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I Have a Foster Child

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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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    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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    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 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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    Mekkaku Mekkaku 22-25, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Multiple phobias * 17 years___These include the phobias of even speaking out words. I once had the phobia of saying out the word 'failure.' That's how afraid I was of failures. And...
    WorthWonder WorthWonder 18-21, M 6 hrs ago

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    alantae14 alantae14 13-15, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    PTSD. it's what's I have now. post traumatic stress disorder. I'm not sure if you all know what it is but it's not that hard to figure out. one thing I suffer from is memory loss...
    alantae14 alantae14 13-15, F 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Duckygirl2 Duckygirl2 46-50, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Last week I tested positive for HSV1 and HSV2. My ex-boyfriend let me know he had it for 15 years. I guess it was a parting gift. He dropped the knowledge on me the night we broke...
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    I was the victim of sexual child abuse. It was a friend of a relative. She was a middle aged drunk. Just the thought of her touching me makes me sick. I love being on EP but gay...
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    I just got my first tattoo about 2 months ago. it's a tribute to my son who passed away at birth. And I'm planning another one for all my children when I have the money.
    LFunk82 LFunk82 31-35, F 1 Response 15 hrs ago

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    Im 25 years old and 100% have this, not that I have been formally diagnosed. I only found out about pica about two years ago but it explains everything. I seem to have cross over...
    terriberri15 terriberri15 22-25, F 18 hrs ago

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    Im 25 years old and 100% have this, not that I have been formally diagnosed. I only found out about pica about two years ago but it explains everything. I seem to have cross over...
    terriberri15 terriberri15 22-25, F 18 hrs ago

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    I'm new to this but I've never gotten over my experience and I thought maybe sharing it would help. I don't even care if no one takes the time to read my story, honestly. I am...
    daisyparker daisyparker 16-17, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    Probably dropping my pants all the way down in the bathroom in pre school sets the bar pretty high.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Al embarrassing as they are I would still have the urge to tell people about it when I got older, so I told people it was about my little sister.
    underlyinghonesty underlyinghonesty 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I wear diapers now cuz I almost never make to bathroom. Dr say because my body can't take the stress. but I don't mind, I like them and when they full and mushy, I poke hole and...
    11yodiaperboy 11yodiaperboy 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    My friends and I use to talk about "wet dreams" I was going along with the topic and I said yeah! I had one last night! I was so excited and all... I thought they were referring to...
    misssteele18 misssteele18 18-21, F 10 Responses 1 day ago

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    So this is embarrassing to admit, but my teeth are in poor shape because I didn’t take care of them for years. I haven’t had dental insurance for 8 years and when I went back...
    SpilledSecrets SpilledSecrets 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I was in foster care for a few years when I was younger and it was the worst time of my life. One family in particular made me into who I am today by making every day a living hell...
    lubesh lubesh 16-17, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Here are the 15 things about me... 1. Black woman 2. Enjoy time alone 3. Prefer to be close to those I'm familiar with 4. Love to eat what I shouldn't 5. Suffer from social anxiety...
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    This is tough. Every single day. My whole life I wanted to have a child. I planned my life around it. I got all my partying and promiscuity out of the way when I was younger...
    Whatsmystory Whatsmystory 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I wanted to have a lot of children when I was younger. Of course I can't have 12 children of my own since I have to spend my life being pregnant and breast feeding for 25 years...
    LeahNl LeahNl 31-35, F a week ago

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    FIRST I want to ask if any of you have had or thought about having surgery done to fix the webbed-neck and low hairline most of us are born with? I’m considering having it...
    CousinV CousinV 18-21, F Jun 21

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    I watched all the seasons in one day, im waiting for thw episodes to the new season, but the show teen wolf is having a new season so ima watch the hell outa that because its way...
    13yroldgaykk 13yroldgaykk 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 21

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    Now you see my life. This is my 100th post in Experience Project and I felt like it was time to reveal my origins, also known as my childhood through early age, to teenager...
    HighEndofYourLow HighEndofYourLow 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 21

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    Hi I'm Frank I'm 62 now and I have been married 5 times, yes sad I know but in those marriages I had no children, it's not a case of not wanting any just never happened. I hate...
    billyboy1952 billyboy1952 61-65 Jun 21

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    some days are just so hard...the simplest observation can be taken as the harshest critique and leads to the most excruciating tantrums because he can't understand nuance. so...
    JustJon707 JustJon707 46-50, M 3 Responses Jun 21

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    but im cool with that. I like other peoples children, I am not a child hater and I am not desperately broody and heart broken about not having them either. Seems to me we get...
    anonmemyselfandi anonmemyselfandi 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    I used to dislike children all together, but as I get older I have found that I really love them. I feel a huge need to protect them, provide good memories for them, and let them...
    ThatGirlIsPoison23 ThatGirlIsPoison23 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 19

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    I want as many as twenty children in my lifetime. I don't plan on using contraception, so once I marry I will welcome baby after baby into the world as they happen to come. I also...
    TheSundanceGal TheSundanceGal 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 17

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    I haven't been diagnosed with endo yet but my doctor believes i may have it. i went into the doctor a few months ago and expected everything to be normal but it wasn't, i was put...
    steph0807 steph0807 18-21, F Jun 17

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    When I first got diagnosed with polycystic ovaries my first and instant reaction was to google the syndrome to find out as much as I could about disease I knew very little about...
    cocochanel92 cocochanel92 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 16

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    I know I'm only 21 but I would do anything to have a child. My partner just isn't ready but I have never been more ready. It hurts knowing I have to wait 5-7 years to plan :-(
    Lalaleia Lalaleia 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 15

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    Hi so when I was little my life was horrible terrible u have no idea. I remember getting hit so hard by a vacuum cleaner cable so much for idk what reason but my butt was so black...
    Adviceornah Adviceornah 16-17, F Jun 15

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    I know I have middle child syndrome. I always feel left out of family things but have no one to talk to. Of course, that could be because I isolate myself to prevent having anymore...
    ethai20 ethai20 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 14

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    **sorry for the essay** sometimes i think i have middle child syndrome because i feel left out sometimes. i dont tell my family this because they'll look at me weird and have this...
    Aeril Aeril 18-21, F Jun 13

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