Persuasive Essay On Adoption

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Adoption is something which is widely known of yet not so widely done. Why I may hear you ask? Simply because people prefer to create their own offspring rather than get into the long process of dealing with and obtaining somebody else’s. For many people adopting doesn’t even come into the thought process when it comes to that point in their lives where they are thinking about and making the choice to have children. However, it can be found that having children creates quite a few more problems than it actually solves. Adopting rather than reproducing or indeed having a mixture of both could be increasingly beneficial to our world and its systems in many more ways than common thought can see. More children would be off the streets and in…show more content…
However, we still have so many women having children when they are too young and in a place where they are unready to parent especially in their teens.
In some places children are even forced to live on the streets and in 2004 it was estimated that across the world one hundred million children faced that struggle. In America alone between 2007 and 2010 the number of homeless children rose from one point two million to one point six million – a thirty-three percent increase. These numbers are devastating and show one of many reasons as to why adoption and fostering rates must increase. You’re probably thinking something along the lines of ‘these children are not my problem, the parents or family of the parents should deal with this’ which in its own right is a very true and reasonable thought – but these parents and their families are obviously not dealing with it and why should these helpless children suffer?

Along with the dreadful lifestyle they would have to endure, they also have to battle feeling unwanted and unloved – something no person should be made to feel no matter who they are or what they have done. This is one of the things that lead to many children facing mental health issues, something that in recent years has increased massively in young people due to bullying or feelings of isolation. Today’s society is also among the reasons that we now see so many children with depression – 22% of whom, will at in one point during their lives

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