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April 17th, 2009, 12:58 PM
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Do you take more after one of your parents than the other? Are you closer to your mother than your father or vice versa?
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April 17th, 2009, 01:27 PM
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Well I've just had my "OH MY GOD I'VE TURNED INTO MY MOTHER!" moment. I had my hair cut and only afterwards realised it ws very like the way my Mother used to have he hair.
Its quite a shock I can tell you.
I had no relationship with my father, and dont think I am at all like him, at least I hope not.
I wouldnt be a great deal like my mother either but we do have similarities. My Mom had a really hard life, and it kind of broke her. So I feel very protective towards my Mom, we are close but very different.
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April 17th, 2009, 01:58 PM
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I'm more like my mom in the way I act towards certain things, we're both extremely stubborn. Physically, I don't resemble either of them that much. My mom is full Korean and my dad full Caucasian so I have a mix of features.

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April 17th, 2009, 06:49 PM
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I am a blend of both my parents personalities, both good and bad. I have my moms height and shape, and a lot of my dads facial features. I find it a lot easier to talk to my dad than my mom. My mom also had a hard childhood, and it kind of left her a bit damaged. She is lovely when she wants to be, but extremely sensitive and mellow dramatic...
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April 17th, 2009, 07:19 PM
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I'm a blend of both I'd say. Looks wise - I am my mother's daughter As for traits, etc. I'd say I have my mother's forgiving nature and the same inability to be mad. I have my father's humor, determination, athleticism, and backbone. I must say both of my parents are/were (my father died when I was 14) extremely kind, wonderful, loving, involved people. I am one lucky woman to have had them as parents.

Thank you Kara for my siggy!
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April 18th, 2009, 08:31 PM
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I'm exactly like my mom. I look like her, I sound like her, I have a very similar personality to her as well. For a long time this caused problems in our relationship, when I moved out when I was 17 our relationship changed for the better and now she is one of my best friends.

Huge thanks to *Kiliki* for the FANTABULOUS new siggy!!
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