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 Adoption websites, is this normal?
I was browsing online looking for some sites that explain the adoption process and laws in IL (I'm not adopting, just curious). and i came across a site that actually has pictures and little ...


 Very serious adoption problem?
what if you just want to get in your social workers pants?...


 Contacted by adoptive parents?
When i was young i gave up my daughter to a nice couple who wanted a child. We agreed not to do an open adoption but 2 days ago the adpotive mother contacted me and said my 15 yr old daughter wants ...


 What are the costs associated with adopting a child?
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 What do adoptees feel after finding out they're adopted?
so im planning to give my baby up for adoption because i i know i cant take care of it financially..i love my baby so much even though she's not born yet,but i want her to have the best ...


 What do you think about the concept of "Adoptism"?
So, I'd never heard of this before until I was reading this debate type book about adoption. It contains different articles from different people on different sides of the issue, i.e. pro reform ...


 Do you think it is possible for adoption workers to give unbiased advice about adoption?
Adoption workers are paid by hopeful adoptive parents to find them a child (under 2 years of age, preferably an infant). With such a big stake in the adoption being finalized, do you think it is ...


 My partner would like to become legal guardian of my daughter, how do we go about this?

My daughter has never met her father as he is an abusive alcoholic and drug user. He has never paid for child support and more importantly his name is NOT on the birth certificate.
Do I ...


 Drinking milk?
Can drinking milk make you fat?
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oops wrong area ...


 Adoptive Parents: Do you feel as though you have purchased a baby?
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 Can you love 2 kids with all of your heart? how about 10?
Why is it so hard to get that an adopted child (or adult) can love 2 moms (or 4 parents) without taking any love away from the other....


 Need a answer bad!!!?
If a biological mother puts her child up for adoption and decides later on, after the child has been adopted, that she wants the child back, could she legally receive custody of that child. Please ...


 Really Funny or Really Hurtful Comments?
As a member of the adoption community, what are some really funny or really hurtful questions that have been posed to you?
For example- Funny- As an AP, I was asked if my korean son would speak ...


 Should lemon laws continue to be permitted in adoption?
When a child doesn't meet the exact criteria of the a-parent should they be permitted to just return them and get put back on the wait list for another one.

I can't imagine ...


 What are your feelings on this mother's personal truth?
http://www.eclectica.org Details
she does help others today. reform....


 What's the hardest-working type of foster child?
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 Good Opinions on Adopting?
I am 13 and always wanted a baby brother or sister and never got one.... my mom said she would think about adopting but she wanted to get some advice from people with experience... if you have ...


 Foster and kids adopted from state, Bad Kids?
Why is it that people stereotypically think that kids who are removed from homes because of bad circumstances, are bad kids?
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I have been fostering for 12 years and I ...


 A question for people who have been adopted?
Have you tried to contact your birth parents to find they want nothing to do with you? I am not trying to be insensitive, i just want to understand. I watch a series in Australia called Neighbours ...


 Can you give baby for adoption ....what if he dosnt want to sign over his rights?
he dosnt want to sign nothing , but im not giving this baby to him because he dosnt have a home and no job and cant take care of our girl . i would rather have her live better than that , and im in a ...



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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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