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    Welcome back! Obviously, we're not as chatty as...

    Welcome back! Obviously, we're not as chatty as we used to be :(
  2. Question: Cheating

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    I am proof that infidelity can be overcome--but...

    I am proof that infidelity can be overcome--but only with a LOT of work, and a LOT of hope on both sides, and a LOT of communication---and an absolute end to any communication to the AP.

    If you...
  3. Have you both had checkups? How long ago did...

    Have you both had checkups?

    How long ago did you quit any birth control you might have been on?

    Are you overweight (being overweight can cause issues that inhibit fertility).

    Are you or he...
  4. Question: Curious

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    Unless you have new parents already in mind, and...

    Unless you have new parents already in mind, and a lawyer on retainer, you probably can't do this.

    Why would you want to do this?
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    HEY! *I* am the Witch in this group!

    HEY! *I* am the Witch in this group!
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    So... I started Weight Watchers almost 2 weeks...

    So... I started Weight Watchers almost 2 weeks ago (my weigh-ins are on Wednesdays). I was down 5.5 lbs last Wednesday, and I feel so much better already. It's hard, but not as hard as I thought it...
  7. Joy--this isn't about when the father actually...

    Joy--this isn't about when the father actually has visitation.

    This is about the father trying to take the kids OUTSIDE of his visitation time--like the middle of the day on a Wednesday. ...
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    It doesn't work that way. I don't know any...

    It doesn't work that way. I don't know any prospective adoptive parents that go "Hey, I really want to adopt a teenager instead of an infant or small child!"

    If people DID say that, there would...
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    The FIRST thing that should happen is that you...

    The FIRST thing that should happen is that you get your daughter to a counselor, one specializing in adoption issues. This is a bigger choice, with bigger repercussions than most people realize.
    ...
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    If your son is still a minor, we cannot help you...

    If your son is still a minor, we cannot help you search.
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    HI all! Just peeking in! I've been so busy I...

    HI all! Just peeking in! I've been so busy I swear I've hardly had time to pee.

    Life is good, though :)
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    I'm sorry, but you were probably told what to do...

    I'm sorry, but you were probably told what to do to get your children back before the courts ruled against you. You were probably told MULTIPLE times. You just didn't believe it until it was too...
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    Congrats, J. SOOOOOOO happy for you! ...

    Congrats, J. SOOOOOOO happy for you!

    Alty--Can you find her a stuffed rabbit that LOOKS like Kilala?
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    Well, the link actually goes nowhere, so I'm...

    Well, the link actually goes nowhere, so I'm thinking it's for real.

    I'd probably be asking the same thing, since it's a shallow cast iron pan that's not good for much more than eggs, in my...
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    <3 You are MY Jukebox Hero, J :)
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    LOL---I was thinking of the Dire Straits version,...

    LOL---I was thinking of the Dire Straits version, but either would work :P
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    Green Day - You Lied Finds a convenient...

    Green Day - You Lied


    Finds a convenient streetlight, steps out of the shade
    He says something like, You and me, babe, how about it?
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    What I sleep in depends on what season it is :P ...

    What I sleep in depends on what season it is :P Right now, it's flannel or fleece pants and a long sleeved tee shirt.
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    FWIW--sweeping my membranes hurt like hell, but...

    FWIW--sweeping my membranes hurt like hell, but started labor within 15 hours. I actually think (because this is how the brain works regarding pregnancy and labor) that I remember the pain of the...
  20. Question: Not paid salary

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    If I asked a friend to help paint my house, and...

    If I asked a friend to help paint my house, and they did (and could prove it), and promised them (verbally, of course) that I would pay them $50 (for example) and they have no witnesses, I could pay...
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    Eek. That is horrible. I don't think I really...

    Eek. That is horrible. I don't think I really helped much at all :( I understand why you want to hurry things along--but it's so much safer for both mom and baby to wait until her body says it's...
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    Rather than give you suggestions for induction,...

    Rather than give you suggestions for induction, I'm going to give you suggestions for finding just a little bit of relief when you feel like you've been invaded by an alien (one you love, but...
  23. Question: Ouch

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    How MUCH blood? Are you soaking through a pad...

    How MUCH blood? Are you soaking through a pad every hour or less? If so, you need to get to the doctor NOW, insurance or not.
  24. You can't really do anything. HE has to do...

    You can't really do anything.

    HE has to do this--he has to register on the Putative Father's Registry for both states.

    He has no rights until the child is born, though. The Putative Father...
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    J - that sounds great! I didn't mean to...

    J - that sounds great!

    I didn't mean to start a debate on health care. I really did mean that you were lucky enough to be able to just go in for help.

