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12 Signs You’re Basically Your Parents

It happens to the best of us. WE START TO BECOME THEM. Just breathe and embrace it, because they made you. Have the talk about long term care planning today, before you actually become them.

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1. You've picked up on all the outdated phrases they use.

"Oh man, this new Happy Hour locator app is the greatest thing since sliced bread!"
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"Oh man, this new Happy Hour locator app is the greatest thing since sliced bread!"

2. You wouldn't dare to leave home without a snack in your bag.

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You know, in case of emergencies.

3. You make sure everyone ate a complete meal and cleared their plates.

"No dessert until you finish your dinner."
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"No dessert until you finish your dinner."

4. You text your friends to make sure everyone got home safely after a night out on the town.

And make them FaceTime you to prove that they're actually home.
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And make them FaceTime you to prove that they're actually home.

5. You're not cutting paper coupons, but you're absolutely finding every online deal there is.

Buy one, get one is your jam.
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Buy one, get one is your jam.

6. You find yourself waking up early on Saturdays to run errands.

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ATM? Check! Groceries? Check! Dry cleaning? Double check!

7. You're finding GRAY HAIRS!

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Or maybe it's just the awful fluorescent lighting in the bathrooms, heh, right?!

8. You feel real excitement for the Sunday circulars.

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"I wonder what the top headlines are!!!!!!!"

9. You can't keep up with the cool pop-culture stars anymore.

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"The teens have really lost their minds."

10. Your eyes grow three sizes when you walk into the grocery store and realize everything is ON SALE!

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"Avocados are three for a dollar? Everyone out of my way!"

11. You've found yourself in a screaming match with a customer-service robot.

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*SHAKES FIST AT SKY*

12. You see THEM when you look at yourself in the mirror.

And you see YOU when you look at their childhood pictures.
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And you see YOU when you look at their childhood pictures.

Have the conversation with your family about long term care planning. It’s the grown-up thing to do, and Genworth is here to help!