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WATCH: The Awkward Talk You've Probably Already Made Same-Sex Parents Endure

The Next Family

These straight parents were asked questions that gay parents get all the time.

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If you're a family of two moms or two dads, people have questions. Lots of questions. Sometimes those questions are nosy. Incredibly nosy.

So Brandy Black, editor in chief of The Next Family, and her wife, Susan Howard, decided to turn the table on unsuspecting straight parents and record it on video so everyone can see just how awkward things get.

These two California moms have three children -- and that's all you really need to know. Mind your own business, people.

Discover two cliched compliments to always avoid (and that you've probably already given), and hear common questions of same-sex parents land with a thud in the video below, courtesy of The Next Family's YouTube channel:

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Lucas Grindley is VP and Editorial Director for Here Media, which is parent company to The Advocate. His Twitter account is filled with politics, Philip Glass appreciation, and adorable photos of his twin toddler daughters.
Lucas Grindley is VP and Editorial Director for Here Media, which is parent company to The Advocate. His Twitter account is filled with politics, Philip Glass appreciation, and adorable photos of his twin toddler daughters.