Does This Baby Make Me Look Straight?
Confessions of a Gay Dad
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In 2005, Dan Bucatinsky and his partner, Don Roos, found themselves in an L.A. delivery room, decked out in disposable scrubs from shower cap to booties, to welcome their adopted baby girl—launching their frantic yet memorable adventures into fatherhood. Two and a half years later, the same birth mother—a heroically generous, pack-a-day teen with a passion for Bridezilla marathons and Mountain Dew—delivered a son into the couple’s arms. In Does This Baby Make Me Look Straight? Bucatinsky moves deftly from sidesplitting stories about where kids put their fingers to the realization that his athletic son might just grow up to be straight and finally to a reflection on losing his own father just as he’s becoming one. Bucatinsky’s soul-baring and honest stories tap into that all-encompassing, and very human, hunger to be a parent—and the life-changing and often ridiculous road to getting there.
Publishers Weekly Review
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My partner and I are in the process to adopt, it was funny and real, we couldn't put the book down
For Gays or straight couple who want to adopt, READ this book it's beyond amazing!!!!
inspiring for same-sex couples
I can say this book made me laugh. I can also say this book made me tear up. But the one thing it made me do was relate. And when you can relate to a book and feel yourself inside of the stories... that is a truly amazing feeling. Thank you for words of wisdom and witty thoughts.
I'm a big fan of Dan as an actor and when I heard of this book I thought of giving it a go. I'm not one of those people who want kids but I have been wondering what kind of struggles gay percents go through beforehand and after having kids. Boy have I learned a thing or two by reading this book
This book is so funny and relatable
- It should be required reading for all parents gay or straight just for the insights of a dad.