"Introducing Tessa to Her Birth Father"

After seven years, we decided to bring our daughter's birth father back into her life. But was she ready for him?

We've always had an open adoption with our daughters birth mom, Crystal. But until recently, we couldn't say the same about Tessa's birth father, Joe. Crystal had told us that Joe was too volatile, too unpredictable, to be in our lives. But seven years can mellow a man. Crystal and Joe continued to have intermittent contact with each other, although eventually each went on to another relationship. A few winters ago, Crystal told us that, if we wanted to contact ...

After seven years, we decided to bring our daughter’s birth father back into her life. But was she ready for him?

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