We met in London 5 years ago and ended up moving to the North West where we now live near the beach. The study, which was carried out by Cambridge University, suggests that adoptive families with gay fathers might be faring particularly well. Will adopted siblings find a home together? For the remaining gay couples, adoption was the first choice. Research into adoptive families headed by same-sex couples paints a positive picture of relationships and wellbeing in these new families. For more information on how to adopt contact us on or complete our short online enquiry form here. We initially struggled with our decision particularly because the first few weeks were extremely difficult and although we had been prepared, nothing could prepare us for how we felt, the exhaustion and the emotions.
It is so rewarding being a parent.
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For more information about this story, please contact Alex. We chose Adoption Matters after our initial call with one of the Social Workers who helpfully answered all my questions and eased my concerns over being a same sex couple. However, it should be noted that the level of depression reported by lesbian mothers and heterosexual parents was below, or in line with, the national picture for mental health. Enter your name and email address below and select 'Subscribe' to sign up. The past 6 months have been life changing.