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I Am Ready to Adopt a Child

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 30 People

    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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    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 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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    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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    My church takes the instructions in the bible to care for widows and orphans very important. Many our families have adopted children. Also if something happens and children of a...
    southernlady32 southernlady32 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 9

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    I will not be revealing me actual birth country or city due to personal reason, in case anyone from school reads. So lets just say I was born in a totally random country like...
    taytay1401 taytay1401 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    First of all I understand that having kids (biological or adopted) is a huge commitment and I wouldn't have them unless I was 100% sure I could take care of them. When that time...
    PinkChocolate00 PinkChocolate00 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    someday I do really want to adopt a child, if only I have stable job right now I would really adopt,, kids give joy to my heart they just so amazing on their own way. even if...
    mcindygrace mcindygrace 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have a family member who adopted three children from an overseas country. The children are all well and their ages are1,3, and 5. Two boys and a girl are the make up of the...
    americanfemaleonvacation americanfemaleonvacation 36-40, F Apr 9

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    I have adopted three boys and I have three boys of my own. I admire others who have adopted kids of their own. It is such a blessing to be a parent the natural or adoption way...
    maryannelamb maryannelamb 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    I'd LOVE to adopt. More so the reason being is I was adopted and have seen the positive effects of others adopting for their own reasons.
    DML2451 DML2451 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    So long story short I grew up with an abusive parent so I want to give something back by making an orphan's life as awful as possible. He shall eat his dinner every night without...
    Gingerfilliun Gingerfilliun 18-21, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I really do want too. I think it's amazing to adopt a child who needs a home.
    Madimac Madimac 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    Well..a child . If I can .. I think it'd be a beautiful experience.
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    i would rather save a life then put another on earth....plus it looks and sounds painful
    thoughtless17 thoughtless17 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My twin Brother and I were adopted when we were 3 1/2 this was in 1959. For the first year or so I remember everythings felt fine, then the abuse started..if we did something she...
    doncr58 doncr58 56-60 Apr 2

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    My twin Brother and I were adopted when we were 3 1/2 this was in 1959. For the first year or so I remember everythings felt fine, then the abuse started..if we did something she...
    doncr58 doncr58 56-60 1 Response Apr 2

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    My twin Brother and I were adopted when we were 3 1/2 this was in 1959. For the first year or so I remember everythings felt fine, then the abuse started..if we did something she...
    doncr58 doncr58 56-60 Apr 2

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    My mum suffered with depression throughout my childhood and I've only come to realise recently that as a result of this my childhood was different. I was telling my boyfriend...
    sophieamanda08 sophieamanda08 18-21, F 19 mins ago

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    I was adopted I believe at less than 2 months old. My adoptive parents adopted my cousin from my biological mothers sister..(if that makes sense) so my younger "brother" is...
    jpm34 jpm34 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    So often now, children as young as 10 are on phones, iPads, modern technology.. Young girls are using make-up so quickly, young children are already swearing! I think that this...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    What if this dream became reality... I've always wanted to be a mother... A few of my friends have babies and I'm kinda jealous!! I want a child to hold and love and be part of me...
    Catho Catho 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I have always adored children however my life is pretty great as it is; not to mention extremely busy. I have a husband, a family, pets, and a career working with children. I just...
    kittycooper525 kittycooper525 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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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 1 Response Mar 25

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    I want to adopt because I can no longer have children of my own. I have three wonderful sons who are growing up and I find myself missing having a baby in my home.
    KrisEC KrisEC 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    hello everyone! I was adopted at 13 along with my younger brother at 11. We were lucky and got the most amazing adoptive family. They love us no matter what and would do anything...
    tellmeyourstory tellmeyourstory 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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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 3 Responses Mar 28

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    I was adopted so you could imagine myself wanting to adopted. More so the reason being is I was adopted and have seen the positive effects of others adopting for their own reasons...
    DML2451 DML2451 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    I hope some people are reading this! Just knowing I can tell my story knowing people are reading will help. See I was sexually molested by my father as a child. His name is William...
    Judyb42 Judyb42 41-45, F 9 Responses Apr 2

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    I was adopted at birth by a wonderful Christian family. Now that I understand what it means to be adopted, I feel lost and like in drifting away. I'm looking for someone else to...
    footballguy75 footballguy75 13-15, M 3 Responses Apr 1

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    My birth Mum had 2 boys then had me and gave me up for adoption at birth cos apparently I wasn't a boy and my gran hated girls!! 18 years later I found her with another daughter...
    madlisatom madlisatom 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    I once adopted a pet. A couple of years ago, I adopted a beautiful little russian hamster, a winter white. She was my first hamster, her name was Wiw and I loved her. She loved me...
    OKPunk OKPunk 18-21, M 3 days ago

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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 Mar 26

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    I Just had a baby on April 7,2015 Cps in Texas took my baby on April 9,2015 because of me having previous cases in another state that have been closed for more than 2 years due to...
    ChristineTate ChristineTate 26-30, F Apr 10

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    I Just had a baby on April 7,2015 Cps in Texas took my baby on April 9,2015 because of me having previous cases in another state that have been closed for more than 2 years due to...
    ChristineTate ChristineTate 26-30, F Apr 10

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    I Just had a baby on April 7,2015 Cps in Texas took my baby on April 9,2015 because of me having previous cases in another state that have been closed for more than 2 years due to...
    ChristineTate ChristineTate 26-30, F Apr 10

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    I Just had a baby on April 7,2015 Cps in Texas took my baby on April 9,2015 because of me having previous cases in another state that have been closed for more than 2 years due to...
    ChristineTate ChristineTate 26-30, F Apr 10

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    Anybody see the video of Jessica Beagley the hot sauce mom who also forced her 7 yo son (whom she adopted I might add) to take cold showers as a form of "discipline"
    Jacklad Jacklad 26-30, M 4 Responses Apr 11

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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 Mar 25

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    I'm adopted. My new family is alright, their nice. I don't really talk to many of them other than my new brother. He is the only one I feel truly cares for me. He is always there...
    Kayla2oo1 Kayla2oo1 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 30

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    In August 1960, three months after I was born, I was adopted by a very rich oil family living in Dallas, Texas. My father was an oil rig superintendent. He always made enough...