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Robert & Jorge

Thank you so much for reading our profile. We have so much love to give and hope to convey how excited we are to grow our family. As your child's parents, we will share a life filled with love, care, laughter and adventure while helping them build the confidence to know that anything is possible. We very much appreciate your consideration helping us make our dreams come true.

About Us

Robert
Jorge
Job
Publicist
Consulting Manager
Education
Bachelor's Degree in Public Relations
Bachelor's Degree in Political Science
Children
None
Relationship
Legally Married

Our Adventures

On the Great Wall of China

One of our greatest shared passions is a love of travel. Whether we’re taking a weekend trip to New York City or a 14 hour flight to Japan, we both have a big appetite for discovering new cultures, cuisines and history. Since we first met eight years ago, we’ve been very fortunate to have traveled to a variety of destinations such as Argentina, Chile, the Caribbean, Brazil, England, France, Italy, Greece, Spain, the Netherlands, Japan, China, Germany, Canada and so many more incredible destinations. We are so excited to show our child the world and take them along with us on our travel adventures. Similar to the benefits we experience when visiting a new destination, we believe travel will help teach our child the important lesson that while we all look different, we are all the same. We will use our passion for travel to educate our child and help them become a global citizen that appreciates the world’s diversity, has a curiosity for discovery and is encouraged to try new things.

Adoption in Our Lives

We Can't Wait to be Parents!

We are so fortunate to have family and friends who either are adopted or have children through adoption. Robert’s goddaughter and young cousin were adopted from Russian at six months old. They are irreplaceable members of our extended family and have brought all of us so much joy. Adoption was regularly discussed around the girls from day one. That positive experience has served as an example for how we would like to raise our child. Our child will be raised around other people that have come into our lives through adoption and know every family is created differently. Our child will view adoption as a loving, positive experience.

We want our child to know their adoption and presence in our lives is a gift. They will know how lucky we are that you made the selfless decision to carry them to full-term and help us become a family. We will talk about it regularly so the child grows up comfortable discussing the subject and asking any questions or concerns they have about where they came from. We will also reassure them that we will give provide all the details and access at our disposal to understand exactly where they came from if and when they would like to know more.

Education We will Provide

As parents, we will put a strong emphasis on our child’s education. We both grew up with parents that provided us with the tools necessary to maintain solid grades and graduate from college. We are grateful that our respective parents were voracious readers who imparted that love of literature to their children. We will instill that same passion for reading and education from an early age for our child. We have fantastic schools near our home and are close friends with a few teachers and even principals that we can count on for counsel. We will teach our child from the youngest age to understand how their education will help shape them for the rest of their lives. We want our child to grow up with the confidence to know anything is possible and within their reach. Developing that confidence through a love and appreciation for their education will help make his / her dreams a reality.

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Photos

Exploring NYC
Exploring NYC
Fun Day with Our Nieces & Nephew
Fun Day with Our Nieces & Nephew
GoKarting in Tokyo
GoKarting in Tokyo
Soaking Up Some Sun in the Bahamas
Soaking Up Some Sun in the Bahamas
Jorge Making Dumplings in Beijing
Jorge Making Dumplings in Beijing
Bike Tour with Friends
Bike Tour with Friends
Enjoying a Hike Together
Enjoying a Hike Together
Robert Taking Out the Boat
Robert Taking Out the Boat
Gorgeous Views in Canada
Gorgeous Views in Canada
Our Beagle Mix, Oliver
Our Beagle Mix, Oliver
We Love Hanging Out with Our Nieces & Nephew
We Love Hanging Out with Our Nieces & Nephew
Touring a Vineyard in California
Touring a Vineyard in California
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Exploring NYC
Exploring NYC
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Fun Day with Our Nieces & Nephew
Fun Day with Our Nieces & Nephew
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GoKarting in Tokyo
GoKarting in Tokyo
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Soaking Up Some Sun in the Bahamas
Soaking Up Some Sun in the Bahamas
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Jorge Making Dumplings in Beijing
Jorge Making Dumplings in Beijing
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Bike Tour with Friends
Bike Tour with Friends
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Enjoying a Hike Together
Enjoying a Hike Together
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Robert Taking Out the Boat
Robert Taking Out the Boat
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Gorgeous Views in Canada
Gorgeous Views in Canada
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Our Beagle Mix, Oliver
Our Beagle Mix, Oliver
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We Love Hanging Out with Our Nieces & Nephew
We Love Hanging Out with Our Nieces & Nephew
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Touring a Vineyard in California
Touring a Vineyard in California

Our House and Neighborhood

Our Cozy Home

We are Florida natives and live in one of the area’s most historic neighborhoods. The neighborhood is a fantastic place to grow up with a dedicated elementary and high school, many different children from diverse backgrounds, and plenty of community celebrations. Our neighborhood also has two parks just a few blocks away from our home.

Our Family Room

Our house was built in 1924, and we spent a full year rehabilitating it. The style is warm and inviting with large bedrooms, yet a cozy feel. Our house has three bedrooms and plenty of space for a child. Our favorite room is our kitchen. We love to entertain and cook, so we created a large open kitchen where we can comfortably host friends and family. We are truly blessed to have a warm home filled with lots of laughter, love and delicious food. There are family members and friends over on any given day of the week to get a taste of what we’re cooking. We’re also fortunate to have close friends living within walking distance so there’s a great sense of community. Best of all, some our friends in the neighborhood have children which we hope to be our child’s future playdates.

Our Extended Families

Celebrating Robert's Birthday with His Family

We come from incredibly loving families that any child would be thrilled to grow up around. Both of our families are bilingual, and we plan to raise a child that appreciates and celebrates diversity as much as we do. Most members of our families live in Florida with us, so there are always celebrations and big family gatherings.

