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I Have a Foster Child

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 14 People

    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 34 when we started and I had 3 miscarriages and then nothing. Although we're still trying, my husband expressed an interest in fostering about a year ago and I...
    Carol01 Carol01 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 4, 2010

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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, then for longer weeks and then one blizzarding night we went to get him for good. This was best because we wanted to...
    portabella portabella 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 27, 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 B is a very loving and over all exceptionally well adjusted child. At night I started telling Little B, I loved him "like" a son. I am very careful not to try and...
    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! But when I see her smiling, laughing and happy it makes it all worth while especially when I get a hug and she says I Love...
    nectarine nectarine 41-45, F 20 Responses Oct 14, 2008

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    I figured it was time to tell more about myself for my profile so here it is. I have two adult children that are dependant on me. My daughter is 23 and has aspergers, my son is 21...
    CallMeKee CallMeKee 51-55, F 5 Responses Apr 30

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    I gave my 10yr old step daughter some advice a month or so back and have only noticed now how much of it she took onboard. Things are so much better and her anxiety and guilt have...
    stormmistress stormmistress 31-35, F May 3

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    Some days are so much harder than others. . . schooling is a disapointing system for my child that is stuck in a dark age where theres no room for opening your mind.
    212panda 212panda 31-35, F 1 Response May 12

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    I had fallen in love with my sisters best friend but I had a girl friend that was a ***** to me One day I kissed my sisters friend Bianca We secretly had a relationship with...
    kingcobra6886 kingcobra6886 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    Today my child disclosed a teacher has been hitting him on the hand with a pen when he is not focused or working fast enough
    212panda 212panda 31-35, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    I remember when my sister and I (twins) were 10, we wanted casts SO bad, (we were young and stupid...) so we decided to break our wrists. FUN! we looked up ways to break our wrists...
    ohYaa69 ohYaa69 16-17, F 2 Responses May 3

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    When I was 12 I got embarrassed in front of my crush ok I know I shouldn't be on here I'm 13 turning 14 this week ok I had a crush named Matt and he's really cool and before this...
    coolcat1009 coolcat1009 13-15, F May 7

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    Ever look back at yourself when you were a kid and thought, "Man, I was so dumb back then!"? Well, this is the memory that makes me do that. When I was around seven years old I...
    LungDrac LungDrac 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 22

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    I finally ordered Charlotte's Web for my daughter. I'm still kind of nervous about it. I prayed on it also. Being that it stayed on my mind from the moment I heard about it...
    LadyHeyward LadyHeyward 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    I was in love with this woman who fell in love with me we work together at the library she was a janitor and I was the security guard it's a bad town that needs a security guard...
    dfries63 dfries63 46-50, M Apr 23

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    I am a victim- In 09 or 10 1996, my father left a certain German speaking country and travelled on Russian Passport to Moscow accompanied by his two toddlers. My older brother and...
    SteppeChild SteppeChild 18-21, F 3 Responses May 6

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    I feel that it was the only thing that mattered to me. If I had my child nothing else would matter. I wouldn't need my whole family, I wouldn't need a man, I would just be happy...
    LUzunov LUzunov 18-21, F 1 Response May 13

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    Please don't judge. I feel as awful making that statement as you do reading it but it is honestly how I feel. I am 41 years old and have been married for 11 years. My wife and I...
    kydadof2 kydadof2 41-45, M 1 Response May 1

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    I found out at 16 I was sterile. My doctors were treating me with a very strong cancer medication. They said I wouldn't be able to have children at all. At 16 I didn't pay it any...
    poeticdiva poeticdiva 22-25, F Apr 28

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    Hello, my names Rebekah and I am almost 19. Due to past experiences, I can't have sex. My mum suggested I come on this site to see what others could tell me because, due to not...
    rebekahcookie33 rebekahcookie33 18-21, F 6 Responses Apr 30

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    I personal, do not like children at all. If you do have a child they should be seen, but not heard, obedient, and well mannered. You never see that.
    angie989 angie989 22-25, F 2 Responses May 2

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    I don't really have much of a story. I have raised children and step children; I am now raising my 10 yo granddaughter, and when she looks at me with pretty brown eyes and says...
    Bobp51 Bobp51 61-65, M 5 Responses May 4

