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Greg and SueZann

Hi, we are Greg, Suezann, and, Alexa from Aldie, Virginia. We are excited to expand our family once again through adoption! We are honored and very thankful to have you read our letter. We respect and admire your courage and willingness to consider adoption for your child. Thank you for considering us as potential parents for your baby. You are doing something for us that we cannot do for ourselves. The grace in that act ...

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Lucinda and Brian

Hi! How are you? Lucinda and Brian here. We understand the choice to make an adoption plan for your child cannot be an easy decision – it may be difficult to know what to do at each turn in life, especially when your child is involved. Choosing adoption as a plan in your life will likely affect many people: it creates a circle between you, your child and the adoptive family you choose. If our partnering ...

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Ben and Lydia

Hello! We are Ben and Lydia living in Noe Valley within San Francisco, CA. We met each other out of college in Florida, but when Lydia moved to the Czech Republic to teach English, Ben had to visit her. We fell in love during our busy backpacking trip through Austria, Hungary and the Czech! Our families are in Tennessee but we love California. We feel very fortunate to be included in your journey as you consider ...

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Christine and Eric

We are Eric and Christine! We are Canadians who moved to California and love it here! We live in Emeryville which is a small city just a short drive across the Bay Bridge to San Francisco. We are in our early 30’s and excited to start a family through open adoption. Eric’s career in effects animation bought us to Emeryville in 2015. We have been enjoying the weather and exploring California every chance we get. Thank ...

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Drew + Chase

Hi there! Thank you for taking the time to read through our profile, get to know who we are, and learn about a mutual dream we’ve held since our first date – starting a family. But before anything, we wanted to acknowledge and state how much we respect and admire your loving decision to consider open adoption for your child. We are Drew and Chase Jaz from Austin, Texas. We are truly each other’s yin and yang ...

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Kate and Abby

Hello! We are Abby and Kate from beautiful Easthampton, Massachusetts. We are in our early thirties, have been together for eleven years (married for seven) and are very much looking forward to starting our family through adoption. We sincerely hope that by reading our profile and viewing our photos you will see the love in our lives and all we have to share with you and your baby. We acknowledge that even just considering adoption is ...

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Kyle + Paul

Hello! We are Kyle and Paul from Redwood City, California. We’re in our mid-thirties, married, and have been together for over ten years. Since the beginning of our relationship, we’ve been excited about building our family through adoption. We’ve always believed that love, respect, and support make a family – not just genetics. This belief partially stemmed from Kyle’s early experience with his cousin, who was fostered and adopted by Kyle’s aunt. Kyle’s cousin is ...

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Jon and Kate

We are both public school teachers and theatre artists, passionate about serving the community in which we live. Our marriage is five years young, and we are prepared and excited now to grow our family through open adoption.

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Megan and Patrick

Hello! We are Megan and Patrick and are excited to welcome home our first child through adoption. Our goal is to provide them with a loving and adventurous place to learn and grow. The courage you have as you consider this selfless and loving decision for your baby is truly inspiring. We will support you and your child with open and honest communication, and will work together to find a path that works well for ...

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Brian & Kira

Hi from Santa Rosa, CA! We’re Brian and Kira, and we are so grateful that you are considering adoption. Our family tree is full of adoption, so we already know how amazing it is! We’ve dreamed about being parents for a long time, and we look forward to getting to know you and what you want for your child. We’re a couple in our 30s who’ve been together for 12 years and married for 8. Brian teaches first ...

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Meg and Laura

Hi! Our names are Meg and Laura. We’re in our early 30s and have been married for about 8 years. We’ve been living in San Francisco for 7 years, and we’ve come to call the Bay Area home. We love animals, the great outdoors, good food, and hanging out together. We’re a couple of self-proclaimed nerds who love to read and learn new things. We’ve always known that adoption was the right choice to start our ...

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Brad and Andy

Hello! We are Brad and Andy, a happily married couple in our mid-30s who live in San Francisco, California. Thank you for taking the time to learn about us and for considering us to be fathers to your baby. We understand what a difficult decision you have in front of you, and if you select us to raise your baby we promise to be supportive and understanding throughout this journey.

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Shivangi & Vikram

Hi, there! We are the Raos. We are in our early 30s and live in San Francisco, California with our 65 pound golden lab, Anya Nala Rao. We are excited to share with you a bit more about ourselves and why we want to start our family!

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Roderick and Matthias

Hello, and thank you for taking a moment to get to know us.  Happily married for 5 years, we are a couple living in San Francisco looking to introduce a child to our home.  Firmly established in our careers, we are eager to become new dads and have a great network of family and friends that are already mothers and fathers to help us grow into these new roles.  We want to hear your story ...

