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I Gave A Baby Up For Adoption

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 4 Responses May 4, 2011

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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 5 Responses May 28, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    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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    I want to be treated like a baby for the rest of my life with all my heart! There has never been anything I have never been more sure of in my life. And trust me, I am terrible at...
    AlexBabyBoy AlexBabyBoy 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    I get extremely nervous/lightheaded around blood and needles. Also I haven't been in the best place for about a year and interacting with people without feeling intense anxiety...
    swiloa swiloa 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days 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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    My mom revealed to me that she was raped and got pregnant at a very young. She was forced to give the baby up for adoption by her mother. Now I am attempting to find my sister. Has...
    12angel3 12angel3 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    No hate. I really want to get pregnant and be a mother. I feel like even though I am young, I am ready for the responsibility of being a parent. I have wanted a baby for a long...
    justanotherpixie justanotherpixie 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 16

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    Brief background: 22 years old, engaged (been together 5 years and getting married this summer), I have a degree in Secondary Education, been working consistently ($250/day) since...
    Discontented01 Discontented01 22-25, F Apr 7

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    Brief background: 22 years old, engaged (been together 5 years and getting married this summer), I have a degree in Secondary Education, been working consistently ($250/day) since...
    Discontented01 Discontented01 22-25, F Apr 7

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    Brief background: 22 years old, engaged (been together 5 years and getting married this summer), I have a degree in Secondary Education, been working consistently ($250/day) since...
    Discontented01 Discontented01 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Hi all ! I am creating a web/mobile app called BabyPad for parents and care-givers of babies. This is a part of my final module at University and would REALLY help if you could...
    anneday anneday 22-25, F a week ago

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    Now that I am a mother of a 13 year old child, I no longer need a babysitter for my younger children. When I am at work, shopping, running errands, or with friends, I let my 13...
    mombusyoncomputer mombusyoncomputer 31-35, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    In one second a choice is made to give your baby a chance at a better life.This choice will forever change you and your baby's life forever.They tell you how great you are for...
    lovely2463 lovely2463 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I was young at the time, age 17. I decided to meet up with this guy who I thought was my boyfriend and the sweetest ever. Turns out I found out he was drunk and wanted to have sex...
    chebrianna chebrianna 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    how I became me. A true story of how I became a adult baby and not just a adult baby but as a adult baby girl. My true confession here might bring a bit of shock but please do not...
    babyglp babyglp 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    I'm sorry if this offends anyone but anyone who actually thinks gay adoption should not allowed can go royaly **** themselves Sorry for the language
    zakkoboi14 zakkoboi14 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Sometimes I feel like this makes me a bad person. But my reason for it is well...I met him on plentyoffish.com and we started talking and had alot in common. We met up about 2...
    alaskanrose90 alaskanrose90 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    In May of 2013 a guy that I have known for 5+ years and I decided to get together... A few months later I was pregnant...he knew I had 2 miscarriages... So he knew how scared I was...
    sissyash sissyash 18-21, F a week ago

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    I really need reassurance.. Has anybody had a stillborn baby their first pregnancy then had a healthy living baby after their second pregnancy? Im not sure if i should ever even...
    DieForMetal666 DieForMetal666 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Last year me and my friend AJ said we said that I live with his mom, dad and older sister and he lives with my mom, dad, and younger sister. We did this so we could see what it is...
    Sarahismygirlname Sarahismygirlname 13-15, T Mar 31

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    I got spanked today for getting bad grades at school. I got out my report card last week and as soon as I saw it i knew i will be spanked hard, so i decided to hide it from my mom...
    leaklog leaklog 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 2