We come from large families with nieces, a nephew and many young cousins, so there are always children around to bring laughter and fun. We love watching the kids play soccer and baseball and often are the first ones to volunteer to take them to see the latest Disney movie.

Jorge's Family

We come from very different families that have one thing in common – their loving support of our desire to grow our family through adoption. When we told our respective parents about our plans to adopt, everyone celebrated the news. They’re almost as excited as we are to meet the new member of the family.

From Us to You

Thank you for your time reviewing our profile. We understand you have a big decision ahead of you, and wish to give you some insight into who we are, our dreams of becoming parents and what we hope for your child’s life.

We can’t imagine the difficult choice you’re making. While you don’t know us yet, we wish to convey with all sincerity how much we will love your child. If you choose us to be your child’s parents, we promise to provide that child with a life filled with so much love and every opportunity possible. We believe every child needs advocates and champions in their lives, and we are committed to put his or her needs at the center of everything we do.

We’ve been together for eight years and married for almost five of them. We’ve grown closer with each passing year and have developed a deep understanding of our strengths as individuals and as a couple. While on the surface, we may appear to have very different personalities, we’ve always been on the same page when it comes to kids. We love children. Our friends and family members have witnessed firsthand how much joy they bring us and have always encouraged us to consider fatherhood. Truthfully, we’ve always known we wanted to have children but didn’t know if that would be possible for us. As a same sex couple, there are certain obstacles on the road to fatherhood.

Raising a child is an awesome responsibility that we don’t take lightly. When we finally felt ready and prepared to take on the challenges, joys and experience of having a baby and raising a child, we knew in our hearts adoption was the right option for us. We have friends and family members that have been touched by adoption and have known that experience to be a gift.

We are fortunate to have amazing careers, families, friends and passions in our lives, but being parents will always be our first priority. We will invest in your child with our love, time and resources so they grow up knowing they have the ability to stand on their own two feet with parents that always have their back. We will surround the child with tools and resources necessary to reach their highest potential. We will afford your child with every opportunity possible, instilling the values that drive our lives and encouraging them to chase their dreams wholeheartedly.

All the while, we will always be transparent and truthful with the child about where they came from. We will raise him or her to know that they are a gift born from your sacrifice and love. We are committed to sharing photos and letters so you can see firsthand how your child is growing and thriving in our care.

There’s no dress rehearsal in life. We only get one shot. We know it is our calling in life to be parents. Please rest assured, that we will raise our child to find his or her passion; have the courage of their convictions; and the confidence to know that anything is possible.

From the bottom of our hearts, thank you so much for reading our profile and considering us as your child’s adoptive parents.

Most Sincerely,

Robert & Jorge

Favorites

Robert
Jorge
Actor
Tom Hanks
Harrison Ford
Actress
Cate Blanchett
Julia Roberts
Animal
Dogs
Dog
Author
Agatha Christie
Book
Yes Please
Candy Bar
Reese's Peanut Butter Cup
Kit Kat
Cartoon
The Smurfs
Tom & Jerry
Childhood Memory
The first time I visited New York City for my 8th birthday.
Watching afternoon cartoons with my great grandmother
Childhood Toy
Weebles
Legos
Children's Book
The Giving Tree
City
Paris
Tokyo
Classic Movie
The Sound of Music
Raiders of the Lost Arc
Color
Green
Blue
Day of Week
Saturday
Saturday
Dessert
Anything with chocolate!
Carrot Cake
Disney Movie
The Lion King
The Sword & the Stone
Dream Car
I'm not a car guy. As long as it's clean and gets me where I need to go, I'm good
A James Bond style Aston Martin
Dream Job
Writer
Lawyer
Dream Vacation
Anywhere I can ski!
The Maldives
Family Activity
Relaxing at the beach
Beach day
Flower / Plant
Orchids
Tulips
Food
Pasta
Chicken wings
Form of Exercise
Crossfit
CrossFit
Fruit
Cantaloupe
Peaches
Game
Charades
Charades
Hobby
Cooking
Travel
Holiday
Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving
Holiday Song
Last Christmas
Holiday Tradition
Decorating the Christmas tree over Thanksgiving weekend
Cooking Thanksgiving dinner
Ice Cream
Cookies & Cream
Chocolate and Strawberry
Junk Food
Pizza
Burgers
Leisure Activity
Traveling
Researching my next travel destination
Magazine
Vanity Fair
Time
Memory with a Child
The birth of my Goddaughter and first niece
Building forts with my little sister
Memory with Spouse
Our engagement in Greece
Our travels in China
Movie
Bridesmaids
Movie Munchie
Popcorn
Popcorn
Movie Quote
"Life is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're gonna get." -- Forrest Gump
Movie Type
Comedy
Action
Musical
Hello Dolly
Musical Group
The Beatles
Coldplay
Nursery Rhyme
Twinkly, Twinkle Little Star
Olympic Event
Swimming
Gymnastics
Personal Hero
My husband
Play
Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Poet
Willliam Shakespeare
Quality about my Spouse
The ability to find a solution to just about anything that comes his way.
His big heart
Quote
"I'd rather regret the things I've done than regret the things I haven't done." Lucille Ball
Restaurant
Joe's Stone Crab
Sandwich
Mozzarella and Tomato
BLT
Song
Over the Rainbow
Sport to Play
Kickball
Subject in School
History
History
Superhero
Batman
Captain Kirk
Thing to Cook
Pasta
Anything on the grill
Time of Day
Early morning
Morning
Tradition
Spending the holidays with family
TV Show
Game of Thrones
Downton Abby
TV Show Character
Lucy Ricardo
Type of Music
Pop
Vacation Spot
Paris
Greece
Video Game
The original Super Mario Bros

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