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 Are adoptive parents always able to provide a better material life or is it just a stereotype?
Thinking of infant adoptions only....

There seems to be a stereotype that adoptive parents are wealthy and can provide a better life (in a material way) than birthpartents. Is this ...


 A question for those that were adopted...?
What problems did this bring to your life as a kid, a teen and an adult?

Mine are:
1. Low confidence
2. Scared of being abandoned (none of the families kept me as a baby)
3. ...


 Adoption question?
I have a friend who may be pregnant. And she was told that instead of doing adoption you can find parents who want a baby and legally make them the guardians and sell the baby to them legally. What ...


 Adoptees in reunion: Do your adoptive parents know?
I have met quite a few adoptees online and IRL who are in reunion with their biological families but have not let their adoptive parents know they have found them. I let my adoptive parents know I ...


 I want to adopt, how expencive is it?

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Amazes me how rude people are. When did spelling become more important then being a good parent. I'd rather see a parent who cant spell then a parent who smokes ...


 Should adoptees feel something regarding their adoption?
according to "boo hoo i'm adopted so pity" those adoptees that feel a sense of loss or rejection or other feelings are patheic people. This person feels that adoptees shouldn't ...


 How much research should one do before adopting or relinquishing a child?
And where can one find credible research on adoption issues such as the adoptee's experience, how biological parents fare post relinquishment and how to have an ethical adoption?...


 International Adoption... Child's Name?
My parents are currently in the process of adopting a child from overseas. Although we are completely against name changing, and believe that it's EXTREMELY important for a child to hold onto ...


 Looking for information on giving my baby up for adoption in ND?
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 We had unprotected intercouse can u suggest any tablets abotion tablets.dat works?
her period date is around 10. it has crossed by 9 days, she has taken a medice called "clear" it did nt work please help.....


 Is it wrong to be excited?
This was brought on by sweet sweet Jane's post about her impending placement. I am just jumping out of my skin with excitement for her! And I'm imagining what that day will be like for me....


 Questions for adoptive parents...?
There have been a lot of questions lately about why "birth mom" is offensive. I want to ask the flip side of this question to adoptive parents. Is it offensive to adoptive parents to be ...


 Which type of adoption is better?
Do you think, if you give a baby up for adoption, open adoption or never-see-that-baby-again adoption is better? And why?...


 Should a mother changing her mind be an indication that the child is not adoptable?
i have read a few postings recently about fmothers changing their mind. many answers support getting the baby back, yet, an equal amount believe that the adoption should stand as is.

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 Terminology for "biological siblings"?
I know all this adoption terminology is a giant mess, trying to be so politically correct an all, but I am reall really stumped for this one.

I have a mom, a dad, and a brother in my ...


 How do you prevent yourself from falling victim to adoption fraud?
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 How do siblings feel when they find their mother gave a baby up for adoption, how do they feel about adoptee?

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The children are now all adults and the adoptee was born first. The other children, so far, have no knowledge of the first baby....


 Okay I need some serious help!?
My sister was told by a judge she was not a suitable mother (She let her boyfriends abuse my niece and neglected her and was never around)and would have to put her 3 year old with another realtive or ...


 What would you think of a blind person who paid someone to take a sighted person's eyes so they could see?
How would you feel if someone came up to you, knocked you out took your eyes and then gave them to a blind person to have implanted by a doctor? The former blind person would go around saying these ...


 Looking to adopt... what now?
My fiance and I are looking to adopt, we've put ads out, done the "internet" thing... and we're getting nowhere.
We've gone through immeasurable loss, we've ...



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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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