So, my daughter wants to meet me. (with wedding pics 5/7/11

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  • SpiderSpider Posts: 3,381Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    I'm so happy for you and your daughter- she's absolutely adorable and sounds like a very lovely, bright, caring young lady (just like her mom!). It's good to hear of a genuinely wonderful event with such great people, all around.

    So your dad was pretty excited huh? Is she the his only grandchild ?
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  • redcelticcurlsredcelticcurls Posts: 17,502Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    Spider wrote: »
    I'm so happy for you and your daughter- she's absolutely adorable and sounds like a very lovely, bright, caring young lady (just like her mom!). It's good to hear of a genuinely wonderful event with such great people, all around.

    So your dad was pretty excited huh? Is she the his only grandchild ?

    No, he has four others by birth and one through marriage. But, she was/is (still don't know how to call that) the first one. He can't have too many I guess!

    He was so funny though. I'm just thankful that no one seems to be holding any long term bitterness.
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  • geminigemini Posts: 3,325Registered Users
    I'm so glad it went well. Sounds like a lot of questions got answered on both sides. :)
  • maria_imaria_i Posts: 1,764Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    This is a wonderful story. :love7: Thank you for sharing it.
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  • SystemSystem Posts: 39,059 Administrator
    awww RCC that's cool you got to meet her and it went really well!
  • sarah42sarah42 Posts: 4,034Registered Users
    I've been following this thread since you started it, but haven't posted until now. I'm so glad you had such a wonderful meeting! Your daughter is beautiful and seems like a lovely young woman. I wish you the best with your relationship.
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  • badgercurlsbadgercurls Posts: 3,077Registered Users
    How wonderful! I'm so glad the meeting went well. The picture is beautiful!
  • SystemSystem Posts: 39,059 Administrator
    I've brought it up before, but just to fill in for those who don't know -

    I had a child in high school when I was 17 and put her up for adoption. She is now 21.

    So, now to current events in that regard.

    Her father (adoptive, not birth) called my Dad and said that she want to meet me. My Dad called me and we talked, and now my daughter has my phone number.

    I'm nervous and excited and God knows what all else. I'd love to meet her and see how her life is, but I don't want to butt in or to try and take on a mother role. She already has a mother.

    That is great! Please meet her and let her know that you love her. That is really important.
  • SpunkyCurlsSpunkyCurls Posts: 1,523Registered Users
    Oh this is awesome. I'm so happy for you and for her and hope this is the beginning of a lovely relationship for you both.
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  • journotravelerjournotraveler Posts: 2,816Registered Users
    reading your story has me all choked up. i'm really glad that things went so well. your daughter is lovely--and she looks a lot like you!
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  • LoloDSMLoloDSM Posts: 3,778Registered Users
    I am so happy your meeting went well. I teared up reading about it. Thank you for filling us in on the details and for sharing such a personal event. You look so much alike!

    I can't imagine how it must have felt to see her after so long. Best wishes to all of you.
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  • automaticflowersautomaticflowers Posts: 3,465Registered Users
    What a lovely photo. She's so pretty! And cool to see that she's got wavy hair. :)

    I remember you mentioning the adoption in a thread a while back. I'm so glad you finally got to meet her, and that it was fun and everyone had a good time.
  • RedCatWavesRedCatWaves Posts: 31,259Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    Awwww...who doesn't need a good happy-cry on a rainy Monday afternoon.

    Thanks so much for sharing the story and picture. I'm glad you finally found each other, and I wish you years of happiness.
  • curlylauracurlylaura Posts: 8,352Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    Wow. I'm glad it went well. That's really cool.
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  • M2LRM2LR Posts: 8,630Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    OMG, what a wonderful story and experience for both of you!!!
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  • gemidevigemidevi Posts: 510Registered Users
    What a great story! I am so glad that things turned out so wonderfully.

    And she really looks like you!
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  • PigletPiglet Posts: 1,451Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    I am so glad it went well.
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  • AmnerisAmneris Posts: 15,117Registered Users
    So glad it went well - and I too see a strong resemblance between the two of you!
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  • CanItBeChristineCanItBeChristine Posts: 6,343Registered Users
    What a great story! I am so happy things ended-up so well.

    What a pretty girl :)
  • PeppyPeppy Posts: 3,290Registered Users
    osocristie wrote: »
    I've brought it up before, but just to fill in for those who don't know -

    I had a child in high school when I was 17 and put her up for adoption. She is now 21.

    So, now to current events in that regard.

    Her father (adoptive, not birth) called my Dad and said that she want to meet me. My Dad called me and we talked, and now my daughter has my phone number.

    I'm nervous and excited and God knows what all else. I'd love to meet her and see how her life is, but I don't want to butt in or to try and take on a mother role. She already has a mother.

    That is great! Please meet her and let her know that you love her. That is really important.

    I think you missed a few posts. They already met.

    Congrats! I'm glad the meeting went as you had hoped!
  • 2happy2happy Posts: 5,138Registered Users
    Love the pic!! You are both beautiful.
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  • merynmeryn Posts: 1,807Registered Users Curl Novice
    So glad it went well! You're both lovely!
  • MarMar Posts: 3,004Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    What a wonderful story!
    I am so happy that it went well.
    Her parents sound like great people.
    I think she looks just like you-beautiful!
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  • YolyCYolyC Posts: 3,758Registered Users
    I'm so glad it went well. I hope this is the beginning of a wonderful relationship. :)
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  • yagottaloveyacurlsyagottaloveyacurls Posts: 5,766Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    What a moving, powerful, beautiful story...I'm in awe over here! :) And you guys are so beautiful...
    Thank you so much for sharing that with us.
    You guys should write a book or something.
  • redcelticcurlsredcelticcurls Posts: 17,502Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    Thanks ladies.

    Goodness, I've felt happy and giggly all day.

    I wish I was a writer so I could express everything that is going on in my head!
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  • redcelticcurlsredcelticcurls Posts: 17,502Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    What a moving, powerful, beautiful story...I'm in awe over here! :) And you guys are so beautiful...
    Thank you so much for sharing that with us.
    You guys should write a book or something.

    Funny, my daughter said that we should make a Lifetime movie, lol.
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  • yagottaloveyacurlsyagottaloveyacurls Posts: 5,766Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    What a moving, powerful, beautiful story...I'm in awe over here! :) And you guys are so beautiful...
    Thank you so much for sharing that with us.
    You guys should write a book or something.

    Funny, my daughter said that we should make a Lifetime movie, lol.

    hee! That's totally what I was thinking!
    I was sitting here thinking how I wish I was a fly on the wall. and then I thought.. dammit, I wish it was a movie so I could watch it! :lol:

    :)
  • redcelticcurlsredcelticcurls Posts: 17,502Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    We did have some laughs too, so maybe a movie woud work, lol.

    We were talking about wondering where each other was. I brought up a thought about how I wondered, "What if she needs a bone marrow transplant or a kidney?" She and her mother laughed at this, because she would bring up the exact same line to her mother. :)

    Luckily, neither of us needed bone marrow or a kidney...
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  • geminigemini Posts: 3,325Registered Users
    Thanks ladies.

    Goodness, I've felt happy and giggly all day.

    I wish I was a writer so I could express everything that is going on in my head!

    Maybe you could still write something down, just to capture a little bit of what you're feeling.

    If we are all so excited for you, I can't imagine how you must feel. :)

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