New Jersey woman stunned to learn she has 50 siblings through anonymous sperm donor father after taking DNA test – fears she will accidentally date one of them
- A woman, known only by her TikTok handle @IzzyVN_98, took to the social media app to discuss the discovery she recently made about her heritage
- Izzy – triplets – explained that she is the daughter of two mothers, who conceived her with sperm from an anonymous donor
- Eager to learn more about her background from her father, Izzy did a DNA test in 2018 hoping to get some details
- Initially, the only information she found out was that she’s ‘not as Italian as she thought’ – but months after taking her test, a woman contacted her online
- The woman told Izzy she had been flagged as a DNA match with her own daughter, who was also conceived through a sperm donor.
- Izzy was invited to join a Facebook group set up by the sperm donor’s children, through which she discovered she has more than 50 half-siblings
A young woman who discovered she has 50 half-siblings through her anonymous sperm donor father has expressed her “paranoia” that she will accidentally date one of them.
The New Jersey native, known only by her first name, Izzy, took to TikTok to share her shock when she learned about her siblings — which came after she took a DNA test in the hopes of learning more about her. find background.
In a now-viral videoIzzy – who is the daughter of two mothers who turned to an anonymous sperm donor to conceive her – explains that she took the test in 2018 because she had become curious about her ancestry from her father’s side of the family.
Initially, the only discovery she made was that she’s “not as Italian as she thought,” but months after her DNA results came out, Izzy was contacted by a woman on Facebook, who said she had been flagged as a match for her. own daughter.
“In 2018 I did a DNA test for ancestors to see where I actually come from,” she shared in the video. “I get my results back and find out I’m not as Italian as I thought…
Shock: A New Jersey woman has revealed her surprise when she learned she has 50 siblings via the anonymous sperm donor her mothers used to conceive after a DNA test
Discovery: The young woman, known only as Izzy, opened up about the discovery on TikTok, where she revealed that an anonymous Facebook user first notified her of the existence of her siblings
Family: Izzy is triplets and both she and her brothers were conceived and carried by one of their mothers
‘[Then] I get a message from a random woman asking if I am related to a specific person or family [because] I matched her daughter and said no.’
Izzy went on to reveal that the Facebook user – whom she didn’t name – then asked if she was “a sperm donor baby” like her own daughter, a question that the TikToker admitted got “freak” for never considering the possibility that she unknown siblings.
However, she could never have imagined how big her family would become.
Shortly after the anonymous mother contacted Izzy on Facebook, her biological father’s half-sister contacted her and sent her a message urging her to join an online group set up by other mothers who have partnered with her. the sperm donor were conceived, and Their children.
Through this Facebook group, Izzy discovered that she has more than 50 half-siblings, all of whom were conceived through the same donor.
‘I join the page and [it] turns out there are over 50 of us who are siblings and children from the same sperm donor…and we’re all of different ages,” she continued.
Shock: The New Jersey resident made the discovery about her half-siblings when she joined a Facebook group set up by mothers who had used the same donor and their children
Fear: She explained that several of her half-siblings have expressed “paranoia” that they will accidentally date someone they are related to without realizing it
To make matters more confusing, Izzy explained that several members of the group have expressed “paranoia” that they would “accidentally date one of their half-siblings” simply because there are too many of them to keep up with. to hold.
“Now there’s paranoia about overcrowding because some of them are afraid there’s so many of us that we might be dating someone who happens to be a sibling,” she said, staring at the camera in annoyance.
Izzy’s video post about her sibling’s shock quickly went viral — with over 850,000 views and thousands of comments, many of which came from users asking for more information about her family’s history.
In a follow-up clip, Izzy explained that she’s not in a “relationship” with her half-siblings, as she’s “a little uncomfortable” with the situation and doesn’t know how to move forward yet.
“It’s really something abnormal and I feel really uncomfortable,” she said. “Maybe I’m shy, but it’s still a little weird to me.
“I’m not good at putting myself out there and having all these siblings is kind of overwhelming. So I try not to think about it. I sometimes forget that this is my life.’
She went on to share more details about her own family situation, explaining that she is actually triplets with two full brothers, all of whom were conceived by the same sperm donor and carried by one of their mothers.