When There's Two Dads?


  • Sep 16, 2012 12:32 AM GMT
    I don't know why I've been thinking about this a lot lately... It's not like it's something that needs to be addressed right now or anything like that.

    But when there's two fathers, what does the kid call each of them? Dad and Dad? When they're shouting down the stairs to them, how do you know who they are calling for?

    I definitely want to have kids some day, and I'm just curious, do any of you who know a gay couple with kids, know of any other ways they differentiate by name, other than having to use their first names?

    I don't know any gays with kids, so...
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    Sep 16, 2012 3:22 AM GMT
    Usually one or both has a nickname or use a variation of dad. Like one would be "dad" and the other would be "papa". Or if one is of a different ethnicity, then he'd go by whatever "dad" is in his language.
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    Sep 16, 2012 3:22 AM GMT
    I would go by Mom.
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    Sep 16, 2012 12:06 PM GMT
    xrichx saidUsually one or both has a nickname or use a variation of dad. Like one would be "dad" and the other would be "papa". Or if one is of a different ethnicity, then he'd go by whatever "dad" is in his language.

    This works.
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    Sep 16, 2012 12:33 PM GMT
    xrichx saidUsually one or both has a nickname or use a variation of dad. Like one would be "dad" and the other would be "papa". Or if one is of a different ethnicity, then he'd go by whatever "dad" is in his language.


    Yes, that's what I would do. In Arabic (and actually a lot of other languages), the word for father is 'Baba'. I'd be my babies' Baba. icon_smile.gif

    And they'd be my Babu. <3 :3

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