Home > Experts > Question Question Posted by: BOBO | 2013/02/07 WANTING TO ADOPT I am 39yrs old female & do not have kids, i so much want to adopt a child, i love kids to bit but my husband is totally against adoption. There are times where i feel lonely and empty inside especially when i am alone, thinking that i can make a difference in 1 child''s life. I honestly feel that God want me to go that direction.I have convinced him several times that we must go for it but he doesn’ t want to barge.Please advise Not what you were looking for? Try searching again, or ask your own question 1 Our users say: Posted by: Adoptive mom | 2013/02/08 Remeber that a child is not a solution to your loneliness your husband is right, loving somebody else''s child requires more than just loneliness in your life. Remember this child is not going anywhere, you will have to take care of them forever till death do you apart. You need to have a deeper desire than just loneliness, what happens if you get pregnant as well? What happens if your sister dies and leaves you with all her kids thus you are no longer lonely?You need to understand exactly why you want to adopt and what raising this child means to you then you can convince your husband on that. Maybe he can see that this is just a void that is temporary hence he is not convienced.Do more introspection and then speak to him with more conviction not just loneliness. Reply to Adoptive mom Have your say Your name (optional) Your comment Security × Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly. Search health advice Find an answer × Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly. Reply to Your name (optional) Your comment Security Close Submit comment Recently: Asked Questions Answered Questions Commented Questions Am I allergic to preservatives? Best formula for breastfed baby? Mourning Pacemaker Missed period Can my husband's drug addiction hurt my unborn child? Why Is my period lasting a month and a half? Non stop menstruation during Hormone Treatment Abnormal bleeding/ periods Abnormal bleeding Hi im on depo for one month now and have gained 7kg despite of the fact that im using herbex slimming products.What can I di to stop the weight gain? Crazy fantasy Does my husband have an affair with another man? Cant have intercourse HIV+ but not on treatment advertisement From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Discover treatments that can help reduce acne What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks?