I think it's a combination of both. My ds hasn't spent much time around his father but sometimes he is so much like him that it is scary.
I feel it begins with nature. As they grow I feel nurture becomes the main factor.
It depends. My DD likes a lot of what my ex likes and he is not her bio father.... However she has a mix of mine and her biofathers attitude..... I'm already going nuts and she's only 5.
I'm a tattooed,pagan,pro-choice,pro-legalizing marijuana,pro-gay marriage,anti-war,non-vaxing,tree hugging,animal loving,book reading,animal testing free,depression battling, trying to raise a free spirit and letting her be who she is but still teaching her important life lessons,fighting for equal rights at the same time,don't like it get over it.
Assuming a non-extreme childhood (say, Paris Hilton's or homeless at age 5 in a major metropolitan area) I would say 75% nature, 25% nuture. When childhoods begin to be extreme in terms of either trauma or privilege, nurture begins to have a more dramatic effect.
I think both also but more nature.
Quoting rfurlongg:Both. But nature is VERY powerful.
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