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Erica and Zach

Thank you for taking the time to learn about our family. We want to acknowledge how difficult this decision may be for you and want you to know that we respect and admire your decision to consider open adoption for your child. We are Zach and Erica and we are happy to share with you a bit about us and our hopes to expand our family through open adoption. We have friends who have adopted and ...

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Stéphane + Marie

Hello! Bonjour! We are Marie and Stéphane, a French couple who fell in love with San Francisco, where we live, as the perfect place to start our family. We’re 31 and 32 and we love traveling, music, cooking and sharing laughs with friends and family.  Thanks for considering being part of our journey!

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Brent and Janelle

Hi, there! We are Janelle and Brent from Castro Valley, CA. Both of us, being born and raised in beautiful California, are excited to raise a child here. We work so well as a strong team and anticipate connecting with you to join us on this adoption journey.

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Scott and Michele

Hello and thank you for taking the time to get to know us! We are Scott and Michele from San Francisco, CA.  We admire and respect your decision that you are making.  We hope that the profile provides you with an introduction to us.  Our hope is to eventually have an opportunity to meet with you to get to know each other better.  If you choose us to be your child’s adoptive parents, we will ...

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Veronica and Kevin

Hi we are Veronica and Kevin and we are an Irish couple now living in Santa Clara, California. We are delighted to have the opportunity to introduce ourselves to you and we are honored that you are considering us as adoptive parents. We have been married for 11 years and it has always been our dream to be parents. Veronica is really looking forward to being a stay at home mum and Kevin can’t wait to ...

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Jackie and Charis

WARMEST GREETINGS IN THE HEART OF CALIFORNIA Hello! We are Jackie and Charis from Central Valley California. We appreciate you for considering us and would like to acknowledge your courage and generosity for entrusting us to build a family through open adoption. Becoming parents has been our lifelong dream and we look forward to the days of learning and growing together alongside our child. We want to take this opportunity to share a glimpse of our ...

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Cathie and Jason

Hello!  We are Cathie and Jason.  We live in a beautiful and quiet tree-lined cul-de-sac community, approximately 50 miles south of San Francisco. Both of our families live in the Bay Area, so we’re able to get together with them often. We have been married for over 11 years and are excited to start our family through adoption. We know this is not an easy decision for you, and we hope that you will choose ...

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Regan and Dave

Hi! We are Regan and Dave from Oakland, CA. We hope this will give you a good sense of who we are and what we’re about. We can wholeheartedly say that we are ready to start a family. We view open adoption as forming an extended family. Our ideal is to build a positive, caring relationship with our child’s birth parents (possibly you?) to the extent that they/you desire. We believe that open adoption means making ...

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Jordan and Paulette

Hello! We are Paulette and Jordan from Oakland, California. Our friends and family can’t wait for us to adopt. Neither can we! Our friends and family see the way we love one another, the way we love them, even the crazy love we give our precious cat… and they know we’ll shower your child with oodles of unconditional love and opportunity. It’s true, we await you and look forward to meeting you one day. We ...

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Cris & Robert

Hello! ¡Hola! Thank you for taking the time to read this. We’re a married couple from San José, California, and have been together for over 17 years. Since we met, we’ve hoped to one day welcome a child into our lives. We admire you for your strength to consider open adoption for your baby. Your child will grow up in a home surrounded by art, cultural influences, and a steady stream of diverse music. We ...

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Sean and Paolo

Hello! We are Sean and Paolo from Palo Alto, CA. We hope this gives you a glimpse into our lives and the chance to learn a bit about us. We have been together for 6 years and married for a little over 2 years. Our equal partnership has strengthened us as individuals, yet complements us in marriage. Sean is originally from Virginia and Paolo is from the Philippines. California has been our home for the last 10 years ...

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Randy and Kathryn

We’re Kathryn and Randy, a married couple in our mid-30s living in Stanford, California. Thank you for taking the time to learn about us. While we can’t fully understand how difficult this situation must be for you, we fully appreciate the love that drives your decision. We will explain who we are as clearly and honestly as we can here, in hopes that it helps you. Kathryn is a chemistry teacher turned PhD student in science ...

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Candace and Rob

Hello. As you imagine the future for your child, we hope you will consider us as a family your little one can be part of.  We are Candace and Rob. As a couple, we’ve been together since our senior year in college and married for more than 19 years. After college, we moved to New York City and lived there more than 25 years. We adopted our daughter Violet five years ...

