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I Am Ready to Adopt a Child

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 30 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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    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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    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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    I am adopted. I had to let it out sometime.
    TheDyingButterfly TheDyingButterfly 13-15, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    yeah! i met my birth parents a couple weeks ago. they were okay. it turns out i have two half sisters and one brother o-o i still love my guardian more than them since she raised...
    leetho leetho 16-17, F Sep 22

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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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    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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    I have completed school and the examinations required to be a certified veterinary technician (CVT). I worked at many animal shelters in Texas while I was in school and there are...
    maybeIshouldnt maybeIshouldnt 22-25, F Sep 23

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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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    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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    well all I can say i'm 4 months pregnant and I am only 16 and not ready to be a mother. plus my baby father is not around so it better I give my baby a better life I just need help...
    mira454 mira454 16-17, F 4 Responses Sep 23

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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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    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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    My experience is a result of two adoptions. First my son at 3 weeks of age and secondly my daughter a year later also 3 weeks old. Both children had the same love, opportunities...
    Joeyandjana Joeyandjana 66-70, M Sep 23

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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 5 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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    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 6 days ago

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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 3 Responses 14 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 3 days 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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    Looking for my half brother, put up for adoption in Ontario Canada in the late 80's, birth fathers name was Brian Farnham and mother Lisa Hilliard. I want to find him! Any advice...
    cfarnham cfarnham 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 21

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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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    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 5 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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    Is it weird that I want to be a mother at age 14 ? I'm ready and I really want a baby is that weird ?
    bunnyKisses bunnyKisses 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 11

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    It was one of my mum's friends. He was in his late 40s and I was 12. He was staying with us because he had no where else to go. Mum had to go to another country for work so she...
    NotMuchGoingOnHere NotMuchGoingOnHere 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    My parents are very strict always have been and they always will be. Once when I was 14 I was a hour late now. My mom was out of town which wansnt good because I knew I was going...
    housewife4 housewife4 18-21, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm so scared my husband will leave me to have children. He wants children, loves them, idolises them. I think kids are cute but I'm much rather enjoying seeing, learning and...
    CorruptedAngel CorruptedAngel 22-25, F Oct 4

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    It's been nearly four months since my ex-girlfriend of eight months left me for someone else, and any hope of getting back together died down not so long ago. I've been speaking to...
    xSundip xSundip 18-21, M Oct 10

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    I don't have any children of my own but I can not imagine being able to abuse my own flesh and blood. I was never abused as a child by my parents but I was sexually molested by...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F Sep 30

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    I hate them. I am 16 years old, in grade nine, my classmates and I had to take home a computerised baby, which woke me up at 3am for whatever reason. It screamed and cried, and I...
    minecraftmaniac1998 minecraftmaniac1998 16-17, M 3 Responses Oct 8

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    I am the mother of children with different fathers. Right away when people hear that, they think bad things. They judge incorrectly. I never actually thought I would be in this...
    Col308 Col308 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    It shouldn't hurt to be a child. No child should feel like they are alone in the world, and nothing that they can do is right, but so many do, and the ones who do, feel like they...
    SouthernBella89 SouthernBella89 22-25, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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