TNF: Tell me about your family. Are you married? Do you have kids?
MELISSA: We had a civil union on May 30,2010… It was a big wedding. White dresses, ceremony and big party. When NJ made it legal on October 21.. We got married that day by our town mayor. We have Madison who just turned 2 8/20. It took us 2 years to have her but worth the wait. We also are pregnant with # 2 who is due 11-28-2014. His name is Mason Dennis.
TNF: How did you meet your wife?
MELISSA: We actually met on MySpace .. When it was cool. Lol
TNF: Do you feel different from other families? If so, how so?
MELISSA: No we feel the same as other families. I stay home with Madison and my wife goes to work.
TNF: Where do you live? Is it tough being a gay couple where you live? Do you feel accepted?
MELISSA: We live in Mays landing, NJ. It is not tough at all. We have never had any problems. Everyone accepts us as a normal couple.
TNF: What has having a family meant to you?
MELISSA: It took us awhile to have Madison .. So we treasure every moment as a family. We feel very lucky to be Moms.
Thank you for sharing your beautiful family with us!
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