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I Have a Foster Child

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    He's Unlocked A Bit Of My Heart I Didn't Know Existed.... - My husband and I have been trying for a family for about 4 years. I was never in a hurry to jump into motherhood so was...
    Carol01 Carol01 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 4, 2010

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    I Ask My Great-nephew To Live With Me And He Loves Me Like A Dad. - I put in more detail the circumstances in another spot... Just wanted to explain our good night ritual. Little...
    jimalee2000 jimalee2000 41-45, M Nov 20, 2010

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    Love Her Like My Own - We have been together for six yrs now. I never thought I could love someone elses child that much, but  I do! Its not always easy children never are...
    nectarine nectarine 41-45, F 20 Responses Oct 14, 2008

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    My Little One - We went through the process of getting licensed for foster care and our first call was a baby. Blonde hair blue eyes. We started slowly and got him on the wknds...
    portabella portabella 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 27, 2010

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    My son is 5 yrs old and was born with bladder exstrophy and epispadias. He will be having Bladder Augmentation, Bladder Neck Reconstruction, and Appendicovestocotomy surgeries...
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    I have a 3 year old with autism. I love him so much. He is so smart. I thank god for blessing me with such a wonder child
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    My two month old will be having his first bladder exstrophy surgery soon and I'm not sure what to expect. I don't want to say I'm depressed about it because he's the best thing to...
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    I am the middle of 5 2 older brothers 2 younger sisters. My brothers were always allowed to do what ever they want. Stay up late,drive, and lots of other fun stuff. My parents took...
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    - I was obsessed with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. I used to go dumpster diving with my friends, and found what I thought was a TurtleCom. I realize these days that it was...
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    Emma,Jack,Ross and Kylie have been to school today in england.
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    I detest my daughter. I love her dearly but I can't stand the way she treats me. she's a bi-polar, alcoholic, selfish user who has been beating me since she was 12 years old and...
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    The fist time I have a gift as Vanessa was by my mother she gave me a feminine clothes like heels an some things like this(obviously when it had grown more when she gave me this I...
    vanessalovewearingpanties vanessalovewearingpanties 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    My mom let me use sippy cups every night before bed until I was about 8 because it was a comfort to me... That in itself isn't so bad, but there are pictures that pop up on the...
    Boo37 Boo37 13-15, F Apr 1

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    I hate embarrassing memories, they creep up on me when I least expect it . ._.
    projectgwyn101 projectgwyn101 16-17, M Apr 2

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    We had a great 2 years if marriage when my wife became pregnant. I was overjoyed. Daunted. So happy to be a father, as I always knew I would be a great dad. Just as my wife was to...
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    I especially miss not having a son.
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    I want to foster children even though I have 2 of my own. But I don't have enough room right now. People have told me because I am epileptic that I can't do foster care. I don't...
    dewife2005 dewife2005 26-30, F Mar 20

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    I was a foster child for9 yrs
    mauricefleury1984 mauricefleury1984 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    Surf07 Surf07 18-21, M Apr 6

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    I LOVE A TREE When I pass to my reward. Whatever that may be, I'd like my friends to think of me As one who loved a tree. I may not have a statesman's poise Nor thrill a throng...
    GoldStreak GoldStreak 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    As a child, I remember witnessing the separation of my parents, not sure how old I was, too small to have seen that. There was a big fight, brutal, stabbing and yelling going and I...
    MarioPm MarioPm 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    I have finally met a wonderful, kind, loving man that I want to spend the rest of my life with. However, I'm so torn about moving forward with him and getting married because he...
    Konscious Konscious 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I'm getting really stressed because just recently I found out that my ex/baby daddy is a sociopath. No he didn't confess this to me. It's pretty obvious. He told me when he was...
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    I am 26 years old, happily married, and have no children. As far back as I can remember, I've never been in any hurry to have children. It's just never been a desire in me, as...
    AbbeyRoad2 AbbeyRoad2 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I have been married for 10 years and have three children with my wife. The last 2-3 years have not been enjoyable. I can't say that is due to any one incident or event, so my...
    canadiankid26 canadiankid26 36-40, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I know this sounds weird and even sick to others ... but for me its one thing I have always wanted ... I have always wanted to have as many children that I can physically possible...
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    I have four children; the eldest two are at university and the youngest two are 16 and 17. I miss my children being small and wish we could all go back! Am I crazy?
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    Hello...... I am hoping somebody could give me some advice, I'll explain my situation and I'll try to keep it short.... I think I have a narcissistic mother. In fact I am pretty...
    blueberry36 blueberry36 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My father was an abusive alcoholic. Verbally and physically. My parents divorced just after I turned 6 and my brother was 2 almost 3. My current step dad is an obnoxious alcoholic...
    MaydayLife MaydayLife 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I have a 7 year old son who is moderately intellectually disabled. It has been a very tough journey with him. I love him so much and want to do what is best for him. He has an IEP...
    jb2985 jb2985 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    We have 6 children 1 grandchild and a 2nd grandchild on the way, the bills are swamping more and more each week, trying to talk to him is horrible, it gets worse week by week. I...
    beebop01 beebop01 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I met him in early December on-line at a game site. We became fast friends sharing stories about our lives and families. We usually met in the early mornings always having fun...
    Itsjustadream247 Itsjustadream247 51-55, F 6 Responses Apr 1

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    Hello, I would love to have a child with a female. I am 23, athletic, Italian and white, I don't do drugs or smoke, very healthy, educated, and great genes in my family(my whole...
    kyle9000 kyle9000 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    Hello, I would love to have a child with a female. I am 23, athletic, Italian and white, I don't do drugs or smoke, very healthy, educated, and great genes in my family(my whole...
    kyle9000 kyle9000 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    Good morning, I have no idea where to start. I have four children one is almost 21 and moved out of the house and I now have three teen age kids at home. My daughter 14 no problems...
    therockdog therockdog 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 18

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    As usual I don't know where to start this, but I have to find relief somehow and writing always seems like the best solution. My husband and I have been married for 7 years (it'll...
    factsarefacts factsarefacts 26-30 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I think they are disgusting. Why would you want to have sex with someone you know absolutely nothing about, or someone you just met? What if you get pregnant, or get someone...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Last year in June my husband of 18 years confessed to an online love affair with a lady from his company that began in April. She works in a different state hundreds of miles away...
    ydoideservethis ydoideservethis 36-40, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm not in anyway socially, financially, or mentally deprived. I live with an average family. Thinking I have nothing to complain because some were even less fortunate than me...
    DreamerCost DreamerCost 16-17, M 1 hr ago

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    As a child, my parents died. My mom died and then my father died. My first foster mother brain we ashes me of how they both died. She tormented me and she would choke me and dig...
    Kadypril Kadypril 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I was put into care when I was 11. I never had a 'normal' or structured family life before that, but it was still a massive shock. My parents split up, and me mam moved countries...
    ruthlala ruthlala 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 4

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    It was the 25th of August, the night of my sisters birthday, when we got the call that my little cousin Jr. (2 yrs old) was rushed to the hospital and was probably not going to...
    Maiden95 Maiden95 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 22

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    I was brought up with three siblings, the older two hated my father especially the older brother who was from a previous marriage. They egged one another on and accused my father...
    Tigermoth35 Tigermoth35 31-35, F a week ago

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    I do admire people who adopt children. There are so many children in the foster system that need good homes to, and people who open those homes up to, are good people in my book.
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    I lived in an foster (i dont know what its called) with my lil sis when i was little, and there were a woman who taked care of us. She started to abuse us, and many horrible things...
    cassiie97 cassiie97 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 20