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 To all adopted kids and adults. I was thinking of adopting and just would like to?
know the feelings of the child adopted as a baby or as older. I would be all for them finding their parents when they turn 18 but I am afraid I would feel like they may not think of me as their ...


 Custody Issues?
If we had custody of my husbands 14yr. old when she had her baby, who had custody of the baby? Did we? And if we gave custody of the 14yr. old to her Biological Mom, would we need to give custody of ...


 Do you think that McCain wants to turn back the clock to the BSE/EMS era of forced adoptions?
As I was listening to the 3rd presidential debate, I felt bone-chilling fear at something that Senator McCain said in response to a Senator Obama's comment about abortion. To quote:

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 Adopting. What should I do?
I am adopting children from India. I want to adopt them between the ages of 6 and 11. I am a little worried though because I do not speak their language and they obviously don't speak English. A...


 So what to do, what to do.....?
I told my friend what my original name was (name before adoption) and now she won't stop calling me by it. I thought since she was an adoptee she'd understand. How do I tell her that J...


 If an international adoptee (child) is resistant to all efforts by the APs to be connected to their culture...
What should the APs do? Should the APs force the issue: send their child to language classes with the same expectations of any other schooling? What should the APs do if the child has emotional ...


 I want to adopt a child in about two years, how should i prepare?
Im thinking of adopting a child. Im 21 and im sure im capable of having children, but i really do want to adopt a child first from the US, why go over seas when we have kids here who need our help. I...


 Parents and the Differences Between Bio--Adoptive and Step?
I have seen Q's that ask "Do Adoptees Know they have 2-sets of parents?" and other Q's about "Who is a REAL Parent?"

Recently I have been thinking about these ...


 If someday all states agree to unfettered access to sealed records, what should our next reform be?
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 I am a black female and I am looking into adopting 2 children???
I am interested in adopting but I am not married. I also want to adopt a Biracial little girl and a little Caucasian girl. I was wondering what are the requirements for adopting and if I could ...


 What's the least expensive non-african country a single female can adopt from?
I'm 26 years old and have no other children.
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And for all you judgemental jerks out there who have nothing better to do than accuse me of all osrts of nonsense, I ...


 Is it better to have kids or adopt because im thinking about adopting when im older?
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 Where on earth did the idea of adopting because you're scared of childbirth come from?
Do many people really do so? I always imagined that most people adopt because they're unable to have children naturally, so that's a contradiction, isn't it?
I just read some ...


 How do I find out exactly what kind of adoption I did?
I gave my son up for adoption in 2004 and I thought I did an open adoption. The adoptive parents were very open in keeping me updated on my son. Well about a year ago I asked my adoption counselor if ...


 Shouldn't both sets of a legal procedure pay for part of the bill? Say in adoption?
A recent comment made me think of this. If people are thinking of children as commodities to be bought and sold, then why not have the biological parents pay for part of the legal fees when they ...


 Does the focus on the "adoption option" actually lead to more abortions?
I've heard many women state they could never carry a baby for nine months, labor and give birth, only to give the baby to someone else. They decided abortion was their only option.

T...


 How can my wife and I adopt a child?
My wife and I have have had trouble getting pregnant. She has never been told she can't get pregnant. We have been thinking about adoption but we have a few questions. How do we get started? How ...


 Adoptees, what would you do if you found out that your biological parents...?
sold you because they had older children to care for?
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 If a surrogate has a stroke during childbirth are the....?
buyers responsible for making sure she and her children are provided for until she heals or can they just walk away with dirty hands?


What are the buyers responsibilities in the ...


 Can someone tell me the good part and the not so good parts of adopting at 40 yrs old?
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BlameUrself
So, I just watched Juno- what is all the controversy over it?

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Besides a sonogram technician and an untruthful p-adoptive father, I didn't see anything coersive or bad with it. In fact, I'm happy that the baby ended up ... Read More


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Heather B
Why Can't People be More Supportive?
of Equal Rights for Adoptees?
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If you were to substitute the word 'Adoptee' for something like:



'African Americans are not allowed access to th... Read More


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Serenity71
Adoptive parents-If your child asked you to attend...?
A protest asking for reforms in adoption that may not work out in the favour of adoptive parents would you go with them?



Things like extended periods before placement of children and a ban ... Read More


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sarahhhhhhh
Why are people classing AP as strangers?
I dont like the way people are classing AP as "strangers" or "infertiles" does anyone agree with these names for AP?



In principle, the adoptive parents are strangers to ... Read More


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cruzgirlz3
What is the biggest mistake your adoptive parents made in raising you?
I'm talking about mistakes more specific to adoption. What could they have done better? Even those with awesome parents, were there areas they were lacking?... Read More

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AdoreHim
Wouldn't you love to hear positive stories from adopted children and biological moms here?
I am not saying that all the answers are negative about adoption, but I challenge you today to write one thing positively that has happened if you are adopted or have placed for adoption.



