Brittany's Teen Adoption Story

Brittany Choses Adoption

I decided to give him up for adoption

Two weeks after my 16th birthday I got pregnant. I was terrified. I did not know what to do. The first thing I did was tell my boyfriend. He did not know what to do either, but he said he would support me in whatever decision I made.

All of my life I always said I would never get an abortion; but I am not going to lie, when I first got pregnant, it sounded like the best solution. I thought about it for a long time, did a lot of research, but when it came down to it, I just could not do it.

When I was 6 months pregnant my parents finally found out. I was so scared, and they were very upset. After a week they finally got used to it.

I decided to give him up for adoption; and honestly, it was the best decision I have ever made in my life. In October I had a beautiful baby boy. The adoptive parents are AMAZING! It is a completely open adoption. They fly down here, and they fly my boyfriend and me up to see them too. My little boy is the favorite, and he is so cute! I love him so much. I could not picture my life without him.

Now I can continue growing up, and he can get everything he needs in life. My boyfriend and I are still together, and we are hoping to get married and have another child to raise ourselves.

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