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    I have 5 children even though I am very young. I'm lucky to have my husband to help me out with them and we all get along really good. Our eldest is 5 (nearly 6) her name is Aimee...
    ElleTheLizard ElleTheLizard 18-21, F 10 Responses May 2

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    Okay look I know that I'm only 18 at the moment, but I do want a child. Soon. However I want to get married first. See I went to the doctor a month ago and she told me it would be...
    troublemakerislove troublemakerislove 18-21, F 3 Responses May 8

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    7 years ago today, I lost my 2 year old angel to terrible accidednt. I still miss him every day. I have worked hard to get where I am now. I am proud of the progress I have made...
    jeffyduke jeffyduke 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    I have been married for 18 years to my highschool sweetheart. We have 2 children ages 20 and 14. My husband has cheated on me twice. The first was in 2007 and he wanted to be with...
    kbrown1974 kbrown1974 36-40, F 6 Responses Apr 23

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    Ashamed I have been in an 8 year relationship with a monster. I have no children or marriage with him, yet he somehow keeps me in this twisted drama filled nightmare. I am getting...
    Beanss14 Beanss14 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 29

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    I was just diagnosed with AIH and i already think there has to be another way. These medications are terrible. I have two children and am 22 years young. I feel so upset about...
    mnkshow mnkshow 22-25, F May 1

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    I had this really weird dream, it was medieal times in was i lived in a small village, i was climbing the ranks by treason and scheming but at one point i found ny self in a...
    lifeaintshit lifeaintshit 18-21, M 2 Responses May 3

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    I miss my baby. She was a 20 days foetus. I am single now and I don't know if I can ever get settled in life and have a child of my own. I feel jealous when I look at my nieces and...
    crk4rk crk4rk 26-30, F 2 Responses May 7

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    I only remember bits and pieces of my dream last night. I know I was attempting to work as a model. I would go to the studio with my agent/manager who would take the modeling shots...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F May 10

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    I was diagnosed with pcos at 12, and am now almost 21. I have had very abnormal periods lasting long amounts of time. But since about 2012 I haven't had a normal period. I was...
    CathyNEric13 CathyNEric13 18-21, F 2 Responses May 12

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    I know in today's day and age, getting married in your early 20s is a bit of a stretch. But I'm old fashioned. One of my main goals is to be married by age 25 and have my...
    sunatdawn214 sunatdawn214 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    There should be a law that forces everyone to go through strict psychological tests to see if they would be fit/intelligent/loving/caring enough to have a child and/or pets.
    lindamerja lindamerja 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My fake Mother cussed me all day today. She took advantage of me and I became angry because she has a whole world of friends when because of her, I have nothing. To learn more...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    Just found out I have herpes yesterday. I'm going through so many emotions. My fiancé cheated on me and contracted it. We have a child together and are still together but I don't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Just found out I have herpes yesterday. I'm going through so many emotions. My fiancé cheated on me and contracted it. We have a child together and are still together but I don't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I went in to foster care at age 16, I was living with my boyfriend and he beat me up, so when I went to school the next day my counselor seen my black eye and called cps. I wouldn...
    bmorev bmorev 22-25, F 19 hrs ago

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    (1980) I was born while my parents were getting divorced. I saw my dad a handful of times. (1983) my mom remarries a man who likes little girls. My mom knew what was going on but...
    wingedvalkyrie7 wingedvalkyrie7 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 24

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    I am 14 let me start off before I was born my mom smoked drank got on roller coasters and she knew that she was pragnat she tired to she tried to have an abortion but she was too...
    Kellyfoster2000 Kellyfoster2000 13-15, F 3 Responses May 3

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    I'm a 13 year old girl, I was born on 9/11/2001 the exact day and time the first plane hit the World Trade Center in NY city. When my parents found out I was born on the same day...
    Ellie1dale Ellie1dale 22-25, F 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was just about to enter my building when I heard a child crying loudly and painfully. There was no turning away. I put down what I was carrying and walked in the direction of...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 5 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I am currently in foster care. yea. it's hard
    immatruelover immatruelover 16-17, F 2 Responses