Online speed dating for kids

Approximately 120,000 children in the US are adopted each year.

Proponents of adoption fairs will argue that the fairs lead to adoptions.

At least one state, Illinois, has done away with them altogether.

Technically I was given a choice about whether I wanted to accept them as a placement.

Yet the adoption fair setting forces children to understand dating concepts with which even adults struggle.

Likewise adoption fairs can give prospective parents the wrong idea about what they are getting into.

Singles everywhere are still faced with the arduous task of finding love.

It’s a job many children up for adoption know well.

It was pretty clear early on that things weren’t going well. But much like when you move in with a boyfriend, breaking up becomes harder to do.

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