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Rebecca and Ernesto

Hello! Hola! We are Rebecca and Ernesto from San Juan Bautista, California. We are excited to start our family, and so grateful to you for giving us the opportunity to fulfill our dream of being parents. We are in our mid-thirties and we have been married for six years and together for ten. We know that you are making an incredibly difficult decision and we want you to feel confident that we will provide a loving home and ...

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Sai and Kranthi

Hello, we are Kranthi and Sai from Palo Alto, California. We appreciate you allowing us to share a bit of our life with you. Hopefully, it will help you picture our lives, our travel adventures and show you all the love & support you and your child will receive from us, our family & friends. We are strongly committed to open adoption, as it is all about openness and honesty, the qualities to start an enduring relationship with ...

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Elizabeth and Eric

Hello from Elizabeth, Eric, and Emilia Grace! Greetings from the San Francisco Bay Area! We are honored that you are reading our letter, and are in awe of your bravery in considering open adoption. As you contemplate your child’s future, we are eager to share with you some information about our loving home. We are excited about the possibility of completing our family through open adoption. We hope to have the chance to talk with you ...

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Marc and Christina

Hello, from Sunnyvale, CA!  We have been dreaming of starting a family since we first met. We are looking forward to a precious bundle to grow our family. We believe in openness, honesty, and that children thrive with more people to love them. Open adoption is the perfect fit! We wish you the best in your search for a family that fits your hopes for the future. Should it be us, we would be HONORED to welcome ...

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Jay and Staci

Hi, we are Jay, Staci & Mabel. Thank you stopping to read our story. We admire you for considering to place your child for adoption and we look forward to getting to know you. We live in Southern California and our family loves riding roller coasters at Disneyland, swimming in the ocean, reading books and flying around California in our airplane. Staci is a college professor and Jay is a Disney Imagineer. We have two ...

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Anna and Todd

Hello, We’re Anna & Todd! We’re excited to adopt and raise a child and serious about creating a great home. We’re responsible and kid-ready: with life experience to know what we want, jobs that give us both financial security and time to devote to a child, and a really supportive family.

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Haim and Julia

We are Julia and Haim, a happy young married couple (35), with a 4 year old Great Dane girl Paxi. We’ve been married for over 11 years now. We are thrilled to expand our family! Both of us work in tech: Haim is a software engineer, and Julia is a User Interface/User Experience designer. We feel very lucky to offer a loving home to our adopted baby. We appreciate the time you’re taking to learn about us!

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Courtney and Megan

Hi! We are Courtney and Megan from Oakland, CA. Thank you for taking the time to learn a little bit about us. We respect that this is a challenging decision for you to make, and admire your strength and courage. We are ready to start a family through an open adoption and are eager to share our family with you. We recognize that becoming parents is a big commitment and a lot of responsibility, but we have ...

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Janna and Simon

Hello from Janna and Simon in San Francisco, California! We feel very lucky to have the opportunity to grow our family through open adoption and thank you for your courage and the love you are showing your baby. We admire you for considering adoption and would be grateful if you would consider us as possible parents for your child. We are very excited about welcoming a child into our lives and look forward to building a healthy, ...

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Jessica & Cheeto

We are Jessica and Clodoaldo “Cheeto” and would be thrilled to meet you. We want you you to know that we deeply respect your courage and strength as you plan for your child’s future. We are both so excited to become parents and start our family. We would love to get to know you and hear about your dreams for the future.

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Caroline

Hello! Thanks for taking the time to learn a little about me. My name is Caroline, and I feel very prepared and excited about the prospect of open adoption. I have spent my entire career as a teacher, working with children of all ages, so I am very inspired and ready to raise a child.

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Nickolai and Keri

Hello/Hola! We are Nickolai and Keri from the SF East Bay -hiking together through life, with stops for art, music, history, and travel along the way. We look forward to the greatest adventure of all – becoming parents and raising a kind, confident child surrounded by love. Thank you for taking the time to read our profile – we look forward to meeting you!

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Preeti and Nitin

Hello! We are Preeti and Nitin from the lovely San Francisco, Bay Area. We both feel fortunate and thankful to be living here. We have dreamed of sharing our love with a child in our life. A child who will grow up surrounded by family and friends, love and respect, adventure and learning, diverse culture and traditions. We both are multilingual and will raise your child to respect all people and the world we live ...

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Jason and Lauren

Hi! We are Lauren and Jason from Martinez, CA. We are so excited to become first time parents and expand our family through open adoption. We are honored to be considered as an adoptive family for your child and we hope that this letter will give you a chance to get to know us a little bit.  

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Jennifer Alan & Ava

We’re Jennifer and Alan and are grateful to be on this open adoption journey once again through Adoption Connection. We adopted our 4 year old daughter Ava, who has been with us since the day of her birth and together we are living, loving and laughing our way through life in such a beautiful way. Thank you for checking us out. We look forward to meeting you.

