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 Why do Adoptees Search?
I was compelled to ask this question because of an apparent misconception where someone here recently said this:

QUOTE "No, but the fact that most of you go looking for your ...


 Why do so many people prefer to adopt from overseas when there are children in our country needing families?
Not saying it's bad or wrong, just curious.
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I'm talking about DHS adoptions, which are free....


 If you HAD to place you child for adoption?
Lets say you're dying tomorrow and have no family and you were FORCED to place your child.... (I know someone who was in this situation God rest his soul)

What kind of parents would ...


 Adoption Question? Opinion Please...?
I have a cousin who was adopted. I have never met her. Our family just found out about her a few years ago. We found out about her b/c my Uncle's ex-girlfriend from many moons ago, highschool ...


 Do you love your adopted children as much as you love your biological children?
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 Help me I want a baby.?
My husband and I have been trying to get pregnant for 4 years. We have had 2 miscarriages. We are now trying to adopt. I want a baby now I know I would be a good mother. How can I make this ...


 Do you believe that step parent adoption, is the most unnecessary form of adoption?
It seems like the main reason for step parent adoption is to alienate one parent. Usually the child is already cared for and nothing changes, other then the exchanging of parental rights.

O...


 Why do some people resort to international adoptions?
Don't get me wrong. I know that there are LOTS of children around the world who need good homes and I am glad that there are families who are willing and able to take them in. However, I have ...


 Would you ever adopt a child? And from where.If you wouldn't, why not?
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 Do you think that act of giving birth entitles that child to your cash?
Due to a teenage pregnancy, I dropped out of school and gave birth. I decided to have an informal type adoption with a family member from the father's family, who requested that I maintain zero ...


 Am I weird?
I know this is probably gonna sound weird, but here goes.

I am a 21 years old, and here in the last 4 - 6 months I have been strongly considering adopting a child. I know your probably ...


 Is this Ludicrous?
Is it totally Inappropiate to ask people to attend a baby shower if you are adopting? What if you are planning on taking in two children at the same time? It would not just be for the two girls to ...


 What do you think about changing a childs name under these circumstances
I may be adopting a beautiful biracial 1 year old.......('ll come back to this)

CNN did a report (black in america) on white men with a felony conviction was still 2 times more ...


 What is a better term for "Birth Mother" or "Birth Father" that would be less confusing to an adopted child?
All I can think of is progenitors. So much for being less confusing.
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I'm trying to avoid using the words Mother or Father in the term so hopefully she will think ...


 I want to adopt a child?
i want to adopt a child but i am really nervious is thatr an adoption agancy in the united states that i can got to so that i can talk to all of the childern an choose the one that i want to be my ...


 I am almost 6 months pregnant and plan on placing my baby in adoption.?
Abbortion was not an option for me. Are there any girls out there who have done the same thing and can say it was the best thing for them and their baby? I don't want to hear people telling me I&...


 Adoption over abortion!!!??? wads your stand???
wad your stand on adoption vs abortion?? do you agree adoption is a better option compare to abortion??? why??

plz give reasons to support your stand!!!! thanks......


 Why can't some Paps just take NO for an answer?
When a natural mother changes her mind about relinquishment after giving birth....Why is it that the "Wanna be Parents" can't take NO for an answer and leave her alone? Why do the ...


 What does everyone think about fostering kids? Is it wrong?
My closest friend has just been registered as a foster mom. I think she is wrong, because she keeps talking about when she gets 'her' child. How can I tell her sensitively that these ...


 In the adoption section, how exactly do you get thumbs down for these answers?
How old your biological and adoptive parents are.
YOUR feelings about YOUR adoption.
How long until an adoption was finalised.
YOUR opinions on adoption practices, reform, etc.
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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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