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Adult Adoptees    Find support and encouragement for issues concerning adult adoptees.
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  • Just can't believe what society now deems acceptable
  • by beatricesmith Last comment: 18 minutes ago
  • [ Quote: Originally Posted by tygerlilyzz I saw the "Unwanted in America" program with Dan Rather. My thoughts were: So did I Quote: The program focused mainly on international adoptions and the rehoming of those children. It specifically focused on Ethiopian adoptees. It was divided into three parts 1) A family who...


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Adoptive Parents    Before and after adopting, including stepparent adoption, those living outside the U.S., more...
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  • Confessions...
  • by Sunshinegirl2011 Last comment: Yesterday at 09:00 AM
  • I confess I've finally gotten deliberate about talking to Rockstar about his biological (1/2) brother. Rockstar is 3 1/2 yrs, extremely verbal, inquisitive and has understood many family relationships for awhile now. We have an open adoption and visit with Brother, talk on the phone, look at pics, etc but I've avoided the word "brother" because bfamily hasn't told Brother (age 5) who Rockstar...


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International Adoption    Azerbaijan to Zimbabwe, discuss concerns, share your stories, support, tips, more...
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  • Adoption From Ukraine Success Story
  • by CathyStone Last comment: 16 Dec 2014 01:37 PM
  • Finally I can share two more adoption success stories coming from my sister and neighbors who adopted independently in 2014. As an experienced adopter (I adopted twice from Ukraine) I was helping our neighbors and then my sister adopt from Ukraine. They finally completed their adoption and came back home with kids this year !!! Both of them adopted generally healthy sibling groups: 7 and 10...


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Birth Parents    Birth Family support, unplanned pregnancy, open adoption, reuniting & more.
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  • Question for birth mom - name on birth certificate?
  • by redsox2004 Last comment: 14 Dec 2014 12:58 PM
  • Thank you all for the replies and perspective! bamabelle1982 - yeah, I don't believe my father was present so could see how I could have got my birthmom name... loveajax - yes, from MA (how'd you guess :>). she was not married at the time BUT was to be married a few months later per the notes I got from Catholic Charities. Perhaps since he wasn't around is why I got her name.....


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Parenting    All-parent support, balancing work and family, discipline, understanding your child, more...
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  • Child who lies, lies, lies!!! And steals.
  • by millie58 Last comment: 12 Dec 2014 06:45 PM
  • What kind of therapy has he been in? What was his past? EMDR works wonders. I am so done with the behavior of my 10 year old!!! Except, obviously, I don't get to be done. I get to parent and love this child who lies ALL THE TIME! And steals. And is defiant. Not bad tempered or oppositional, but classically defiant. And has no clue/care about how he affects those around him, or that he...


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Search and Reunion    Adoption birthfamily and adoptee search messages, support, reunion stories, more...
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  • Forms for petitioning court
  • by cantwait Last comment: Today at 07:24 AM
  • I need all of you to join our Oklahoma Adoptees group on Facebook. We have new information that could help you all.


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Special Needs and Attachment    Adopting & parenting children with challenges: attachment, drug & alcohol exposure, ADHD, more...

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Foster Care and Adoption    Becoming a foster parent, foster parenting, adopting foster children, subsidies, & more.
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  • A religious dilemma
  • by Honoria Last comment: 18 minutes ago
  • I so agree with the last poster that we need to be tolerant and understanding of other's beliefs and practices!


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What I know. .. - (12 Jul 2014 12:28 AM)
I think he was born 2 years before me but I'm not sure. I was born in 1972. Mom is Sue Ellen Smith DOB 2/22/1952 & Dad is Donnie Jay Gribble DOB 09/07/1951. My Mom & Dad are almost exactly 20 years o...
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Looking for biological brother (Gribble or Smith) - (07 Aug 2014 11:14 AM)
Looking for my bilogical brother born to Sue Ellen Smith from Newport News, Va, her DOB is 2/22/52....
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ISO Granddaughter - (20 Oct 2014 09:01 PM)
Have been searching for Granddaughter since 2003.She was born in North Myrtle Beach, SC, but was adopted in Brunswick County NC. Birthdate 10/07/1982. She had red hair at birth. Would like very muc...
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birth mother - (19 Dec 2014 11:38 PM)
i have no idea if anyone will read this or see this but i just have so much on my mind i feel like this is the one way to maybe help me out my name is elizabeth and I'm 23. i was born on 11/25/1991...
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