Any adoptees out there want to add to the list? Post in the comments, please!
“I’m not sure I could ever love an adopted child as my own.” ……..j3i2oqrfanslkjdf3s If I have to explain this one you are both a royal asshat and an idiot.
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What’s your nationality/heritage/culture?” OK, first off—nationality, heritage, and culture all have different definitions. Let’s get that straight and take a second to look those up and get comfortable with them. Secondly, after American, I’d probably say Italian. You wanna mess with me? I’ll punch your lights out! You’ll wish I was kidding.
“So, what’s it like being adopted?” Um, a lot like being your mom or dad’s kid. Really. I swear. I don’t constantly stare in the mirror and wonder why we look different, if that’s what you’re wondering.
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
What NOT to Say to Adopted People
Here's a list (I'm only giving you part of it, so you have to go read the whole thing!) from 20-something Korean adoptee Jess Gambacurta: