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Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Yes my son is biracial, No explanation needed

When is it ever okay to ask someone you don't know something personal about their lives? Why can't people leave a sleeping tiger alone? I've been nice and quiet, for the most part, in the blog world but I should have know that wouldn't last. So I'm minding my business when I get a tweet asking me why I put on my twitter profile that my son is biracial? WTF

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Really this is an old question. Within these past 2 years I've been asked different versions of the same question. Why do you say your son is biracial? Why are you pointing out his race mix? etc etc etc. People are constantly asking me to explain myself and my son's heritage.

But why are people asking me this? What business is it of their's how I chose to identify myself or my son. It's getting to the point now that I'm tempted to tell people straight up...It's none of your damn business. What you asking me for? Were you there that night 3 years ago when I conceived him? No? Then back up off me and let me live!

Really, really, what is it with people NEEDING to ask?! As if that's not bad enough then people get upset that I'm not answering them. Like I own them a damn explanation why I say my son is biracial, Get the fck out my face with that BS. My son is biracial. My son is black and asian. My son is blasian. And until he personally decides to self identify and claim his birthright as a biracial person to say different, then I'll keep saying he's all of these races and more.

It just burns me that people keep trying to make the fact that he's biracial a issue of some sort. What is the issue? Am I suppose to be ashamed or something? Fck that. I'm proud to be a mom of a biracial child and refuse to let anyone try and make me feel different.

4 comments:

Lisa says:
at: June 8, 2011 at 6:52 AM said...

Just try to ignore those people. You are doing what you think is best for your son and you don't need to explain yourself. Some people can be so ignorant and don't think before they talk. Oh well. Hope they know their boundaries with this post.

Nikki @ Mommy Factor says:
at: June 8, 2011 at 7:34 AM said...

Hopefully, they'll read this post and think about it before asking me any of these questions again. Or better dont ask me any of those questions at all.

michelle says:
at: June 8, 2011 at 8:25 AM said...

I agree. Ignore folks that are being intentionally provocative with questions like that.

Now they know they messed with the wrong mama!

Nikki @ Mommy Factor says:
at: June 8, 2011 at 11:48 AM said...

That's right, don't mess with this mama :)