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I Experienced An Adoption Search

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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...
    hannaheh hannaheh 51-55, F 4 Responses May 5, 2012

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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...
    Carolinamama Carolinamama 51-55, F 1 Response Oct 30, 2009

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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...
    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...
    nettyg nettyg 36-40, F 6 Responses Apr 8, 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...
    supergirl1982 supergirl1982 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 30, 2011

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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...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F May 30, 2013

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    Experience Project - 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...
    CATOLOG CATOLOG 16-17, F 1 Response May 24, 2012

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    Adopted, sort of. When I was 15 my step-mum and dad separated, i was closer to my step-mum so lived with her. I remember cursing my dad one day i was whinging I wished he wasn't my...
    Godleegirl Godleegirl 41-45, F Mar 21

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    I don't understand why some people are against gay adoption. It means you prefer a child to be orphan rather than see he happy with the love of 2 dads or mums?
    miserableamy miserableamy 16-17, F Mar 22

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    My Name is Amber, I am 21 i was born april 1992, I have a sister who was born a year after me and my mother gave her up for adoption bc she couldn't afford 2 children at 17, I am...
    xmarshallx11 xmarshallx11 18-21, F Mar 27

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    When looking for love I find lust. With hope I always end up with distrust. When searching for faith I get misguided and when in search for you you're always hiding.
    Joselyn2 Joselyn2 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Thinking out loud...I wish I knew where I placed that ... I have searched everywhere for it! Now I forgot what I was searching for in the first place. Oh well, someday it will show...
    Blodeuwedd1 Blodeuwedd1 56-60 Apr 6

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    Hello everyone, I came across this group and have read through some really interesting and remarkable stories. It sounds like some of you have come on a real journey. I am a...
    littlestar89 littlestar89 22-25, F Mar 21

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    I was recently applied for a promotion at work. I'd been doing several parts of the job already and was told of the applicants I was the most qualified... I really needed the step...
    wornoutjeans wornoutjeans 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 23

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    I hate my current job but one of the most exhausting things i have ever done is job searching and applying to jobs. As an introvert i don't make a lot of friends at the...
    stryk stryk 31-35, M Mar 20

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    I think n my life journey I am searching for love and acceptance for who I am and to know that I am worth someone's love and understanding. Maybe not in this lifetime but in...
    hapsoul hapsoul 51-55, M 2 Responses Mar 25

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    SEARCHING A LOT ON THE NET BROUGHT MANY HERE
    TEBOGO1992 TEBOGO1992 26-30 Mar 28

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    It's always a constant search, because the spire of truth constantly changes. If you can't handle change, your in trouble!
    Maurelle Maurelle 22-25 1 Response Apr 4

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    If you fascinated, you can obtain the activity on Fifa Coins Search engines Play absolutely free. There seems to be a lot of interest that 3D animation get when it comes to...
    fifa14elena fifa14elena 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Even though it was almost 10 months ago, I remember that day so clearly. It was a hot, sunny day in the Valley. I like to dress cute and almost exactly a month before, I had...
    wackywoman wackywoman 26-30 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    My name is Wyatt andrew, and I fell in love with (and never spoke to again) a girl named Emily 6 years ago In a Holliday inn, in Terrahaute Indiana. I am only 19 but I still haven...
    shesmykryptonite shesmykryptonite 18-21, M 27 mins ago

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    to add to my last post, my sisters name is first and middle name is Mary Elizabeth, I don't know her birthday
    xmarshallx11 xmarshallx11 18-21, F Mar 27

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    I began thinking the guy I was dating was in a detox sober living program that this Jesus loving realtor in my town had created. Then I started believing that 2 other guys I had...
    manicvelvet manicvelvet 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 18

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    I was walking around downtown by myself and I pass some random guy. He asked if I had a cigarette. Since I don't smoke naturally I said sorry I don't smoke. He turned and said yeah...
    solojo solojo 31-35, M 7 Responses Mar 18

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    I hear voices in my head telling me Nasty things about myself
    bluebird222 bluebird222 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 18

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    Sometimes I hate going to public restrooms. Sometimes that's due to being with other women who just sit there and be dead quiet. You don't hear a thing. It happened to me this...
    FashionQueen86 FashionQueen86 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I'd be happy to share you my success story. I am in a relationship with a sweet guy, Larry 43 (I'm 35) who I met 3 years ago on agegapmatch.com. I sent him away at first --because...
    Victor1978 Victor1978 31-35, F Mar 19