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    I got spanked today for getting bad grades at school. I got out my report card last week and as soon as I saw it i knew i will be spanked hard, so i decided to hide it from my mom...
    leaklog leaklog 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    i dont want to be stupid and have a baby now... i know how hard i prayed to not be pregnant after my first time having sex a year ago i only prayed i wasnt because i new id be...
    XblueXroseX XblueXroseX 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    I want to have a baby like my sisters and my brother. I love kids and I really love babies, but I'm not married and my parents would kill me if I had a kid now. I do know its not...
    KiannaJ KiannaJ 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Before I got pregnant with my son I wanted NOTHING to do with kids. While I was pregnant I wanted to NEVER get pregnant again. When he was a sleepless newborn I told EVERYONE I was...
    Purplesloths Purplesloths 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    Things were okay until he came home from university. He decided to drop out a couple weeks into second semester because he hated it and it wasn't what he wanted to do with his life...
    halfbloodprincess halfbloodprincess 18-21, F Apr 7

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    I miss the times when GFs would insist I lay suckling thier breasts as they hold my head closely.I also miss the times I would be put in to a diaper,nursed,bottle fed and be put in...
    ToddlerTom ToddlerTom 51-55, M Apr 9

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    My boyfriend Jim and I talk about having a baby a lot. We both think its such a great idea. I am almost 28 and he is 32. We have like everything planned even the names. We also...
    KandyLuv KandyLuv 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I'm 42 and want a baby. I am not getting any younger. I'm financially stable and the woman can keep the baby with her. I will get visitation and will support her and my child.
    wacoachrusso wacoachrusso 41-45, M Mar 28

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    See, I want one, then I don't because I'm too selfish. Like, I need an ETA on how long I'm going to have to watch a baby. Or anything for that matter. I'm fairly impatient and...
    CharleeLuv CharleeLuv 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 7

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    I'm a aunt now :) my step sister had a baby on Monday and he is the cutest thing ever! My baby brother is going to be 1 on the 15th! I remember when I saw him come out of my mums...
    Love0218 Love0218 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    I have severe baby fever, but I know I'm not ready to have a baby yet.
    kaytiiimarie kaytiiimarie 18-21, F 9 Responses Apr 13

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    A baby's laughter is one of the most wonderful sounds you'll ever hear. Unless it in the middle if the night....ad you don't have a baby.
    PteMatriarch PteMatriarch 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    It's driving my crazy not having my baby. But I know I have to get prepared first, job and all. I love my baby already and don't even have her/him yet.
    justanotherpixie justanotherpixie 16-17, F 10 hrs ago

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    TTC Supplies- Wow, so I've been researching things that typically are needed for TTCing (Trying To Conceive), and let me tell you... This stuff costs almost as much as having the...
    IcySongBird IcySongBird 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Hello, I am a 13 year old girl and I would love to be treated like a baby. At my house when I am home alone I will walk around dressed like a baby and drinking from a bottle but it...
    tututata2126 tututata2126 16-17, F Apr 12

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    My boyfriend has a crazy baby momma. He got his ex pregnant and now he's with me and, obviously enough, she hates me. And I believe that is a contributing factor as to why...
    kittykat408 kittykat408 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    What's the difference between a Tree and A dead baby ? You don't put a tree in a blender.
    TehTapeist TehTapeist 18-21, M Mar 24

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    Part 3 - After the previous encounter I had to go when they asked me, they had to much blackmail. When I went to Annabel's it was just her and Emma again. They told me to guess...
    manchester20 manchester20 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    My friend Rob duensing and his 4 year old baby have a story that will break your heart please some one help them if you can
    laurabarnette laurabarnette 41-45, F Mar 26

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    Two years ago, I hated babies. Then my uncle became a dad and all that changed. That little girl changed me. I love her laugh...it fills me with happiness. A baby's laughter is the...
    BrohovahsWitness BrohovahsWitness 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    140326-1731 Okay, this is probably silly, but as I mentioned to someone else somewhere else earlier today, some things just need to come out of a person, and such needings and...
    Lgl700 Lgl700 51-55, M Mar 26

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    My husband and I tried for over a year to get pregnant. After one round of IUI we were pregnant. From day 1 I had problems. Open cervix, hematoma and lots of bleeding. I over came...
    milena82 milena82 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 29

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