Women Online Worldwide  

Go Back   Women Online Worldwide > The WOW Community Cafe > Parenting

Thread Tools
Old December 28th, 2010, 03:15 PM   #1
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: San Francisco
Posts: 2
Problems with partner's son

I am a pretty evolved person in terms of understanding and being sensitive to the sexism and homophobia in our culture. I like my partner's grown son, but he often comes up with some homophobic and sexist comments and behavior that really trigger me. I have gotten extremely upset over it and have kind of given up discussing it with him as it is too tiring and he always responds with "I like women and gays, so what's the big deal?" It's clear that he really isn't interested in looking at these issues on a deeper level.

Much of this has caused flack between me and my partner. She doesn't like sexism either and criticizes him, but ultimately sides with him because of her emotional involvement. Any similar experiences?
insomniac2 is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:06 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Copyright ?1996-2008, Women Online Worldwide