Life Can Bring On Wild Challenges Day After Day

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Life tends to bring on wild challenges day after day. People make decisions multiple times a day without even noticing it. Some challenges are easy to overcome; others tend to take a while longer to figure out. Sometimes you just need to do a pros and cons list, a lot of research, and give yourself some time to think about your decision. One of these decisions is a big one in my life that I will need to make one day if I ever want to have children of my own. I have been told that I may never be able to carry a child due to my Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS).
This is, I’m sure difficult for any female to hear in their child bearing age. PCOS is a hormonal imbalance in woman, with this it makes it difficult to get pregnant. Because of this I may have to settle on two options, adoption or surrogacy. This paper will look at the pros and cons for both, maybe helping me figure out what may be the best path in the future.
“There are 423,773 children in the U.S. foster care system; 114,556 of these children are available for adoption” (Thomas). Growing up, being in high school, I never thought about adoption. Now that I am older adoption is definitely an option in my eyes. There are so many loving children out in foster care that would do anything to have a family. Knowing that the amount of children being adopted is less than the amount of children that end up in foster care is heartbreaking. One issue I have with adoption is, can I afford it? I have always thought that
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