I Gave My Child Up For Adoption

I'm a stronger person now! 22 People

    (PIC) It was probably one of the hardest things

    I've ever had to do in my entire life. I was just too young and I could not have possibly given my child the life I would have wanted for them. I would have been selfish to keep him. My son Greyson Silas L. was born on May 12th, 2009 and he was 7 lbs 3oz. He was literally the...
    KierstenJ671 KierstenJ671
    26-30, F
    1 Response May 7, 2015

    Life, Loss, And Regrowth

    (This story was entered in a project that one of my friends created in Austin, Texas called The Maternity Project; a small play organized with many different views on motherhood trials, tribulations, and beyond)You know how 'they' always say..."You'll never know what love is till...
    vachabeer vachabeer
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 27, 2011

    Adoption Can Hurt

    It was an open adoption. After finalization, the adoptive parents petitioned the court to have it closed. My son will be three in July. I no longer function. I have given up life. I didn't kmow i would mis him so terribly. I don't kmow how one is supposed to cope. I changed my...
    joliedecastro joliedecastro
    3 Responses Feb 14, 2012

    Open Adoption

    When I was younger, I made a vow. I promised myself if I became pregnant as a teen, I would choose adoption for my child. So at 15, when I found out I was 4 months pregnant, I kept my promise and decided upon adoption. Around that time, several situations occurred, resulting in...
    Under8construction8 Under8construction8
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Aug 2, 2013

    It is an open adoption

    and I get to see him about 3 times a year. I LOVE his parents and it is going great!
    QueenDevona QueenDevona
    36-40, F
    Mar 7, 2014

    I gave up my daughter up

    for adoption really recently. I honestly thought I new what love was, but I had no idea until I met her that night. She was beautiful and perfect in every way. I spent three wonderful days with her and because I was so high from her just being there, I thought our time would...
    Montanagirl13 Montanagirl13
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jun 26, 2014

    On June 7 2014, I took an at home pregnancy test

    and found out that I was 6 months pregnant. It absolutely crushed me. On August 25 2014 I was sent to the hospital due to high blood pressure. I was told that I had pre eclampsia. The only way to cure that is to be induced into labor. So I got induced and five hours later I was...
    Kayleeee9 Kayleeee9
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jul 27, 2015
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