Helpful Relationship List Before Cohabiting With Your Babe

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On a yearlong student visa, I went to San Diego to improve my English. Over there, I met my Irish boyfriend, Cian. At the beginning of our romance, I couldn’t see him as much I wanted because of school and living with a host family. I got along with my American host family so I […]

You’re Not My Real Mom

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NOT REAL PARENTS Please don’t say they’re not my ‘real’ parents! My adoptive parents are my real parents! Maybe the real terminology people are looking for is birth parent. OKAY OKAY, I have to admit! As a child, I was a mean cu*t!! Of course, that hurtful remark came as soon as I wasn’t getting […]

SOS My Boyfriend Is Sick !

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SOS! MY MAN IS SICK ! Time to stop everything you’re doing; it’s the end of the world! My boyfriend is dying! SOS !! What are his symptoms? Sneezing a lot, coughing a lot, his throat is sore, his nose is blocked and leaking a lot, looks awful, a lot of sniffles,… He’s unwilling to do anything, […]

What you should be aware of before & after adopting

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YOU’RE NOT ADOPTING A PUPPY, SO PREPARE YOURSELF Adoption is a tough process and is not only a trauma for the kid but also for the parents. You know that nothing can prepare you for the reality of adopting a child. Adopting parents often forget that their adopted kid has a past before them. They […]

Should You Be Allowed To Adopt If You Have A Disability?

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‘My dreams were to become a mother, not to be pregnant!’ My mom always describes her feeling of adopting a child as a calling. She always knew that she would never be able to carry a baby inside of her. She’d never met people who adopted a child. She didn’t know any orphanage or an […]

The journey from Ivory Coast, in Africa, to Belgium, in Europe

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I’M ADOPTED! My parents completed my adoption when I was 3 years old. I remember it like it was yesterday. It was what I told my family and the psychologist when I arrived. One day, in Ivory Coast, planning to go on vacation in Europe with my biological auntie Elisa, her daughter Charlène, 16 years […]