Adoptive Family Magazine published survey results
on U.S. newborn adoption. According to the results of the survey, on average 53% of the placements happened in 6 months or less. (you'll notice my husband and I are now in the 17% bracket) Really? Where the hell are these people? The math is officially blown out of the water. It's fucking spring, we're No. 8 and no match. I gave up a project I really wanted to do. My brother and fiance are both graduating in May. We were supposed to go visit them in Arkansas before they move but I can't buy plane tickets now. I want to visit friends in San Francisco but have no idea if I should. This is an infuriating place. There is no more "when you least expect it" in our situation. We expect it.
I expect a phone call every goddamn day of the week.
Oh, here's the new statement coming out of people's mouths when I tell them we're No. 8. "Wow, seems like things are moving fast now!" Twenty months is not