Being a mom for a year now has been such a crazy experience. Nobody can prepare you. Like really exhausting. We were in Vegas for the 4th of July and hanging by the pool. Thea, as she typically does, stole the show.
You may think your question is innocent enough, but here's why these inquiries are insensitive toward gay parents. When my partner and I started telling our friends and families that we were going to have a baby, everyone was happy and excited for us. We were the only same-sex couple in our extended family and in our immediate circle of friends, as is often the case with gay people, so everyone had a lot of questions. Although people asked really insightful and thoughtful questions about our future family, we also heard some that left us scratching our heads. Here are the 10 questions I hope I never have to answer again, and the reasons why. We both are! We're both parents and we're both women, so we're both mothers; more than that, we're both equally responsible for our child's well-being, safety, and education.
When you meet or hear about a family with two mommies, you may have questions about what it's like to be a gay mom, or whether or not it's more difficult on children of same-sex couples. But you also might know it's not respectful to ask a ton of intimate questions! So we've gathered 10 things gay moms want you to know about them--from whether it's OK to ask "Who's the dad? While some research shows that children of gay parents are more open to exploring same-sex relationships, there is no difference in the percentage of how many of our kids are gay compared to kids of straight couples. Remember, most of us had straight parents and that didn't rub off on us.
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