’ This is way worse than the people who ask things like ’does he speak much English?
’ when he’s lived in Canada longer than they’ve been alive." 5.
One white man with a Hindu wife explains that "there’s a word in Tamil [her language] that literally translates to ’useless,’ but the Tamil word is often used colloquially to mean something closer to ’not currently needed,’" says Reddit user YWAK98alum.
"But that doesn’t stop my wife from describing all kinds of people (including me, frequently) as straight-up ’useless,’ including to their faces, and then wondering why these people either get angry or just avoid her." 4.
When your kids aren’t sure of how to self-identify. Children go through stages of self-identifying white or Asian," says Reddit user unreplicate. One kid is obviously of ambiguous ethnic heritage and the other is blond hair and blue-eyed ...
"When he was young, my son was annoyed when my wife visited him during school lunch because his friends ’found out he had a white mother.’ Now, older, he is not much into Asian culture." your kids. I never thought I would have to explain to my daughter that she is really my daughter," says Reddit user gamerplays.
So to protect their privacy, I will not be posting this article under my real name.