Adoption

Adoption and Lesbian Parenting: Who is the Primary Mother?

Due to the perilous configuration of being the non-biological mother of a son with my ex-partner, and a daughter with my wife (thank you Canada!), my kids have multiple parents and “spare” mothers. The "primary" mother – as seen by society – is an important designation. Believe me, whether inadvertently as we sort out our roles or as a purposeful weapon, the role of primary mother is a powerful tool.  But why does there have...
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