She too has wants and needs as well as her own thoughts and feelings about her adoption plan and whether to go through with it it.
Sometimes a prospective birthmother will connect with you and you’ll hit it off from the get-go, in which case, Congratulations! It could signal the beginning of a long and lasting relationship. Continue reading →
I believe my son and I were always meant to be together. Adopting him was fate.
I am sure you are wondering why I would say that so matter-of-factly.
My journey to adoption came after years of struggle with infertility. During that struggle I felt empty and hopeless. Never once did I feel it was going to be okay, yet I continued time and time again.
That changed for me very suddenly in 2011 when we made the decision to move forward and pursue an open adoption.
We completed our profile book and were ready to be shown.I was so hopeful. It was an amazing feeling.
I can remember so clearly saying to those closest to my husband and I that I felt our baby had already been conceived. I know this sounds silly but I knew that from the moment he had become life! Continue reading →