    I was sick the whole month of...
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    At least you're in Canada, where health care is...

    At least you're in Canada, where health care is free!
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    If you have registered, and she has chosen not to...

    If you have registered, and she has chosen not to find you, then what you need to do is stop.

    I don't condone reunions where both parties are not willing and even eager to meet each other. For...
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    The sinus infection (and upper respiratory...

    The sinus infection (and upper respiratory infection) is making its rounds at my house too. I'm finally feeling more human with antibiotics (xrays showed cysts), and now Lan has started coughing and...
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    Yeah, I saw that, but I had to get my answers in...

    Yeah, I saw that, but I had to get my answers in first :P

    O - Oahu
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    Favorite movie: Bladerunner Favorite food: Bread...

    Favorite movie: Bladerunner
    Favorite food: Bread (not that I can have it :()
    A person I know: Bonnie (my aunt)
    A place I'd like to visit: the Bahamas
    How I describe myself: Brainy
    Favorite...
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    Bah .

    Bah .
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    Boo! (What? I can't have a 3 letter post? ...

    Boo!

    (What? I can't have a 3 letter post? Craziness!)
  33. Question: My girlfriend

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    Have YOU had a sexual experience with her? ...

    Have YOU had a sexual experience with her?

    Then buddy, you took her "car" out for a drive without buying it yourself.

    You can't complain about having a used car if you're willing to have sex...
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    How old are you?

    How old are you?
  35. Question: Finding my Dad

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    We cannot help a minor search. You need to...

    We cannot help a minor search. You need to enlist your adoptive parents to help you find him before you are 18.
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    But she didn't articulate that BEFORE you left,...

    But she didn't articulate that BEFORE you left, did she? That seems controlling, and it seems like it's an excuse.

    No couple should be around each other, and not hanging out separately, ALL of...
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    My situation is different than yours in a lot of...

    My situation is different than yours in a lot of ways. However, I'll give what insight I can.

    One thing that often gets overlooked for women in their 30s and 40s is depression--it doesn't look...
  38. Have you tried ginger? That helps with nausea,...

    Have you tried ginger? That helps with nausea, especially in pregnancy.

    Also, if you have been unable to keep any fluids down for 4 days, you need to see your doctor. You could be severely...
  39. This is YOUR issue. Your wife is handling this...

    This is YOUR issue. Your wife is handling this just fine.

    And her reasons for deleting the messages and not deleting his name sound like valid ones to me--I have the same situation on my phone...
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    In 1992, I went to Planned Parenthood to confirm...

    In 1992, I went to Planned Parenthood to confirm my suspected pregnancy. I was 16, a junior in high school. I was 10 weeks pregnant; due to irregular periods, I didn't "catch" it the day my period...
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    Almost every teenager I have ever met is either...

    Almost every teenager I have ever met is either convinced they are already adopted (because they don't fit in with their families) or wants to be adopted "by someone who will understand them better"....
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    Because this involves international law, you NEED...

    Because this involves international law, you NEED an attorney.
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    A first time visit to the doctor isn't generally...

    A first time visit to the doctor isn't generally going to end up having an ultrasound at the appointment. For one thing, they don't usually have the equipment. I had an ultrasound every month of my...
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    How old is she? How old are you? Why can't you...

    How old is she? How old are you? Why can't you find her?

    We need a LOT more information from you to be able to help.
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    The reason your memory is really bad right now is...

    The reason your memory is really bad right now is called "pregnancy brain". I don't know if studies have been done, but a lot of pregnant women have memory issues when pregnant.

    I'm glad you're...
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    Have to spread the rep, J9, but I agree. ...

    Have to spread the rep, J9, but I agree. Completely.

    Of course, I think that the family of anyone in the adoption triad should get a little counseling to understand it, but in this case it's...
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    But--that's what I've been saying! She needs...

    But--that's what I've been saying! She needs counseling to help HER decide what is right, based on HER circumstances and emotional stability. SHE HAS TO BE THE ONE TO DECIDE.

    If she is pushed,...
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    I understand what all of you are saying. I DO. ...

    I understand what all of you are saying. I DO.

    I just know that if she doesn't make the decision ON HER OWN, then she WILL regret it--she won't have ownership of the decision and can blame...
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    No offense to all of you. I know you are trying...

    No offense to all of you. I know you are trying to help.

    But you're NOT.

    All you're doing is scare-mongering (even if it IS fact) and pushing toward adoption. I've been there, and while...
  50. Question: Birth Family

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    Where are you located (I don't need a city or...

    Where are you located (I don't need a city or anything--country and state/province would be helpful, though)? What information do you already have from your adoptive parents?
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