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Lorna's story

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Meet Lorna. Lorna is a lesbian woman who four years ago started looking online for someone to co-parent with. At the time, Lorna was single and she wanted to find someone who she could meet and get on with, before agreeing to embark on joint parenthood.

Lorna used several online networks in order to find someone suitable and in this interview she describes that process. She wanted to ensure the child would know their father and therefore searched for co-parenting options. This journey included some obstacles but for her it was important to create a good relationship with the potential father before making the decision to conceive.

For discussion: Imagine you are Lorna’s best friend – what would you say to support her?

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