I Have Thoughts and Feelings About Adoption

this is a group for people who have either been adopted or have opinion's about adoption. I wanted to have a group that I can relate to. 159 People

    Selected Not Unexpected

    I was adopted as an infant. I don’t ever remember a time I didn’t know I was adopted, I just knew that I was loved by someone so much that they wanted the best for me. I always told people I wasn’t unexpected, I was selected. I was curious about where I came from, always...
    Escucheme Escucheme
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Sep 14, 2013

    my birthmom was 14 and gave me up

    for adoption. we connected this past year after over 40 years apart. now she got a dog and wants to give it the boot. I'm generally pissed. I didn't know I was so upset till now. her other daughter also gave up a child at 16 and just got rid of her dog and previously her cat...
    Beth4u Beth4u
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Mar 25, 2015

    My mom lost 6 of her kids.

    Two were adopted by their foster mom. She treated them VERY different. One she coddled, the other she abused. One she called "my daughter", the other she called her by name. Two were in the system for a few months and adopted out. The family had them a few years and the woman...
    BOJ1988 BOJ1988
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Dec 28, 2015

    Connect Your Adopted Child With Their Cultural Roots.

    I believe connecting your adopted child to their roots is necessary. I know my child will never find their birth parents but they need to know for where they came. So, I hosted an international exchange student. This teenage girl was thrilled to live with us, learn English...
    paminparadise paminparadise
    May 16, 2013

    Ever since i was a young child i knew

    for some odd reason that i would be adopting when i got older. I use to see those commercials on tv with those children that live in africa and come from poverty and misfortune. i use to wonder why my family never did sponsored any of the children because there sloggan was, "for...
    SuziieQ SuziieQ
    22-25, F
    Jan 27, 2014

    NATIONWIDE Major Cable Network Casting!

    We are searching for people that are considering searching for their birth parents, or birth parents that are considering searching for their children. We are looking to hear from both birth parents or adoptive parents. If you or someone you know might be interested, please...
    johnkmolloy johnkmolloy
    22-25, M
    Feb 2, 2016

    I Was Adopted But Now Wondering About Put My Child Up For Adoption

    I am in a really tough situation and I am not sure where to go. To start off, I was put up for adoption as an unborn child, I have known I was adopted since I could remember. I have always been grateful that my birth mom never aborted me, so I could live a wonderful life with...
    ers5190 ers5190
    4 Responses Dec 15, 2011

    Adoption Facts

    Adoption Facts Adoption Abuse Adoption Facts | Exiled Mothers | Adoption Abuse | Unresolvable Grief | Terri's Journal | Terri's Journal Page 2 | Letters to David Part 2 | My Son David Allen's Photo Album | Recommended Books and Links This page deals with adoption in terms of it...
    lovely2463 lovely2463
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Aug 10, 2012

    I just want to be adopted by a family

    who loves me . I'm 13 years old and I have a future of becoming a police officer. I just need to be lead in the right direction
    vaaansssaaa vaaansssaaa
    16-17, F
    1 Response Dec 28, 2014

    I've Been On Both Sides of Adoption...

    I'm only 24. I've known for most of my life that I am adopted. I know a little bit about my birthparents, as far as names, and even seen a picture of my mom when she was in high school. I look exactly like her. (kind of scary)...LOL, but anyways, I also am aware of the fact that...
    lizzieprincess1 lizzieprincess1
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Feb 5, 2008

    Taken From My Facebook Notes:

    so...this is the beginning of LONG note on my Facebook page....currently I have it closed to only a select group..but I will share what I have written so far here.....so..I'm thinking of writing about my personal experiences as an adoptee. Almost anything in print you...
    debster592 debster592
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jan 17, 2010

    Taken From My Facebook Notes:

    so...this is the beginning of LONG note on my Facebook page....currently I have it closed to only a select group..but I will share what I have written so far here.....so..I'm thinking of writing about my personal experiences as an adoptee. Almost anything in print you...
    debster592 debster592
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Jan 17, 2010

    A Better Future

    It is a theme to reflect. What would happen to the children who are not with their biological parents? How would be the lives of these children if they didn‘t have adoptive parents? I keep thinking about how important the role of foster’s parents is, how they make a...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Mar 1, 2011

    Does anyone know how i would be able to find

    out my girlfriends birth weight and time as she is adopted? Thanks
    CharAimee CharAimee
    31-35, F
    Jun 25, 2015
    oakdolphinking oakdolphinking
    18-21, M
    Jan 27, 2014

    Take Responsibility, Don't Do It

    I have very strong feelings about this, you in America... I can't believe it get an abortion ffs if you don't want the kid or can't have it! There are children in Asia and Africa who are dying to get a new home and their parents couldn't get an abortFor me every time I see...
    NoatoNoaki NoatoNoaki
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Jul 14, 2011

    The Death Of A Son

    When I was a teenager I had two sons and lived in a group home. At 18 I was told I had to leave. I had no training, no where to go but a shelter, a 15 month old with severe food allergies, and a newborn. I had no way to provide the prescription formula  that my older son...
    ScatteredGrapes ScatteredGrapes
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Nov 23, 2011

    Open Heart To All

    i am here to say that although i am not adopted i believe that everyone out there that is deserves all the love and support they can find. God bless you and the families that take you in.. You are not alone in this fight and you are loved no matter what.
    AngelicHeart21 AngelicHeart21
    18-21, F
    Jul 20, 2012

    My birth Mum had 2 boys then had me

    and gave me up for adoption at birth cos apparently I wasn't a boy and my gran hated girls!! 18 years later I found her with another daughter and son who she kept. All different fathers. That's what hurts. She is dead now but my half sister whom she kept sings her praises and...
    madlisatom madlisatom
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Apr 20, 2015