I... Read More


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ღDr. Love Muffin's Pirate Ta
What advice would you give to a married couple looking to adopt ....?
My Husband thinks we should adopt a "Baby BOY". I have two girls already and I cannot have any more Children due to a surgery I had last summer.We have a large house and the means to easily ... Read More

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Looney Tunes
Happy 2009! - Do you think the US will fix the foster care system this year?
Or make any positive changes!... Read More

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i do what i want
Why are there so many papers for adoption as opposed to...?
adopting a dog or cat?backround checks, legal matters, tests, papers,history checks, its insane how much more ppl think humans are more important than animals!they are both equaly important.they are b... Read More

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R
When if ever is the terms birth mom, bio mom applicable and or appropriate?
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pookie
If I found someone and they don't know it yet, what should I do?
There is a couple where I worked before all this happened, and I was told that they want to adopt. They are great people and I know they will be great parents. They don't know about my situation ... Read More

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examplepretty222
Interracial adoption??
can a Black couple/ Hispanic couple adopt a white baby?... Read More

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sunny
Higher adoptee expectations?
With adoption* costing so much today ($10-35K), are there more expectations (e.g. loyalty, achievement) for adoptees becuase their adoptive parents often went to great financial lengths to 'buil... Read More

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Free to Be
Difficult and provoking question?
Let's say that a very financially successful, married couple found out they are pregnant. This couple did not ever want children though (simply not kid-people). Instead of abortion, they decide t... Read More

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MCater
Im pregnant, and im thinking of adoption. Does anyone have any suggestions/comments?
Also does anyone know of any adoption agencies that are good or that that know anything about?... Read More

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Brezy
18 year old adopt 13 year old?
Can a 18/19 year old adopt a 13 year old? Or at least have custody without parents permission? My friend was telling me that she was planning to have one of her older friends that is in college adopt ... Read More

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Camira B
Do you think religious PAPs/APs are more likely to fight a first parent for custody?
This isn't a jab at religious folks so please don't think that. I'm just wondering because a lot of religious PAPs/APs that I've spoken to have said they knew that the child they a... Read More

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surfnerd
If an adoptee marries a adoptee?
do they give birth to an adoptee?... Read More

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mommy12406
School Project for my daughter?
As some of you may know (from other questions and my profile) I am adopting my cousin. Last week, she was givin a project in school to do a family tree, complete with a picture and a descriptive senta... Read More

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Baking fanatic!
Has your adopted child/children ever had mental/emotional issues after getting adopted?
i have a 15 year old son that i adopted from south korea about 2 years ago. he is extremely quiet, antisocial, and even cold with both me and my husband. its not even like he gives us attitude.. he ju... Read More

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BPD Wife
Adoptive Moms - do you ever feel guilty?
Do you ever feel guilty when your child gets seriously ill or hurt? Like maybe the bio family will blame you for something?



We just learned that our son may have a major health issue and... Read More


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cowboy_fan
Sometimes I get tired of being judged. What can I do?
When I decided to adopt, I thought I was doing a good thing. I didn't realize there were so many judgemental people (I'm not talking about people on this site. I talking about people I encou... Read More

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melmendoza1226
Adopting Grandaugher and Now daughter wants her back?
My daughter is now 20 and is stationed in Hawaii with her husband in the Army who will be deployed in June for at least one year. They lived with us when the baby was born neither having jobs. Daug... Read More

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Nosy Posey
If an adoptive child's biological parent surfaces up after 12 years, can they legally take the child back?
I am guessing they can't since they have relinquished their rights as a parent. However, I wanted to be sure.... Read More

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faith
Who has the most say in where my baby goes?
I am quite young and looking to adopt out my baby. I dont talk to the birthfather anymore, and i went to the adoption agency to pick up some couples profiles. I have found the perfect family, but i am... Read More

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sarahhhhhhh
Are birth parents selfish with adoption?
I herd some self centerd person (who is adopted), talking about topics on adoption and this is what i herd. "Adoptees dont have to thank anyone for being adopted, but adoptive parents should be g... Read More

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sizesmith
What 1 suggestion (not many) would be your priority to change to help the Foster Care System in the USA?
Please, just 1 answer each person. I'd like to know what different #1 answers are to fix the foster care system. I'm hoping that by reading some of these, it might help me be a better pare... Read More

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Answers Asker
What r your thoughts on what happened to Steven Curtis-Chapman's daughter?
Steven Curtis-Chapman, who is a huge supporter and advocate of adoption of children from China, lost his daughter yesterday as the result of his teenage son backing a car into her and running her over... Read More

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>>Jamie<<
Outraged by responses to woman who wants to give back her adopted kids!!?
How dare all of you judge her that way?Have you guys personally adopted or even dealt with a kid from the system? Yes there are some that just wanna be loved but most are just home wreckers no matter ... Read More

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Rae
If you were to choose from adopting a homeless child or a homeless dog which one would you choose?
In my opinion it is best to adopt a homeless child rather adopting a dog becasuse even if what the child turns out to be in the future as long as you treat him or her with love and care they will alwa... Read More

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