Dear Captain Awkward, My husband and I (cis-woman), are adopting our first child. We came to this decision after we learned that I have a medical condition which will make it difficult, if not impossible, for me to have biological children. We were very excited to tell our families about this decision. And, for the … Continue reading #851: We’re adopting a child and my husband’s family has many crap opinions (crapinions) about that. How to keep the peace?
I am a newly adoptive, married parent to a baby we have fostered since she was five days old. Our adoption will be finalized tomorrow and we are over the moon happy that we get to share our lives with this adorable little human. My husband and I tried for many years to make a … Continue reading #264: My in-laws bugged us forever to give them a grandchild, but now that she’s here, they’re not interested.