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I Gave A Baby Up For Adoption

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 43 People

    A Child Having A Child

    I was 14 when I had my first child, I prefer not to go into all the circumstances  surrounding this time of my life etc.........I know I should have but I didn't tell my husband before we married that I had given my son up for adoption, when I did tell him, he just use to throw...
    zynthia zynthia 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 8, 2011

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    It Wasn't Really My Choice

    I was 21 when social services pressured me into giving my baby up for adoption. I was in a sheltered housing flat and social services had stayed in touch with me throughout the years as I was an abused child (although I was never take into care) and had an Aspergers diagnosis...
    sarahd1988 sarahd1988 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 24, 2011

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    I Gave Up A Little Boy.

    I got pregnant when I was 16. It was one of the hardest experiences of my life. I live in a very small very christian town and I was looked down upon and ridiculed at first. I had people telling me I should get an abortion or just get rid of it. Others who told me I might as well...
    lml369 lml369 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 31, 2012

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    I'm sorry I have no experience giving up a child

    but I would like to write n be a pen pal to offer support for someone who needs someone to talk to about their feelings. Especially a young mother. I am a mom and became a mom at 19.
    dewife2005 dewife2005 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    Adoption Is Love

    A year ago, I was pregnant with a baby boy with a long term boyfriend. I was a sophomore in college at the time. I wanted to keep him but I knew I couldn't give him the proper life I wanted him to have so I decided for adoption. My baby Keelan is now with a loving couple who...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses May 28, 2013

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    My Poem About Giving My Daughter Up For Adoption

    Memories of an angel sent from God in heaven A baby born so precious and so small Born to a young mother, just a child herself Who made the choice to sacrifice it all She didn’t have any money, the Daddy was long gone Knew she couldn’t raise a baby solely on her own So she...
    beautytakesatoll beautytakesatoll 18-21, F 6 Responses May 4, 2011

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    I Also Gave A Baby Up For Adoption Because It Was The Right Thing To Do

    It was about 26 years ago, and I was young in my 20's.  I already had two little ones, going through a divorice and was going to school.  I did not talk about it much to my parents because I new they would talk me out it.  When not knowing what to do and I did some deep soul...
    conniegang conniegang 51-55 Jan 12, 2011

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    Thank You

    I want to thank all the mothers out there who decided to do this. I am adopted and I have a wonderful life and would not want it any other way. Thank you from someone who is
    jalfwit jalfwit 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 10, 2011

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    Hardest Thing I Ever Did...

    Jan 29 1997....i made the decision to give my baby-girl up for adoption..it was hard but in the same token it was a good decision...already having a son with autism..i knew i wouldnt be ablt to take care of her the way she should have been takin care of...the adoption is open...
    happygirl33 happygirl33 31-35, F 6 Responses Mar 6, 2011

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    while I was in high school, I was babysitting for the family of this attorney on a regular type basis..when he drove me home, he would always get flirty with me, and ask me about...
    meganbabygrl meganbabygrl 26-30, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    -- I was 15 years old, I couldn't look after myself, never mind a child -- Hi, my name is Kelsea-Marie, I am 35 years old, years ago I gave up a baby girl. I was 15 years old...
    kelseamarie kelseamarie 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 22

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    So part 2 My daughter turned 18 on 10-16-96. For some reason her turning 18 has triggered major issues for her. I feel like this is the "ugly" side of adoption. This past week...
    dfwgirl dfwgirl 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 10

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    Jus got home from school. Waiting for the school bus when my brother and sister get off. So f'ing tired of baby sitting these two. Stuck here for the rest of the day.
    jusleaving jusleaving 18-21, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    My Story I was born the second child to an immigrant family from Sicily. My Dad was the eldest of 7 children. His parents were hard working, respected, beloved, restaurant owners...
    joycealison joycealison 56-60, F Nov 8

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    141107-0048 I am inspired to write this because of being reminded of it by an entirely (except for a few words) unrelated thing. It's funny how this works, how something...
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M Nov 7

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    I been babysitting for a while a the kids I watch are so fun and and they are a joy to watch but sometimes they get in a lot of trouble
    wisdomgirl wisdomgirl 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    baby if I didn't messed up so much in our past relationship I wouldn't be sure now hundreds percent that your love of my life and only you I want for the rest of my life whatever...
    Lilyalexandergia Lilyalexandergia 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    I have 6 Angel baby's, they are all miscarriages, I have got pcos and cause my period are normal I got told that I could get preg I just need help, but me and my partner have being...
    westlife213 westlife213 22-25, F Oct 31

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    When my baby kicks I just giggle and poke back.
    flowrwoman flowrwoman 18-21, F 12 hrs ago

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    An interesting person you have met.So a week back, I went to watch the movie Interstellar with one of my friend. As we went to purchase our tickets I felt a tap on my shoulder. I...
    Girlwithbrains Girlwithbrains 18-21, F 5 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    today a 35week ex-prem baby shoot his poo onto my shirt, I believe there must be some reason behind... izzit a blessing in disguise?? LOL
    fallenangle fallenangle 22-25 7 hrs ago

