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Anyone feel like they r turing into their mother?

Not regarding pareting skills but other behaviors?

Some reason I see myself getting lazy, over stressed, and following other bad patterns. Like I never wanted to be like my mom but wondering if I focused to much energy on not being her I am her in a way?

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Jazmineamomma

Asked by Jazmineamomma at 11:42 PM on Mar. 13, 2011 in Relationships

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  • Lol. I completely understand what you mean. I also thought when I was younger that I would be nothing like her and yet here I am, a lot like her and not just in parenting ways. For example the fact that I recently realized I ask why after every question just like her, never really giving a yes or no answer when asked a question, just like her. Lol. I notice these things as I get older.
    Bamzakarat

    Answer by Bamzakarat at 11:46 PM on Mar. 13, 2011

  • lol that's funny :)
    Jazmineamomma

    Comment by Jazmineamomma (original poster) at 12:03 AM on Mar. 14, 2011

  • I have tried so hard NOT to be my mother I have gone completely off the other end. I cannot yell, I accept almost everything my children say, I do not make them do a bunch of chores. They are great kids, thank goodness, but because by mother was a crazy, psychotic drunk I refuse to repeat any patterns that even closely resemble those of hers. I am not sure if they will benefit from this or not.


    shrugging

    catsmom1993

    Answer by catsmom1993 at 12:21 AM on Mar. 14, 2011

  • I can definatly see myself turning into my mother, everyone else including my mother can see it too lol....but I don't mind, in fact I'm super juiced since my mother always has been and always will be my hero. She is one of the strongest, bravest, most courageous people I know and I think I will be blessed indeed to be even half the woman she is. =)
    Lucky209

    Answer by Lucky209 at 12:25 AM on Mar. 14, 2011

  • lol, until i had kids i thought i was like my dad, now i see i am definitely my mothers daughter
    xxhazeldovexx

    Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 12:41 AM on Mar. 14, 2011

  • Yeah, in some ways. Don't get me wrong, my mother has always been strong willed and I do find myself doing or saying things like her. It's scary sometimes isn't it? LOL!
    amessageofhope

    Answer by amessageofhope at 12:48 AM on Mar. 14, 2011

  • In many ways, I find myself very much like my mother. There are many ways that we could not be more different - but I laugh sometimes to find myself being just like her. And sometimes I laugh at her and call her by my grandmother's name. Typically, she is like her mother on things that annoyed her about my grandmother, which I find quite humorous :)
    AAAMama

    Answer by AAAMama at 12:58 AM on Mar. 14, 2011

  • no, no, no!!!
    tastymama

    Answer by tastymama at 6:10 PM on Mar. 14, 2011

  • hahaha yeah we definitly don't want the bad things in our mother to be passed thorugh us to our kids but sometimes you catch yourself doing something or saying something that is just sooo like them and your like...OMG did anybody just hear that? lol
    Jazmineamomma

    Comment by Jazmineamomma (original poster) at 7:13 PM on Mar. 14, 2011

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