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I Experienced An Adoption Search

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    hi i was taken from my birth mother at 5months old and ever since i found out i was adopted i was trying to search for my birth mother. i don't know what she looks like and i just want to see her but i am afraid too ask my adopted mom...
    CATOLOG CATOLOG 16-17, F 1 Response May 24, 2012

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    Found By My Son After 21 Years

    I was 13 when I gave up my first-born son. August of last year, 21 years later, my son contacted me. I was overjoyed and terrified. I felt guilty and ashamed that I had surrendered him, even though I had no choice at the time. And I wanted to see him every day since then. I...
    juicylucybelle juicylucybelle 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 26, 2009

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    Maybe

    ...the adoptee's birth parent[s] have another family and another life.Maybe they are deceased. Maybe they don't want to be found. Don't chase them on a social media site. Work with the placement agency that adopted you out and ask THEM to track down any leads based on information...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F May 30, 2013

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    Search and Reunion the Good the Bad and the Ugly

    Hope its ok to put a link here to my Adoption homepage It tells the nitty gritty of how my search and reunion turned out .... http://www.adoption-1960.blogspot.com/  just copy and paste the link to your address bar to go there
    oliviaz oliviaz 46-50 1 Response Sep 29, 2008

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    Lost And Now Found

    I was given up for adoption when I was just days old.  My birthmother was single and came from a large Catholic family.  It was 1975 and things were different then.  I never for one second had bad feelings toward her for the choice she made.  I believe everything happens for...
    nettyg nettyg 36-40, F 6 Responses Apr 8, 2012

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    As a small child, I was told

    that I was adopted. My adoptive parents didn't know very much about where I came from or who I was, only that I had a different first name which they changed during the adoption. When I turned 18, I found that I could make an appointment to view (but not copy) my original...
    eljefe3126 eljefe3126 46-50 Sep 9, 2014

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    Separated At Birth In 1975/reunited 21 Years Later

    My daughter and I were separated at birth.  I was 17 years old at the time.  Things were very different back then. I really wanted to keep her but had limited options. I was told that I made the ultimate sacrifice of love so that my daughter could...
    Carolinamama Carolinamama 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 30, 2009

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    Frustrated In My Search As An Adopted Child

    I have always known I was adopted and it was always ok. I always knew and had a lot of questions. I was placed at at wonderful agency near Chicago. It is the only orphanage that still takes care of babies on site. It was the sixties when I was placed there, and as part of my...
    hannaheh hannaheh 51-55, F 4 Responses May 5, 2012

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    Reunited

    My son found me. I don't know how, he's only 15, the same age I was when I gave birth to him. He told me all about data mining and public domain searches and stuff, but I couldn't follow any of it. He's smarter at 15 than I am now. He's taking Advanced Placement classes in school...
    supergirl1982 supergirl1982 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 30, 2011

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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 5 days ago

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    I don't know if yall can relate... But here it goes Before my guy deployed I had a lot going on, I lost my grandmother, my little sister was leaving for boot camp, my other sister...
    Bambieye Bambieye 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    I'm searching for sense of it all. I'm searching for the reason two good people can find one another after treading in waist high **** and things still not be easier than they were...
    twilightbutterfly twilightbutterfly 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    When I was 15 years old my Father and I went to check out the outside barometer, when in the distance along the skyline we saw a great silver star gently came upon us. The star...
    Alicehath Alicehath 56-60, F Apr 4

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    I experienced a online romance scam again. Good not to believe in. The crap. A beautiful profile chats you up. You don't here from her in. Weeks then she tells me crap that she...
    grgbyce968 grgbyce968 56-60, M Apr 12

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    By now I'm sure most EP members have experienced this awkward moment. You know.....the one when you post a story and you get either "trolled" or get a weird, way-out-there comment...
    MissisWolf MissisWolf 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 14

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    today I experienced racism..I had a white dude run into his car and said don't rob me while I was out walking my dog with bedroom slippers and a robe on..this really pissed me off...
    marquisb marquisb 31-35, M 3 Responses Apr 16

