Essay On Foster Parents

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Final verdict

Parents are supposed to be there to take care of you, give you love and all the attention you need. But when the parents have an addiction living with them is not healthy for the child. Taking a child away from an unhealthy living situation is often times the best for everyone. Foster parents are people who love children and are willing to make overnight life changes to provide a better future for children who are taken out of their homes. As a judge I would rule to keep the child with the foster parents.
There are many reasons as to why I would rule to keep the child with the foster parents. For one the parents were irresponsible and the child was in danger when he was with them. The parents may be rehabilitated but there is always a chance that they can relapse. Raising a child can cause a lot of stress and these parents haven’t dealt with it for ten years. The stress of all the changes that they will have to make may cause them to relapse and in return cause
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The child was taken out of his home as an infant and put in a home with strangers. Not only did the boy’s life change but so did the foster parents. Overnight they were given a child to raise not knowing for how long they would have him. The parents raised the boy as their own child and consider him one of their own as so does the child considers them as parents. The child now has a stable home and a stable life taking him away from this stability may cause him to rebel and feel anger as to why he was taken away from what he considers his parents’ home. Taking the child away from the foster parents not only will affect the child but also the parents as they are losing a child. This boy may not be their blood but they have raised him as one of their own. Taking him away not only affects them but everyone around them who has seen the boy

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