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Karen

Hello, I’m Karen from El Cerrito, California. Thank you for taking the time to get to know a bit about me! I can imagine that you are at this place because you want the best for your child. To me, that is brave beyond words. I want you to know that I bring a strong commitment to you, because there can never be too many people to love a child, and there are so many wonderful ...

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Amy

This profile comes to you with warmth and respect. I honor your huge heart, trust and courage as you consider open adoption. I deeply respect all the feelings you are having about your life right now and wish I could pop out of this computer or phone and hug you. I would love to listen to your story and learn about your dreams for yourself and your child. I’d like to help those dreams be reached. I ...

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Chris & Nicole

Welcome! We are Chris and Nicole from West Sacramento, California. We chose open adoption because we feel it is a healthy and beautiful experience for everyone involved. We want you to have the opportunity to see the positive impact your decision will have on us and your child by providing the benefit of knowing you, and knowing their adoption story. We look forward to embarking on this journey together, and growing our family of two to ...

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Sara

Hi, I’m Sara.  I’m a veterinarian living in San Jose, CA. Thank you so much for taking the time to read this letter to get to know me a little bit. I am looking forward to parenting for so many reasons. I loved my own childhood, and I want to provide a warm, safe and loving home for a child just as I had when I was growing up.

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Kim and Jonathan

We are looking forward to starting a family in the place we love and call home: the San Francisco Bay Area. We promise to be the best parents we can possibly be to your child. They will grow up in a loving home where we have fun, learn, and have meaningful experiences. They will feel unconditional love and respect from us and their extended families, which we hope will include you.

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Angela and Jeremy

Hello, thank you for taking the time to learn more about us. We are Angela and Jeremy from San Francisco California. We are both very excited to start our family and have discussed adoption since early in our relationship. If a home filled with laughter, learning, and love, with both parents working from home, is your dream for your child, we would be honored to be considered by you! We hope to learn more about ...

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Sol & Pablo

Hello! We are Pablo & Sol. We are a young couple (35) with a 9-year-old boy. For the last 14+ years, we have been joyfully in love. We are thrilled to make our family bigger 🙂 We are from Argentina, but since 2014 we’ve lived in CA. Our future is here. Our promise is raising your baby surrounded by love and laughter. Your decision would give us the greatest gift imaginable. We appreciate the time you are taking ...

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Aaron & Aaron

We are Aaron and Aaron, a loving couple in our 30’s who live in San Francisco. Adoption is already a big part of our family history. All of Aaron E’s sisters and brother are adopted from India and Korea. We are big believers in open adoption. We want our child to know the whole story of their life. And we also want you as a birth parent to have a role for the rest of their ...

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Corey and Natasha

Hello, We are Tasha and Corey from Eureka, a small town on the coast of northern California. We know that you face a difficult decision, and we are grateful that you would consider us to become your child’s adoptive parents. We would be first-time parents, and we are planning for Tasha to be a stay-at-home mom. Please know that we will love and support your child.

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Micah and Amanda

Hello and thank you for checking out our profile! We are excited and honored to get to know you. We are a quirky, fun-loving couple in our 30s from Napa, CA. Micah is employed full time as a winemaker; Amanda is a nanny and a face painter, and plans on being a stay-at-home mom. We love children and are looking forward to starting our family through open adoption!

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Aaron and Tara

Hello, we are Aaron and Tara from Santa Cruz, CA and we are so honored that you are taking the time to learn about us. We love children, and have both been teachers for 20 years. We are a married couple and we have been sharing outdoor adventures, laughter, and yummy food together for the past 15 years. We live in a welcoming neighborhood just five blocks from the beach, surrounded by friends and family.

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Elke and Malcolm

Hello & thank you for reading about us. We are Elke & Malcolm, a happily married couple from Gilroy, CA, which is halfway between the Silicon Valley & the Pacific Ocean. We both work as educators, and as such, Elke will be a part time stay at home mom & Malcolm has a traditional school schedule with weekends, holidays & most of the summer off. Our hope is that by reading our profile, you will ...

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Nate and Solana

Hello, we are excited about loving and nurturing your child and we hope you’ll consider us as a family for their growth in the world. We are a married couple in our late thirties living in and loving the vibrant, diverse community of Oakland, California. We are ready to grow our family and share our blessings with a daughter or son and look forward to learning about your journey.

