"All's Fair in Love & Waahh!"

This couple had their fair share of disagreements over adopting for the first time. Now that they're moving forward to a second adoption, not much has changed.

Our second adoption is just as much of a tug-of-war as the first
My husband, Erik, and I are back to battling. When we were going through infertility, it’s all we did. He wanted to try in-vitro fertilization. I wanted to be done with anything medical. (I won that battle.) Then, when we first turned our thoughts to adoption, I pictured a baby girl from China. He wanted a child who would “look like us,” so we wouldn’t be a “walking ad for adoption.” (He won that battle.) We finally agreed on the ...

After each losing a few battles on the way to our adoption, my husband and I both ended up winning.


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