10 Hilarious Snapbacks to Rude Adoption Questions

If you can’t beat 'em, it’s best to make 'em incredibly uncomfortable.

Lita Jordan September 21, 2017

When you go through an adoption, a strange phenomenon occurs where it seems people suddenly lose all manners and take this time as an invitation to ask disturbingly personal questions. You will be taken back by these questions and feel mad, confused, and bewildered. It is easy to want to go on the defensive, but more fun to hop on the sarcasm train.  Enjoy this compilation of snapbacks for those rude adoption questions and comments! If you can’t beat ‘em, it’s best to make ‘em incredibly uncomfortable.

Cyber Monday, Anyone?
1. Cyber Monday, Anyone?

If you haven’t be asked this yet, get ready! You don’t really know what they are asking, but in the words of Stephanie Tanner, “How rude!”

The Struggle is Real!
2. The Struggle is Real!

I’m not really sure of the difference between a real son and a fake son, but my grocery bill with a teenage son is very real!

Como Estas, Mama!
3. Como Estas, Mama!

I know it seems like someone could not be that ditzy, but this story is very real. Mind Blown.

Miraculous Adoption!
4. Miraculous Adoption!

Just stop. I am not a fertility specialist, but I’m pretty sure that’s not how it works.

All the Money!
5. All the Money!

It’s pretty common knowledge that adoption is expensive, but I didn’t buy my kids. That’s called human trafficking. I paid for services that helped me to bring them home. Ask me, “How much did adoption cost?” Or don’t ask me at all.

It Be None of Thy Business
6. It Be None of Thy Business

Here’s a mirror. His only issue is the weight of other people’s judgment and assumptions.

I’m the Cool Mom!
7. I’m the Cool Mom!

If she calls me “Mama” and I love and nurture her, there is nothing more real than that!

I’ll Take the Help!
9. I’ll Take the Help!

They are in fact all mine. All 5. Still send help please in the form of Starbucks gift cards and a nanny!

Pass the Wine!
10. Pass the Wine!

If I had a glass for every time someone asked this rude question, I’d be in the hospital.

Just, No.
11. Just, No.

This question is just proof that some people do not have their brains connected to their mouth.

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Lita Jordan

Lita Jordan is a master of all things "home." A work-from-home, stay-at-home, homeschooling mother of five. She has a BA in Youth Ministry from Spring Arbor University. She is married to the "other Michael Jordan" and lives on coffee and its unrealistic promises of productivity. Lita enjoys playing guitar and long trips to Target. Follow her on Facebook.


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