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Raising an adopted child as a gay couple can be just as beautiful -- and stressful -- as it is for heterosexual couples. If there is one thing every child needs it's love. Keep your focus on a loving environment for your child, even when times are tough. Expressing your love for each other as partners -- through tender acts and physical affection -- is a superior way to show your adopted child that s/he is living in a safe and caring environment. Adoption can be hard on the child, so be sure to relay to him or her that s/he was chosen to be part of your lives together. Giving your adopted child a sense of place will help him/her develop into a happy, healthy, and compassionate member of society.