Skip to comments.Why I finally let my son buy a dress: Father's moving story......
Posted on 05/29/2014 2:11:58 PM PDT by Morgana
FULL TITLE: Why I finally let my son buy a dress: Father's moving story about coming to terms with his five-year-old's true identity
father has opened up about how he came to terms with his young son's love of girls' clothes and toys.
Yuvi Zalkow, a writer based in Portland, Oregon, writes in an essay published on Medium.com that when his son first started exhibiting feminine qualities, his instinct was to fight against it, attempting to steer him towards superhero action figures instead of dolls, dresses and nail polish.
But ultimately he came to realize that the most important thing was the boy's happiness. 'Who the hell was I to tell him another way?' he writes. 'What is blamable here? This is being alive.'
His son was four years old the day that Mr Zalkow, carrying him home from daycare, worked up the courage to take him dress-shopping after he had expressed his interest in girls' clothes for months.
At the Goodwill store, 'he pulled me to the dress aisle like he had been shopping there a thousand times before,' writes the author.
'He picked two pink dresses with flowers on them, one skimpy dress that seemed inappropriate even for a girl, and a white one that seemed only fit for a wedding. "Dada," he said as he handed the white one to me. "I love this one the most."'
(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...
‘Who the hell was I to tell him another way?’
Presumably you are his FATHER, moron.
Good heavens. What is wrong with people like this?
Buying him a dress instead of getting him mental help and counseling is child abuse.
I'm sure he also lets this kid eat the whole damn bag of potato chips and doesn't make him clean his room. This poor kid is going to be one unhappy adult.
This country is in the grip of raving insanity.
Read the comments...”Bravo, Dad!” “If only there were more dads like him.”
I bet this father will be really proud in a few years when his son is in his dress cruising the gay bars, getting anally penetrated and contracting sexually transmitted diseases.
The only time I’m going to buy nail polish is to use it as the pyrogen for making Estes-like rocket igniters.
Was mom on the pill while pregnant (before she knew) or while nursing? Does he eat a lot of soy containing processed foods? Does he eat from plastic containers? I often wonder about the effects of estrogen when I hear these stories.
What’s the point of being a parent anymore if you don’t tell kids how to live their life!
I mean really, that’s part of “parenting.” Otherwise, its just pointless free renting of room and board and wasted colege expenses.
Children will bark like a dog but good parents don’t encourage them to think they are dogs.
Look deeper at these parents and you’ll see they encouraged him to think this, 5 year old was a girl from infancy. Sickos.
Get Dad a dress, too.
Father’s moving story......
I think my bowels are moving.
...or it has itself mutilated into a faux “female.”
Then he’ll grow up just this guy....
Sick bastard of the year award.
Just about every little boy tried on his mom’s high heals and hat. Mother or father usually tells him that little boys don’t do that and that’s it. Every once in a while you get a person like this guy who instead takes the kid out and buys him a dress. The outcome of that is clear. You have a young man who is mixed up. You have a father who shirked his duty.
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