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Don't breed or buy while shelter animals die! "Adopt, don't shop" means that if you want a pet dog or a cat, go to the animals shelters in your area instead of going to a breeder or pet store, even a humane breeder. This is because there's an overpopulation of healthy, friendly, safe, and perfectly adoptable animals building up in shelters with not enough people adopting them. Statistically, only around 30% of dogs and cats kept as pets come from shelters and almost 3 million adoptable animals are euthanized every year (https://www.humanesociety.org/sites/default/files/docs/pet-stores-puppy-mills-factsheet.pdf). In our eyes, it's selfish to
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forgive me for bothering you...but whould be so kind as to take a look at this outline and premise for my story project.

ive been wanting to get opinions on it from poeple outside my real life circle of friends.
(also please pardon the many grammar and spelling mistakes you are likely to see)

The Legacy of The Riftwalkersthis will be my first journal entry outlining the lore and premis to a long standing project i have been contemplating on for a long time called "Advant of the Riftwalkers"
a mass-cross over fanfiction project that primarily takes place in a Plane called Aethyria,a world that exists between,and is tied to all other fictional worlds in existance. and is the Home of the Riftwalkers,an order consisting of various fictional characters throught this multiverse that work in secret to preserve and maintain the Balance of all the realms.
here is a few simple Q and As for important aspects of the setting of my story
:::WHAT IS A RIFTWALKER?:::
a riftwalker is a character that has "gained the spark",the spark is what allows a character to to travel to Aethyria and to other fictional planes...in addition the Spark instilles the abiltiy to leanr and adapt to the various places they visit and even uptain traits and supernatural powers from them...
for instance,if creature from the Monster Hunter ga


i can also answer any curious questions regarding characters i have previously mentioned to be rift walkers (such as Kion,or Scarlet).

i am also open to suggestions as this is a huge project,and id like to captivate a wide audience.
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AprilSilverWolfProfessional Digital Artist
Hey can you help me find some adoption agencies that would work for me? I have a bit of a conundrum.

My husband and I only work part time so we don't have a lot of savings.  But the wait list for my province is 10 years and the provinces surrounding me aren't much better in terms of wait lists. I feel like I'm going to have to adopt from another country to get a kid because of the long wait lists here. But I also have health issues and my husband is under the age of 25 which cancels me out of a lot of adoption agencies as well. I was just wondering if you knew of any more lenient agencies when it comes to finances, health issues, and a young married couple I guess.
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MonocerosArtsStudent Digital Artist

You have to be over 25. There’s no way around that. It’s generally not a good idea to start a family (biological or adoptive) on part-time income, especially if you‘re very young. Families can scrape by, but it’s not something you want to do intentionally, and no agency will allow that. The only way an agency would allow for part timers to adopt would be if The hourly wage was somehow extremely high. I’m not saying you should never adopt! I’m thrilled that you want to. I’m just saying that it’s wise to wait at this point, which is what agencies will tell you as well. I’m sorry that’s not the answer you were looking for.

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AprilSilverWolfProfessional Digital Artist
I'm 25, it's my husband whose only 23. I wonder if that counts cause they let single people adopt age 25 and older, so wouldn't it make sense that they'd let one of us adopt even if one of us wasn't old enough I wonder
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MonocerosArtsStudent Digital Artist

It sounds like you’re both still very young and in a strained relationship, as well as not yet in a great financial situation. It would be best to wait, and adoption agencies will tell you the same thing. I’m not trying to be mean or judgmental or imply that you can never adopt, but I would definitely wait. You’re still very young, so there’s no rush. It’s completely fine to wait. There’s nothing wrong with waiting.

You also need to figure out the whole sex thing, because according to your other comments, you’re not even married by your interpretation of God’s commands. That will put a huge strain that a child really should not be thrown into. You guys need to figure out if you believe that two people can be married by God’s standards and not have sex. (You posted this publicly, so I’m assuming you don’t want to keep it private.)

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AprilSilverWolfProfessional Digital Artist
... What? I am married, marriage is a legal contract that contains witnesses. I'm not claiming that sex is what makes a marriage, I'm just saying that marriage is the means that God created for sex to be had, and that having sex is good for a marriage, depriving it leads to discord. Yes two people can be married without having sex, but that doesn't mean it's good not have sex. You misinterpreted what I said.
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