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    Hey guys I would like to talk about my experience, has anyone experienced something similar? Would appreciate your comments :-) I started when I came back from holiday, I felt so...
    goldhawk85 goldhawk85 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    Answers are a strange thing. They're something we are eternally searching for, yet we rarely find the right ones. Oftimes, we stumble across the answers we're looking for and don't...
    TheBlasphemousOptimist TheBlasphemousOptimist 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 8

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    I'm not exactly searching. if the right thing came along OK. if it doesn't, I'm perfectly happy with my life. let's see being alone or fighting! the choice is easy! i choose...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Hello to all you woman out there. Just as the title says is what I am searching for. Come join my groups and send me a message. Would like to hear for you. True breast man here...
    chuck152 chuck152 46-50, M Apr 10

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    I am searching for a woman to breastfeed me in the Woodstock to Toronto area in Ontario Canada.
    Kevin152 Kevin152 46-50, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Hey, I am new here and I'm searching for friends to chat :)
    Dalgis Dalgis 46-50, F 2 days ago

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    Hi everyone, I felt like for all those women out there with very short hair, and for everyone. I am also a girl with no hair and I'm happy with myself. At first I was hurt by it. I...
    Lizandavan Lizandavan 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    my last name is pippin am I related to Scotty pippin
    lex1515 lex1515 13-15, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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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 5 days ago

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    Hi All, I was in Cape Town for a leisure trip with my wife and friends. One night decided to go to a ***** club out there. It was one of the best Clubs of Cape Town and we were...
    dnsabuddy dnsabuddy 31-35, M Mar 26

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    My whole life. that's it. I'll write a book out of it
    OrangeCaramel OrangeCaramel 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Be aware of Black Magic Women. I hope you have realized that evil forces exists, don't be naive, the curse is tip tapping around you and when she's got you, your mouth is locked...
    Strawberrryfieldsforever Strawberrryfieldsforever 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I'm so pissed off that in the last three years I did not receive any medical care in the uk for being bed bound and suffering from a mysterious illness that it was not diagnosed by...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F Mar 30

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    During the course of my life I've been called the N world from time to time, monkey, and someone didn't want to sit next to me due to my skin color. But hey it is what it is lol. I...
    aliyahjonesss aliyahjonesss 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 30

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    This annoying brat at my school asked me why I hated enchiladas if I'm Mexican. One I'm not Mexican I'm freaking Ecuadorian. Two SHUT THE HELL UP.
    trixxmason trixxmason 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    You know, I never believed in love at first sight.. & I'm sure many don't. It was August 21st when my parents decided to plan a last minute vacation to the beach. Although this...
    Summerlove824 Summerlove824 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Has somebody ever encountered another beings while astral traveling? if so can you tell me what it or they were like.
    dannycool2013 dannycool2013 16-17, M Apr 3

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    Can someone help me figure out how to do this?? I really want to but I can't figure it out!
    theindigoboy theindigoboy 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    Xian.dee4 is an extortionist. Don't go on Skype with her. She has a bogus story about a brother with cancer and will ask for $500 after screen recording your reciprocal exposure to...
    storyteller4u2 storyteller4u2 51-55, M 3 Responses Apr 3

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    I might seem like a little silly and innocent person but I think I'm not ..I have done lots of things that had upsetted God and led to me experiencing hell at jobs and life...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I was a young woman, possibly 1800s, European, wearing an ostentatious dress with silky slippers, and I was standing next to a river with a ferry of sorts, on the lush green grass...
    SparkleDammit SparkleDammit 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    It is not me who choose to live at Webb house supported housing for vulnerable people with mental health issues It is my parents who forced me to live there against my will and...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Hello well I'm new at this website so I just want to share something that happened to me a few months ago, Well a few months ago I was on a vacation with my boyfriend and 2 other...
    Alondra30 Alondra30 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I spent most of my teen years in N.Y. One night, I was going to visit my English teacher for the first time. I was lost in the town and parked my car in front of a wrong house. As...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M Apr 10

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    Tonight I drove to Walmart to pick up a few things and on the way there the car in front of me had a movie playing. I could see exactly what they were watch. it was ****. it kinda...
    rissa94 rissa94 18-21, F 7 Responses Apr 11

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    A couple of days ago I had to work a little later then normal. I was asked to take one of my individuals up to the mall to meet his mother after work. Afterwards I was waiting...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 11

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