    How To Deal With My Loss

    Mine was an open adoption and they promised on god i get to see my son but he turns 2 Jan 10th and i haven't seen him sense the hospital. I ask god why i did such a great thing for someone and they are so cold and uncaring we gave them something they could never have for 15 years...
    lovely2463 lovely2463
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jul 15, 2013


    Now I'm only fourteen but as a kid I have always dreamed of adoption. I thought it was such a great thing and it was so beautiful to help a child already in this world. I myself am not adopted. I do I have theses too girls that annoy me though. Both are my ex friends. One was a...
    ArtYouFeel ArtYouFeel
    13-15, F
    1 Response Oct 5, 2012


    I am 37 years old, happily married and I have two children. I have an 18 year old son and a thirteen yr old daughter.I just found out I am pregnant and me and my husband are considering putting the baby up for adoption. i am so confused. We have been together for 18 years. We...
    heartbroken75 heartbroken75
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Jul 16, 2012

    Adopted, sort of. When I was 15 my step-mum

    and dad separated, i was closer to my step-mum so lived with her. I remember cursing my dad one day i was whinging I wished he wasn't my dad. My step-mum responded with, theres a chance he might not be! (Apparently someone had mentioned I was adopted some years back, but when...
    Godleegirl Godleegirl
    46-50, F
    Mar 21, 2014

    So Angry So Alone

    i am adopted, i am having trouble with my anger towards my birth mother. i have reacently found her but that anger that i have had twords her my entire life wont go away. i had no expectations for her finding her and now she is well she is what i tought she would be but yet i am...
    lacyP lacyP
    18-21, F
    6 Responses May 7, 2012

    We Knew From Day One

    they onlyway we would have kids was to adopt them and we hadplans to start adopting the first in 1970 when we were thought school and had the other stuff in place to do but the ride of the place horse took her first in 1/14/1967 she went to live with god i hope
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2
    61-65, M
    Aug 11, 2011

    I was adopted so you could imagine myself

    wanting to adopted. More so the reason being is I was adopted and have seen the positive effects of others adopting for their own reasons.
    DML2451 DML2451
    26-30, M
    Apr 21, 2015

    My Only Regret

    I was 16 when I gave birth to a beautiful baby girl. I had not wanted to or tried to get pregnant, but I wasn't trying not to and I knew without a doubt that I wanted to keep my daughter. The first time I held her in my arms, bathed her, heard her first noises and then words, I...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses Apr 14, 2011

    Baby William Adopted By Step And Mike Hayden

    If i can keep people from feeling the pain of losing there baby then this is why i am sharing this.I went though a company called adoption network they tell you a lot of good things and everything you want to hear but in the end they just want the money they make off your baby...
    lovely2463 lovely2463
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Aug 2, 2012

    My Chance To Be A Son Again

    My parents died when I was about 8 years old. I was an only child. I none of my aunts or uncles were willing to take me into their home and I had no grandparents. I was sent to a foster home until the state could find someone willing to adopt me. I was scared and I wanted to died...
    TerryJ TerryJ
    31-35, M
    3 Responses May 14, 2011

    I'M Forced To Give My Baby Up For Adoption

    I'm 32 weeks, and I just signed the papers with the adoption agency two days ago. I was full of resentment and unwillingness but I had to sign it anyway. We're not of legal age to get married without parents approval. My bf is in the army and we don't have a stable income to...
    Angelapurple Angelapurple
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 6, 2013

    I have thought a lot about adoption

    since I was a young adult. Now I'm in my mid 30s and my DH is 50s, and he is on medication for low ***** count. The cons of adoption, for me, are the cost, and that I wouldn't get to experience being pregnant. The pros are that I wouldn't have to keep WAITING for my body to do...
    greensapphire greensapphire
    36-40, F
    Mar 8, 2016

    Complicated Life

    I'm 19 yrs old and yes I'm already a teen mom. I have a beautiful 2 yrs old baby boy and I love him so much. But this past April I found out I was pregnant again. I was really happy at first but then all the happiness went away when the baby daddy and my family told me to get an...
    kIm908 kIm908
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jul 29, 2013

    my sister adopted twins

    after a saga of IVF treatments. They have now been together for two years and have grown into a completely normal family. Best thing she ever did! There is letter contact with birth parents but no direct contact. Adoption can be difficult but it can be a blessing that I believe...
    deleted deleted
    Sep 12, 2015

    I hate that this subject is not talked about.

    My brother was adopted but people are afraid to ask about it. Ask away!We are just a normal family... I don't know why being adopted is something people hate or are ashamed of. My brother is my brother... blood or no blood. I hate it when people say " when is he going to meet...
    wingeyes wingeyes
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Feb 6, 2014

    I Was Adopted

    Well when I was 4 my brother and I were adopted because of my mother being unfit. She was on drugs would leave us alone all the time him only being 4 years older than me. At 2 I had learned how to crack an egg in a bowl and stick it in the microwave just so I could eat that day...
    melkie18 melkie18
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 11, 2012

    It's been almost a year

    since we had a birth mom back out of an adoption. It is incredibly heartbreaking and I still think of him everyday. I wish I could have had the opportunity to be his mother. I feel completely stuck and crushed, and I'm wondering if it's normal for me to still hurt this much...
    Ag0405 Ag0405
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 16, 2014

    i think about adoption a real lot i have two

    healthy boys. but before each healthy pregnancy i had a miscarriage and i know i cannot mentally and physically handle another. my odds are a fifty / fifty shot. i really want a baby girl . part of me thinks adoption is a good idea to give a baby girl a home who needs one
    sweetloveofmine sweetloveofmine
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jan 6, 2014
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