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Atheist Adoptive Parents

Started this discussion. Last reply by Amit Biswas Dec 17, 2013. 8 Replies

My husband and I are going to adopt internationally and I was wondering if there are any other adoptive parents involved in this community? So often, adoptive parents talk about "God's Plan" and…Continue

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Amit Biswas replied to Mandy's discussion 'Atheist Adoptive Parents'
"Sarah, interesting, can you kindly elaborate why adopted children are different ? Would like to get your insights. email - amitandmou at gmail"
Dec 17, 2013
Amit Biswas replied to Mandy's discussion 'Atheist Adoptive Parents'
"We are considering domestic, transracial open adoption. Would like to know about similar communities. Didnt want to go international due to the hassles, and also because it cant be open. We had done quite a bit of research and reflection on…"
Dec 17, 2013
Sarah Jane Hall replied to Mandy's discussion 'Atheist Adoptive Parents'
"I have not adopted, but I am adopted.  I can tell you from my experience that as long as you really really want this and love this child, or children and you are well suited financially and are stable relatively "normal" people that…"
Jan 25, 2013
Judith van der Roos liked Mandy's discussion Atheist Adoptive Parents
Jan 12, 2013
Judith van der Roos replied to Mandy's discussion 'Atheist Adoptive Parents'
"Hello Mandy. My wife and I have two biological children and two adopted children. Our two adopted children came first. No trans-racial here, all through and through Dutch. However our oldest daughter is physically disabled…"
Jan 12, 2013
Alan replied to Mandy's discussion 'Atheist Adoptive Parents'
"This thread has some good info and links: http://community.babycenter.com/post/a31912893/non-religious_adoption_agencies You could try looking for Unitarian Universalist agencies... UU would be appalled at my description but they are basically a…"
Jan 11, 2013
tracy ann replied to Mandy's discussion 'Atheist Adoptive Parents'
"Have you come across any more atheist friendly sites for adoption? I'm a "birth mother" and it really seems that every profile or couple I come across is religious. Any help would be appreaciated : ) Thank you tampabayFL32@yahoo.com"
Jan 11, 2013
Alan replied to Mandy's discussion 'Atheist Adoptive Parents'
"We adopted internationally a few years ago (trans-racial) from a largely Muslim country. I think as an atheist we actually had an easier time than the Christians. We have always been accepting of different religious beliefs, and enjoy teaching…"
Sep 14, 2012
Doug Reardon replied to Mandy's discussion 'Atheist Adoptive Parents'
"We, my wife and I, adopted almost 23 years ago, we tried foreign adoption, but ended up doing a private in State adoption. "
Aug 27, 2012
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Atheist Adoptive Parents

My husband and I are going to adopt internationally and I was wondering if there are any other adoptive parents involved in this community? So often, adoptive parents talk about "God's Plan" and "God's Gift" and it is a largely evangelical movement which is frustrating, to say the least. I would love to engage in conversation with atheist adoptive parents or those who are considering adoption. I would be particularly interested in hearing about trans-racial adoption from those with that…See More
Aug 27, 2012
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Mandy commented on Virginia Templeton's blog post 'The type of Mother I want to be.'
"Very cool post!! Your daughter is lucky to grow up in such an open household!"
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Gingrich: 'These Children are Going to Grow Up in a Country ... Which Worships God'

"A genuinely free country which worships god sounds like an oxymoron to me. Such a shame that those children are being taught that America isn't a place of religious or non-religious freedom."
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I'm Mandy and I've been an atheist since I was 14 years old. I am currently living in Spain for my husband's job, but when we get back to the States, I call Philly my home.
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I enjoy reading and speaking with people who are similar to me in their atheist beliefs. I also gain so much by reading other people's stories and experiences.
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It was illogical to believe in such ridiculousness.
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