A woman’s relationship with her mother is by far one of the most important she’ll have. It has its highs and lows, ups and downs but it’s usually the strongest friendship in her life. During the years, a woman often fights her mother on various issues, but as time goes on lives change and as a girl becomes a woman herself, she realizes some key things about her mom and by extension herself. Here are three of them.
Your mom was always right
We hate to admit it, but the older we get the more we realize that mom was right about everything. The boys, the friends, the hairstyle…and yes that dress was too short! In the moment, you can never really see it, but it’s in those moments that you find yourself being a mom, big sister, aunt or mentor and you’re now giving the same advice that you didn’t take.
Your mom is your best friend
There aren’t many people who know you inside and out, can predict your thoughts and actions, tell you things about yourself you didn’t even know or tell you some truth you may be running from. Some best friends might know us almost this well, but our mothers know us even better than this. The more we fight with them, love them and spend time with them, we realize that most times, our mom is really our best friend.
You are your mom
The one big lesson a woman learns about herself from her mom is that…they can become pretty much the same person. They say uncanny similarities are sometimes the cause of tension with someone close to you and this is mostly evident with your mother. In most cases, as women get older they usually start to display tendencies similar to the ones they couldn’t really deal with, with their mothers. More so than that…they sometimes become her! From tone of voice, decisions they make, the things they say, do feel, are all a chip off the old block.