We addressed this letter to “Hope” because “Dear Prospective Surrogate” seems too impersonal and “Hope” is what you represent to us! First of all, we want to thank you. It takes an extremely generous and kindhearted person to consider carrying a child for someone else. It is only because of people like you that we have another chance at becoming parents.
We first started trying to have a baby eighteen years ago. Yes, you read that correctly. Eighteen years ago. It’s so hard to believe that much time has passed already. We always knew we wanted to have children, but just didn’t think it would be this difficult. We’ve been through countless tests and medical procedures, including IVFs, IUIs and a surgery. In the midst of it all, I became pregnant twice naturally, but sadly, was unable to maintain either pregnancy. After several years of struggling to have a baby, we decided to enlist the help of a surrogate. We found a wonderful lady who tried very hard to help us. Unfortunately, after several unsuccessful attempts, we are again searching for someone who can help us start a family. Although we have suffered a lot of loss and disappointment, we are determined to continue trying. While it hasn’t been an easy road for us, we like to look forward rather than dwell on our situation.
So, why would you want to match with us? Maybe it will help if we tell you a little more about us. If we were to describe ourselves as a couple, we would say we were college sweethearts who started out as friends. We clicked because we made each other laugh. We truly enjoy each other’s company and love to spend our free time together hiking, biking, camping, kayaking and exploring nature.
My husband is truly my best friend. I love his sense of humor, intelligence, honesty and good nature. He is adventurous, fun, supportive, caring and has an incredible work ethic. He also enjoys swimming, playing the piano, computers, electronics, and woodworking.
I would describe myself as trustworthy, compassionate, and down to earth. I am a nature lover and enjoy beachcombing, photography, baking and spending time with my family. We have so much fun playing with our nephews and, while this may seem immodest, it’s no secret we are the favorite aunt and uncle!
We hope that we have given you some idea of who we are. Ideally, we’d love to match with someone who has a more natural approach to life, who embraces healthy eating and a healthy lifestyle. We would love to be very involved during the pregnancy, to receive updates, be there for the birth, and attend any appointments that we can.
We are excited to begin again. We have been dreaming of having children of our own for a very, very long time. Having an opportunity to try another path gives us renewed hope. We are deeply grateful that there are people like you that would consider helping us to have a family of our own.