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Tim & John

Family Type: Gay Couple
State we live in: Washington

dear expectant mother

Thank you for taking the time to learn a little about the two of us. We certainly cannot wait to learn more about you. Without someone like you, we would not have the opportunity to grow our family as we are hoping to now, and you have our deepest gratitude for your consideration.

We also think it's important that you know we are both kids at heart. We are looking forward to introducing all of our favorite things to a child as he or she grows, from our old-school video game consoles to our favorite movies. Tim also loves to cook and bake, and he is excited to have a little helper in the kitchen. Perhaps most of all, we are looking forward to long weekends, vacations, trips to see family, and other chances to make memories.

We have both been very lucky to have excellent educational opportunities, and we are excited to pass those on to a child. Tim is a big reader and is already buying books to read to the baby. We also think it is important to provide a well-rounded childhood, and we are excited to attend a child’s games, practices, recitals, matches, or any other type of event for the hobbies and activities the child chooses. As two men who grew up with modest means, we look forward to providing opportunities we never had.

Without someone like you, we would not have the opportunity to grow our family as we are now, and you have our deepest gratitude for your consideration.

-Tim & John

About Us

We are Tim and John, and we've been together for 13 years. We began dating in 2008 when Tim was in law school and John was working in IT. Since then, we have traveled the world together and moved across the country, where we built a new community of friends and got married on our ten-year anniversary. We live on the West Coast, near the water with our two dogs. Tim works as a cybersecurity attorney, and John is an IT manager for an international shipping company. Our next big adventure will be adding a new member to our family.

Our Home & Pets

We live in a two-bedroom home in a quiet neighborhood in a city in the Pacific Northwest with our two dogs. Aston is a 13-year-old pug/beagle mix, and Pod is a seven-year-old shorthaired pointer mix. All four of us enjoy the outdoors, and there are many parks, playgrounds, and trails near our home. We are very active in the summer, going out for hikes, kayaking, and other activities in the beautiful areas around the city. We look forward to having a little adventurer to get out with us to see the nearby beaches, mountains, and national parks. When we are at home, we enjoy playing video games and board games, reading, cooking, and watching movies.

Our Extended Family

We have big families spread across the country. We are both very close with our mothers, who both live in Pennsylvania and are always asking when their grandbaby will be here. Tim’s father and stepmother are also excited for the new baby to arrive; they live in Tennessee. John has four siblings and Tim has three, so the baby will have lots of aunts and uncles lining up for a turn to hold them. Tim is also close with his cousin, and we both have our own grandmothers, aunts, uncles, and cousins who are excited for our growing family.

We also have friends who have been as close as family over the years, and they are almost as excited as we are. Our friends in the city are all excited to see the baby and have volunteered to babysit. Our friends in Pennsylvania and Tennessee are all waiting to fly to meet the new baby once they arrive.

What Led Us To Adoption

We’ve been blessed to see lives improved by adoption and have never doubted adoption is the best way to expand our family. When Tim was young, he spent a lot of his time with his cousin who was adopted and is like a sister to him. John was raised by a single mother, and he took an active role in caring for his sisters when they were children. As adults, we have been close with a number of couples who have happily adopted and fostered children. We are ready to begin that journey ourselves.

more about Tim

more about Tim

Occupation:
Privacy/cybersecurity attorney
Religion:
Presbyterian
Race:
Caucasian
Education:
Bachelor’s degree in English writing and political science, Juris Doctorate
Food:
Mexican
Hobby:
Reading, video games
Movie:
Pulp Fiction, Alien, The Devil Wears Prada
Favorite Tradition:
Cooking Thanksgiving dinners with family and friends
Sport:
Biking, hiking, running
Holiday:
Christmas
Music Group:
Mariah Carey, Drake, Beyonce
TV Show:
30 Rock
Book:
The Hobbit
Subject in School:
English
Dream Vacation:
Tokyo

more about John

more about John

Occupation:
Manager at an IT security company
Religion:
Agnostic
Education:
Bachelor’s degree in information science
Food:
Pizza
Hobby:
Playing with dogs, video games
Movie:
Braveheart
Favorite Tradition:
Seeing a movie with my brother after family gatherings
Sport:
Biking, hiking, skiing
Holiday:
Thanksgiving
Music Group:
Ed Sheeran, Aerosmith
TV Show:
Game of Thrones
Book:
Interview with the Vampire
Subject in School:
Social studies/geography
Dream Vacation:
Greece

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