You know you are morphing into your Mum when....

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  1. Helen Cripps profile image59
    Helen Crippsposted 12 years ago

    (Insert your answer.......)


    I don't know if anyone else has or is experiencing this. But as my brother keeps pointing out, my mannerisms, actions and sayings are becoming more and more like my mums EVERYDAY. I think it began when I used to answer the phone as a teenager, people would say 'you sound just like your mum'  But these days it has reached new extremes...

    Please share your experiences !!

    1. peachpurple profile image82
      peachpurpleposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      when i start talking, behaving and thinking like my mom, my hubby start to warn me to kick those thoughts out or i will be out of the hse in no time!!!

  2. Rochelle Frank profile image92
    Rochelle Frankposted 12 years ago

    ...when you see see someone who looks like her on the other side of a shop and then realize it is a mirror.

    1. profile image0
      Kathryn LJposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      LOL!  Bet she was nice though! 

      When you realise you've just spent three-quarters of an hour complaining about your minor ailments, whilst your companion looks like they are wishing they could chew through the back wall of the kitchen to get away from you.

    2. mega1 profile image68
      mega1posted 12 years agoin reply to this

      hey - that is what happens to me - everytime I look into the mirror - sometimes its scarey!  I try not to look in a mirror in the middle of the night - that is too, too frightening!

      1. Beth100 profile image71
        Beth100posted 12 years agoin reply to this

        lol  lol

        Yay!!  Mega's got her pink cheetah back!!!  Yahy!!!!  smile  here's some cheetos...

        I know I'm morphing into my mom when my kids look at me and think I'm outdated in the way I dress and talk.  lol

  3. Cagsil profile image76
    Cagsilposted 12 years ago

    It's impossible for me to. My mother is precisely that a mother, which means she is a she, a woman. I am her son, so that requires quite a bit to take place.

    Therefore, impossible. wink

    1. sofs profile image74
      sofsposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      OH! no,  something I don't  ever want to happen, she cribs so much and says only negative things!!  Please don't  say anything .....   smile
      Deja vu.....................................  sad

    2. mega1 profile image68
      mega1posted 12 years agoin reply to this

      are you sure?  haven't you ever seen guys who act exactly like the male version of their mothers?  It's really impossible to live with someone your whole life and NOT absorb a lot of their traits and mannerisms.  And it isn't all negative.  Most men get alot of their altruism and positive attitudes from their moms, and they really admire her for it.   There's nothing wrong with that - nothing wrong with taking on those positive "feminine" characteristics like ideals and good manners and cleanliness!

      Whenever I clean the kitchen, I feel like my mom - I mutter to myself about the grease and "jobs that never get done" just like she did!

      1. Cagsil profile image76
        Cagsilposted 12 years agoin reply to this

        WOW! You cannot even see humor when it is in the form of words. *hand to face* hmm

        1. mega1 profile image68
          mega1posted 12 years agoin reply to this

          you were joking?  I never know when you're joking - you use those stupid little smileys all the time!  so how would I know -  just a thought!  lol

          1. Cagsil profile image76
            Cagsilposted 12 years agoin reply to this

            Considering the word "morphing"? lol

            1. mega1 profile image68
              mega1posted 12 years agoin reply to this

              considering your finger-pointing - self-righteous I would call it.  And I don't laugh at the same things you do, so what?  I also think most of your b.s. is b.s.  so what?  I'm sure the feeling is mutual.  Let us just agree that we disagree and climb off the b.s. wagon, ok? or not - doesn't matter but give it a little rest now and then with all the accusations ok, cags?

              1. Cagsil profile image76
                Cagsilposted 12 years agoin reply to this

                Agree to disagree? B.S.?

                You have a vivid imagination. Get over yourself would ya? hmm

    3. Beth100 profile image71
      Beth100posted 12 years agoin reply to this

      Nah, just get a sex change first....or an avatar change!  lol

  4. JillKostow profile image88
    JillKostowposted 12 years ago

    everytime you yell at you kids you sound exactly like she did yelling at you!!  "Wipe that silly smirk off your face, Do you think I am telling you this just to hear myself talk" 
    Those are two of my mom's most popular sentences from when I was a kid, and now I find myself saying them to my kids along with alot of other things she would say.  SCARY:)

  5. profile image0
    Ana Louisposted 12 years ago

    Just accept the reality of the morphing.  It happens to all of us.  I have put a smile on mine.  It is a connection to my mother who has passed on, and those similarities that at one time annoyed me, now comfort me.

    1. rebekahELLE profile image86
      rebekahELLEposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      I think so.. sometimes when I'm having a mom morph, I just say hello mom, yep, see, I have my mail in piles just like you did.. or walking through the house muttering while I'm looking for my sunglasses on top of my head. hmm

  6. Ivorwen profile image68
    Ivorwenposted 12 years ago

    When I found myself down on my child's level, asking, "Is that how you are suppose to be behaving?"

    Seeing someone in the mirror who looked just as I remember my mom looking and realizing it was me... even the clothing colors were the same.

  7. lorlie6 profile image76
    lorlie6posted 12 years ago

    My son reminds me with a form of pity that I've never had the 'cool' gene, and when I look at my hands.  I'm actually very proud to become a version of my mom.  Oh, and my voice is throaty just like hers, every salesperson that's ever phoned calls me 'sir,' no matter how hard I try to put a bit of feminine lilt into it!

  8. wordscribe43 profile image89
    wordscribe43posted 12 years ago

    When you start calling your children your pets' names...

  9. CASE1WORKER profile image63
    CASE1WORKERposted 12 years ago

    when my kids complain that i am a geek, or loser  or other such loving phrases (usually by text) I text them back two words "it's hereditary" usually shuts them up. ( honestly they are loverly children)

    1. Dave Barnett profile image59
      Dave Barnettposted 12 years agoin reply to this

      at the point where my kids sound like me. Thank you.


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