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What's it like to adopt?

Inspiring stories of people from all walks of life who have been through the adoption process and want to share their journey.

Iain and Andrew's story
"We were impressed by Together for Adoption’s support offer "


After completing their family with a baby boy, Iain and Andrew are encouraging other same sex couples to look into adoption this LGBT+ Adoption and Fostering Week.

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Steven and Matt's story
"Our son is the best thing that's ever happened to us"


Steven and Matt adopted their son through Together for Adoption. They say that he’s the best thing that’s ever happened to them and they’re even thinking about adopting again.

Tracey and Anthony's story "We were ready to give love to someone who wanted it"

Tracey Anthony

Tracey and Anthony started the adoption process as they couldn’t get pregnant and decided the IVF process wasn’t for them. Through Together for Adoption they were placed with their daughter and less than a year later were placed with their son.

Sarah and Neil's story "It really was love at first sight"


Sarah and Neil adopted two brothers after twenty years of trying for a baby of their own. Despite a few issues at the start, Martin and Matthew settled right in and their confidence continues to grow, 4 years on.

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Louise's story "We just wanted to be parents"

Louise tells her adoption story

Louise and her partner have wanted to become parents for a long time. Despite challenges along the way, their post adoption support team, training and social worker ensured that they received the right support throughout their adoption journey.

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Jo's story "Your confidence grows all the time"

Jo tells her adoption story

Jo talks about her and her husband's experience of adopting siblings, delving into how they found the whole process and the decision they took to pause and make sure adoption was the right choice for them.

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David's story "It was a really magical experience"


As a same sex couple, adoption has always been David's and his partner's first choice. They share the first moment they met their child and the lasting connections they've made with others during their adoption journey.

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