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    Racism at school (first period) - Everyday when I walk into my class with 4 African Americans, we can joke and have a little fun. Then in the middle of the period, they always make...
    CrazyAsAlways CrazyAsAlways 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I am really struggling with birth trauma today.
    ninjacakes ninjacakes 26-30, F Mar 19

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    So there was this guy that I really liked last year. I confessed my feelings for him but rejected me. He said he didn't want to ruin our friendship and he already liked someone...
    p3ppermint p3ppermint 18-21, F Mar 21

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    When I was 11 years old my dad died from asbestosis, at 16 my mum had a bad stroke and died when I was 21. One year later my half brother died from a heart attack and three years...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M Mar 23

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    I have experinced a lot and its painful. I had a crush Jake Kulak and he never noticed me.
    Iambadluna Iambadluna 13-15, F Mar 23

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    Originally diagnosed with a bacterial ear infection, I actually had Shingles that lead to Bells palsy / Ramsey Hunt syndrome, with the usual symptoms. This is the first time I've...
    johnsonfamily38 johnsonfamily38 51-55, M 3 Responses Mar 26

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    I began Kindergarten with everyone as my friend. Around 4th grade, I had 2 friends. I was getting into fights. It was getting progressively worse. Finally, I got jumped by 4...
    YourLocalIT YourLocalIT 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I was in my parents house earlier, sitting and watching TV with my mother beside me. While watching, my father who was peeing just outside the door asked something to mom and i...
    elel110993 elel110993 18-21, F Mar 27

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    So a member wanted ***********, I waited until he said something really bad so I could report him and I did So if a guy named hithisisowen messages u, report him! We need this to...
    WonderinginWV WonderinginWV 13-15, F Mar 29

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    ...to snap me into attention my name was spoken and I heard it with every atom of my body, felt the vibrato in my bones...
    SShawnO SShawnO 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    Hello everyone! Today I will join all of you on this website to share our experiences.
    futureartist3667 futureartist3667 26-30 Mar 29

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    Im 18 years old and I'm in love with my Father, I wasn't adopted but I didn't grow up with him, I moved in with him over a year ago and started to see him in a different light he...
    clara350 clara350 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    I had tried and practiced for a long time and I made a highlighter roll to me. And it wasn't gravity either because it was on carpet. I also moved paper once. I haven't tried it in...
    justaGeneralization justaGeneralization 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    hey my name is master nick i am 24 years old and i have 7 years of experience as a dom behind me , im lookinng for a new female slave to train i work with everyone! if you are into...
    masternick masternick 22-25, M Mar 31

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    I had sex with my estranged half brother after a reunion. My adult children and other family members have disowned me and hate me. I feel so ashamed
    mawgan mawgan 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 31

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    I was taking the bus home to my dad's today and a boy, a year younger, I've known for years rides that bus. We went to the same daycare for a long time. We caught up a bit and he...
    UnderworldNymph UnderworldNymph 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I finished high school. But didn't really care what happened. I finished with just enough credits . Today , knowning what I know now I wish u could do high school over again...
    socalsissi socalsissi 36-40, T Apr 1

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    WE LOVE YOU YET WE SAW YOU NOT.... We love you yet we know you not Your fleeting presence ne'er forgot Yet even in your so short stay You brought such joy along the way. We'll...
    progeo progeo 51-55, M Apr 2

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    I had this cousin, her and I were so close. She was like a sister to me, we were best friends. I loved her. I know how cliche and pathetic this may sound. But I would have laid...
    xxlonelyroad xxlonelyroad 13-15, F Apr 3

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    Well first of all my english is horrible. I lost my dad almost two years ago and for some reason since then seems like my entire existence is pointless; i feel he was the glue...
    FunnyEnglish FunnyEnglish 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    My brother in1998, he committed suicide , I blame myself for not helping him as much as I did
    mauricefleury1984 mauricefleury1984 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    Weeeeeell, it was rather dull. This was at the Twin Cinemas on Buford. I think it's dulled out since it reopened because, the stories I read in the past make it out to be pretty...
    Coolie5Oh Coolie5Oh 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    My father had been dying of cancer for some time. His death was not unexpected or particularly traumatic. But at the moment of his death I reacted in a way that was out of my...
    darwinsconfusion darwinsconfusion 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    First off, some back story. I was at a play and I was working for the stage.crew for it. I wasn't busy at the time, so I went and prayed. God has never answered a prayer of mine so...
    corndog825 corndog825 13-15, M Apr 8