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Posted: 2/14/2006 9:11:12 AM EST
[Last Edit: 2/14/2006 9:37:16 AM EST by Bama-Shooter]
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Link Posted: 2/14/2006 9:12:22 AM EST
I'd say yes.
Link Posted: 2/14/2006 9:13:05 AM EST
[Last Edit: 2/14/2006 9:13:56 AM EST by Spade]
Sure.
Family relations aren't just by blood. Never have been in many cultures.

Hell, I've got plenty of "Aunts", "Uncles" and "cousins" that I'm not related to by blood.
Link Posted: 2/14/2006 9:14:54 AM EST
I won't be haveing any bio kids, but, do have three boys that are my wife's.

I love them very much, but, I don't have any comparison.
Link Posted: 2/14/2006 9:16:04 AM EST
Bettr hope the wifey doesnt see this!
Link Posted: 2/14/2006 9:21:30 AM EST
Yes, I have one biologic daughter and one adopted daughter. They are both well loved.
Link Posted: 2/14/2006 9:22:24 AM EST
Maybe not so much if they were pretty old by the time we met. I don't see how I could not though for a child I raised from the time they were in diapers. I doubt who's fluids created them would matter one little bit to me. I don't have a good reference either though, as I have no step-kids. I guess I can see where I might be more willing to fight all out for custody of those that were mine.
Link Posted: 2/14/2006 9:23:48 AM EST
Um, Bama, is it wise to post this on the internet? This is one of those things which may be true but which the step-daughter should never find out.
Link Posted: 2/14/2006 9:25:49 AM EST

Originally Posted By Kalahnikid:
Bettr hope the wifey doesnt see this!



True. But I know she knows this and the feelings are mutual.

However, my step-daughter has made it very clear that if something happened to her mother she would rather stay with me than her biodad. And I would take care of her. I would offer to adopt her from her biodad and release him of any responsibility.
Link Posted: 2/14/2006 9:26:52 AM EST

Originally Posted By happycynic:
Um, Bama, is it wise to post this on the internet? This is one of those things which may be true but which the step-daughter should never find out.


+1

While what you say may be true, it seems a bit crass to post it on the internet.
Link Posted: 2/14/2006 9:28:35 AM EST
No way I could love a kid as much as I do my son.
Link Posted: 2/14/2006 9:28:38 AM EST

Originally Posted By TheCynic:

Originally Posted By happycynic:
Um, Bama, is it wise to post this on the internet? This is one of those things which may be true but which the step-daughter should never find out.


+1

While what you say may be true, it seems a bit crass to post it on the internet.



I do have a habit of being a bit direct.
Link Posted: 2/14/2006 9:29:55 AM EST
My wife was adopted and her parents love her just as much as they love their bio-son, and they adore our little girl...who looks just like her.

You'd never know that she was adopted.

Having said that, I have 3 children and it just wouldn't be possible for me to love someone else's kid as much as mine. I guess I'm not built that way.

HH
Link Posted: 2/14/2006 9:34:02 AM EST
I used to think I couldn't. I have four kids that I love more than life itself, but there are some other kids in my life that I love as my own and would do anything for them.
Link Posted: 2/14/2006 9:37:21 AM EST
My daughter is 17. I love her with all my heart. If I found out tomorrow she wasn't my biological offspring I couldn't love her any less. I AM her dad, she IS my daughter. End of story.

Now her mom I may hate a bit more, but not daughter.
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