Personal Stories

Grief and Life Beyond Child Loss: A Father’s Words

Sophia passed away in my arms on October 4th, 2011. Barely a year earlier, Rachel and I were exchanging vows on our wedding day . . . already having our…

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Back to School… and Infertility

A RESOLVE Q & A with Karen Jefferies from Hilariously Infertile about going back to school. Q1: Hi Karen! Tell our readers about yourself in one sentence.Hello! I am a…

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Support Groups: A Personal Story

RESOLVE Support Groups: A Place to Find Strength, Friendship and Hope I remember feeling deeply embarrassed the first few times I confessed that we were having trouble starting a family.…

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Rejoicing Over Dryer Lint

It is late on a Tuesday evening. I am patiently waiting for my eight-month-old baby girl’s laundry to dry. She has grown so fast lately that only a few pairs…

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A Letter to My Younger Self about My Adoption Journey

Contributed by: Mike Lepley is the Executive Director of The Adoption Lantern.  Read this letter about an adoption journey: Dear Mike (circa 2005), I hope this letter finds you well and…

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Top 10 Things I Learned

After three years, I am stepping aside as the leader of the Chicago Northside Fertility Support Group—a group I deliberately called a Fertility Support Group (vs. Infertility) to focus on…

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Personal Surrogacy Stories

We asked people in the RESOLVE community who have been involved in gestational carrier agreements to share their personal surrogacy stories. Find personal stories from intended parents who built their…

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How Exercise Helped Me

Wait…keep reading! I know you have heard it all before but exercise has really helped me deal with the manic pace of infertility. Now that I have started exercising, I…

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