptive mother, and her family has made me feel like I belong and that I am not adopted. The topic of...
    FreeSpirit420 FreeSpirit420 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 6

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    I found out my parents have communication problem after finding out my own communication problem.Then I told my parents about it,but they did not want to confront the issue.My...
    cl6688 cl6688 26-30 Dec 10

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    I don't want to have children, because I fear I may be forced to abandon them. If life happens, and I end up in poverty I'd rather abandon them, then spend the rest of my life...
    benson5132 benson5132 18-21, M Dec 10

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    I know i may be a bit too young to worry about this, but im getting a surgery next summer, which will cause me to not have children. It kinda hurts knowing that. I mean, I would...
    Anika1258 Anika1258 13-15, F 3 Responses Dec 16

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    In October, I saw my abuser for the first time in 11 years. I was adopted and my mothers first husband physically, emotionally, and sexually abused me. he is the root cause of most...
    cillasavage cillasavage 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 18

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    im thinking on adopting a girl but what should I name her "vinyl" or "ditzy"
    daringdo daringdo 16-17, T 5 Responses Nov 28

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    i hate kids but if i ever do adopt, ill name her Avery
    myfavoritecolorisyou myfavoritecolorisyou 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    For years I have said I won't have kids...but lately I see kids and maybe I do want them. I'm not ready yet not do I think it will happen per say. I love kids for sure. I love when...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    God has created so many things into this world but only one person to bring goodness to this world that is our mom; yes she is the one who carries love, affection, care and joy...
    sleyblakes sleyblakes 22-25 Dec 12

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    I am adopted and have never met my birth parents and struggle with it everyday.
    bettehyde bettehyde 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 13

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    nyikob nyikob 22-25, M Dec 17

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    nyikob nyikob 22-25, M Dec 17

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    I adopted a 7 year old cat! Isn't he gorgeous? And he's so mellow and sweet, though I'm still getting use to owning a cat(I've only ever owned dogs). I'm not really sure what to...
    Lucycristobal Lucycristobal 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    My Birth Certificate Is A Lie!! My Heritage Was Ripped Away From Me!! My Medical History Is A Big, Who The Hell Knows!! I Hate Being Adopted!!
    Cosmic711 Cosmic711 36-40, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    I feel like if you aren't ready to have a child then you should know. Or atleast talk with your boyfriend/girlfriend and really find out if you could handle it
    Imaliar2 Imaliar2 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 5

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    When i was little i remember my mom always trying to "protect me" from different kind of things. she would never let me do things that i liked, for example cheer leading claiming...
    hxnnaah hxnnaah 16-17, F Dec 14

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    It's Christmas Eve!!! And I'm so excited to get everything ready for tomorrow - I can't wait to see my kids faces when they wake up and see what Santa brought them. And I can't...
    marsbar38 marsbar38 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    When people tell me that I MUST have kids, I literally feel like this: http://theoatmeal.com/comics/kids I don't want children, and have never been interested in children. The...
    spacepixie spacepixie 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 10

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    Mentally, I am ready for Christmas. But, financially I'm not ready yet :-)
    Lakee112812 Lakee112812 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 16

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    More then ready. Been ready for weeks. My balls are so full. Who wants to be bred? Would love to fulfill my fantasy of breeding a black woman or an Asian woman!
    Illyriaa Illyriaa 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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