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Eventually I may give up work and become a Foster Carer.

LORD BURT

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I am 46 now, perhaps in 10 years time, I will retire and become a foster carer.

It is an honourable profession helping those in need. It will give some extra meaning to my life.
 
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Yea , that sounds like a terrific plan.
 
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I am looking for something to do currently.. I'm waiting on the disability claim I have but I'm kind of stuck in the mud until things start flowing again..
 
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It will let me scratch that parental itch. I do not want to bring a child into this world which is so unstable, but I can help one who has been abandoned.
That seems like a interesting thing to do.
 
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Yea , that sounds fun.. but I dont really have a topic or a hobby.. I'm just focused on thought patterns.. and not so much schizophrenia anymore.. since I lost the focus on schizophrenia things have improved.. voice-wise..
 
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Yea , that sounds fun.. but I dont really have a topic or a hobby.. I'm just focused on thought patterns.. and not so much schizophrenia anymore.. since I lost the focus on schizophrenia things have improved.. voice-wise..
You could just make video blogs.
 
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I dont know if things can get any better, I just know when I worked the voices were terrible..so it makes it entirely difficult to hold a job.
 
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I am 46 now, perhaps in 10 years time, I will retire and become a foster carer.

It is an honourable profession helping those in need. It will give some extra meaning to my life.
We need foster parents. Awesome idea!
 
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I think longer term fostering might be easier. A situation where a child has just been taken from his/her home and needs to be taken care of there and then - well that could be very stressful. It's an admirable aim though. Perhaps you should find out more about it.
 
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I think longer term fostering might be easier. A situation where a child has just been taken from his/her home and needs to be taken care of there and then - well that could be very stressful. It's an admirable aim though. Perhaps you should find out more about it.
I have already made enquiries. There are vetting checks, but if I pass that - should be fine.

I will not think about the details too much as it is something i wish to do later in life.
 
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I hope it works out for you 😊
 

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