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    So Saturday afternoon I got in a fight with tylor(my baby's daddy) and he made me so mad That, that night when I was about to sleep I started bleeding and that's when I called him...
    armywife42 armywife42 18-21, F Oct 27

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    My baby girl would have been 8yrs old this last Sept. She was born on my mother's birthday. She wasn't due until November though. My pregnancy was a rough one emotionally, but...
    SirenaVonLee SirenaVonLee 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 31

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    I'm not yet married but I do really want to have have a baby soon, a baby that I can call mine, a baby who will complete me, and one day I'm I'm already married and have my own kid...
    mcindygrace mcindygrace 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    This isn't a story about a miscarriage. I had a beautiful baby girl last year in june. but I had her in an already abusive relationship. After I gave birth I stayed up for weeks at...
    LotusFlower994 LotusFlower994 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 3

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    So I told you my neighbor will be staying over for the week so I gave her the list of rules , her duty roster , showed her her bedroom and introduced everyone She is a 7 year old...
    MayDiana MayDiana 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 25

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    My son will be 2 in December. I kicked his dad out of my apartment just before the new year. We did not go to court but both have my son half the time. I'm dealing with some major...
    tenderheart92 tenderheart92 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 29

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    I lost my baby, Ruby Anne, 6 months into my pregnancy. Actually I was just shy of 6 months at 23 weeks. I had an eptopic pregnancy at 6 weeks pregnant in June of 2012, so I was so...
    Triciax85 Triciax85 26-30, F Oct 30

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    My mom has been noticing that the girls and not so well-behaved lately and warned me about it She tells me to treat them the same way she treats me. When I heard it, I knew my...
    MayDiana MayDiana 16-17, F 7 Responses Oct 25

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    sis was been a rite brat las nite kept gettin out of bed so i gave her a spankin wit the spoon. she stayed in bad after that
    eimear18 eimear18 18-21, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    When you have a photo shoot with your baby or when you are pregnant, or when you want to have a little fun, baby month stickers are perfect. These shows the age of the baby or how...
    edr567 edr567 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    Hello people on EP This happened 2 weeks ago So my neighbor has gone back from somewhere and ask me to spank their daughter I was taken aback and asked what she did They said...
    MayDiana MayDiana 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 25

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    Day 4 We were at the playground after I picked up the kids from school. They were all having a bunch fun so I decided to record them when Amy decided to push one of the kids. I...
    MayDiana MayDiana 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    Having pcos has made me value both of my spontaneous ovulation children This year I became pregnant again, completely spontaneous we weren't officially trying but we also weren't...
    Triztemuneca87 Triztemuneca87 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    It really is often fascinating and fun working with newborns, kids and young adults, and I love the challenge of making informal household portraits. I'd personally describe my get...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 25

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    I'm sad and I wish I had a better support system an mother, but I don't and it makes me feel alone. I'm pregnant and this is my second pregnancy. My first child he is 11, and it is...
    hartbri12 hartbri12 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 3

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    141103-1231 I wrote a love letter of sorts to the baby, this morning. It did not matter, does not matter it mayn't mean the same to her as it did and does to me. I wrote a love...
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M Nov 3

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    I'm not actually a babysitter who spanks but I certainly had one that did. From the ages of around 10-14 my mum hired a babysitter who was only 3-4 years older than me to babysit...
    smacio smacio 51-55, M 2 Responses Oct 26

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    Tiny Zavier arrived in to our pictures studio at 6 and also a half months for a few gorgeous baby pictures with Mum and Dad.Docile little Jimmy was just 5 months aged when he...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 28

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    I see people on here post how they want a baby and there VERY young This is what you need before you have a baby! A diploma MONEY FAMILY SUPPORT A HOUSE BABY SUPPLIES FINSH ALL...
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 5 Responses Oct 29

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    now i don't know why but i like to baby girlfriend, now when i say this i mean i like to do things for her even when i don't feel like doing it, like doing her laundry,cooking...
    papaKwolf papaKwolf 22-25, M Oct 30

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    I really want have a baby but I don't have a boyfriend and nohting is working out for me right now. I just really want to have a baby but I don't trust guys. Is that weird? How can...
    AndreaAries AndreaAries 31-35, F Nov 2

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    i wish i had a baby, i want to have a baby so bad i want to plant my seed before i go and tomorrow isn't promised i'm almost 22 and i'm ready for some baby making, the problem is i...
    antoneli antoneli 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 8

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    I have had baby fever for probably a good year now. I pray to at least be prego by Christmas 2015. With my husband being in another state, it's a tad difficult to have a baby...
    HisLove2010 HisLove2010 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    I really want to have a baby, I know I'm not really old enough nor am I physically ready to have it. But I am ready, mentally at least. I just really want one, it'd actually be...
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 7 Responses Nov 10

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    I am currently eight months pregnant by my lover. He was also the father of my three year old angel. He broke things off with me October 1,2014 and turned around and married his ex...
    HisCharmedOne HisCharmedOne 26-30, F 5 Responses Nov 11