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06 Apr 2006

CS - adoption by lesbians
I hear what you say about studies....but surely having a little boy like that call you PAPA THEA must be confusing and just not right?
He's got a PAPA and his papa is a male now he's forced to call a WOMAN papa ?
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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

Oh yes, in this specific case, pushing the boy to call the unusual partner anything specific would not be a good thing. As slr says, pressing a child whose divorced mom has a new pal, to call the man "dad" could also be confusing and unnecessary.
It'd be easier, especially for a child of that age, to adjust to the idea of two mommies around, than to calling a woman "Papa" --- that would probably be considered odd behaviour wven among lesbians. I've never heard of a pair of male gay parents who wanted one to be called "mom".
From the sound of it, bing lesbian was one of the most normal things about this atrocious couple --- it was in their vicious cruelty and other personal qualities, that they were freaks.
I wonder though, whether these dreadful women had any disorder ( we tend, not wanting to accept that such horror can occur among ordinary people, to want to call them "sick" ) --- I think we keep forgetting that there is an alternative and useful explanation --- some people are not sick, just Evil. They're bad, not mad.
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