I really, REALLY wouldn't ask this sort of thing on an internet forum, but I have no choice I need some help.. I've no one else to talk to right now.
My girlfriend is 5 months pregnant, mine and her first child. However, she has come to two conclusions in the last few months. Firstly, she decided she actually no longer loves me and doesn't want to be in a relationship with me. Secondly, she has told me she intends to put the baby up for adoption and point blank told me I've no choice whatsoever in the matter as she will be the legal guardian because we're not married and it's her choice solely, I have no rights. I believed her until I did some research and found that I could apply as legal guardian. But how would that work? Would I have to apply after the baby was born? Would the court look in my favour taking into account that she is attempting to give up her guardianship rights for adoption and I'm attempting to legally gain them? Or would the adoption process go through far faster than the time it'd take me to gain guardianship?
I'm absolutely terrified.. this is my first child, I'm extremely paternal and always have been.. this little thing means the world to me and I'm willing to fight tooth and nail to prevent him/her being taken away from me..