Woman Meets Boyfriend for the First Time Twelve Years After Birthing His Child

Sometimes, fate works in mysterious ways—especially for Jessica Share, the woman who met her daughter’s father for the first time 12 years after she was born.

Starting from Scratch

In 2005, Jessica and her girlfriend became the parents of a baby girl. They were the only lesbian parents they knew of in their small midwestern town, and most other lesbian mothers Jessica had heard of usually had given birth to their children in a previous, heterosexual relationship…

Dreaming of a Family

Ever since Jessica and her girlfriend first met, they knew they wanted a warm, sprawling family. They eventually decided on having four children, and together the couple would pick their names when the time came. But the rest of the process wouldn’t be a walk in the park…

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