What’s It Like to Marry a Birth Mom? Mike Shares His Story.

An Adoption.com Original Video

Denalee Chapman December 07, 2015

Mike talks about his life being married to a birth mom.  He recognizes that placing her child for adoption was a completely unselfish act by his wife. Emily is able to have a semi-open adoption and through letters and pictures is able see her child grow and progress in life. Mike loves knowing that his wife put her birth child ahead of her own desires. It speaks volumes as to who she is as a person, and he felt confident marrying her , knowing that she would always put others first. Now with a family of their own, Emily and Mike are happily married and active in the adoption and birth parent communities.

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Denalee Chapman

Denalee is an adoptive mother, a motivational speaker, a writer, and a lover of life. She and her husband have adventured through the hills and valleys of life to find that the highest highs and the lowest lows are equally fulfilling. Book Denalee to speak to your group, or find Denalee's writings, including her books on her website at DenaleeChapman.com.


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