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Cecilia and Lawrence

Hello! We’re Cecilia and Lawrence, a happily married couple living in Sunnyvale, California. We are grateful for your interest in learning more about us. We understand your decision may be both difficult and emotional, and we truly appreciate and respect your courage. Thank you for considering us as potential parents to adopt your baby. We have always dreamed of having a family of our own. After trying to conceive and unsuccessful infertility treatments, we are hopeful ...

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Alexa and Maurice

Hello, welcome and thank you for reading our story – and maybe becoming part of it! We are Alexa and Maurice – originally from Germany and today permanently settled and hoping to raise a family in Oakland, California where Alexa will be a stay-at-home mommy. The decision that you are faced with is one of the most difficult we can imagine. Whatever the circumstances that have brought you to this point, we are grateful for ...

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Julian and Wade

Hello!  We’re Julian and Wade in San Francisco.  Thank you so much for considering us as parents for your child.   We are a fit and active professional couple with a thriving 4 year old son we adopted at birth.  We adore being parents and we have an abundance of love, attention, and good humor to lavish on another child. We know what we’re getting into, and we believe in open adoption and how important it ...

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Melissa and Patrick

Hi there, we are Patrick and Melissa McLaughlin. We live in West Marin, California on a beautiful property that Patrick manages for Marin County Department of Education. Melissa teaches yoga in the Bay Area and has a flexible schedule with lots of time for family and baby care. We are so excited to be on this journey. We’d love to hear about your greatest hopes for the life of your child. We value education, adventure, and time ...

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Josh and Jessica

Hola! We are Jessica and Josh. We know that considering placing your child for adoption must be a very difficult decision, and we are humbled by your courage as you explore options for your life and the life of your child. We too have been humbled by life as we have tried to build our family, and appreciate you considering us to parent your child through open adoption. Adoption has always been close to our ...

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Gema and Ivan

Hello! ¡Hola! We are Ivan and Gema, from Spain. We would like to thank you for taking the time to read our story. We consider you a brave woman for contemplating adoption. We speak Spanish and English. We love travelling, sports, hiking and hanging out with friends and family. We are really excited about the idea of will be first-time parents through open adoption. Gema has a work schedule that will allow her to be stay-at-home mom.

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Jeff and Mike

Hello, and thank you for taking the time to consider us in your search for the right match for you and your child. We are Mike and Jeff, a couple in our 30s looking forward to starting a family. We can’t wait to start our family and have Mike be a stay-at home dad. We want to share our love and our life with your child. We hope you are able to learn a bit ...

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Alyse and Jonathan

We’re Alyse and Jonathan, and we hope that we get a chance to meet you! We live in Oakland, California, we’re happily married, and we dream of raising a child together. We met at work and quickly realized that we’d (finally) found what we’d been looking for after so many years of searching. We share so many things in common, we enjoy every moment we have together, and most of all we love and enjoy our ...

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Kristen, Jess & Walter

Hello! We are excited about expanding our family through open adoption – thank you for looking at our profile and considering us. We adopted our son Walter in March 2015, and have loved every minute of being parents. He is an awesome kid and we are sure he will be a wonderful big brother.

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Lorien and Adrian

Hello! We are Lorien and Adrian. We met in San Francisco through a mutual friend on Halloween. Now, thirteen years later, we are happily married and share lots of fun times together. We have plenty of adventures including traveling, enjoying the outdoors, and spending time with our family and friends, who are supportive of us on this journey of adoption.

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Jeff, Louis and Jax

Hi there! We are Jeff, Louis and Jax from Portland, Oregon. We welcomed Jax into our lives three years ago, and she has been one of the greatest joys of our lives. Having been through this process once before, we sympathize with the emotional impact of this pregnancy on your life. We understand that there is a journey to making the right decision for you and your baby. I hope this profile gives you a ...

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Stafford and Kenny

Hello, we are Stafford and Kenny, a happily married couple in our 30s, from San Jose, California. We’d like to start by saying thank you for the opportunity to share our story with you. Although we’ve never been faced with a decision like the one in front of you, we hope to be as supportive as possible throughout this process. If you select our family to raise your baby, we promise to provide them with unconditional ...

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Bemi

Thank you for taking the time to learn about me as you consider adoption for your child. I can only imagine everything you are going through and admire your strength and courage in making such a difficult and loving decision. I have personally dreamt about being a parent for as long as I can remember so it is exciting to be at this point and to be able to look forward to  welcoming a child ...

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Michelle

Hi there, and good to “meet” you! The way people think and behave has always fascinated me, which is what led me to becoming a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. I love my career; which involves advocating for and educating kids with developmental disabilities, and gives me plenty of time off and a flexible schedule. I also enjoy yoga, cooking, and learning in general. I can’t wait to share my life, interests, and passions with a ...

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