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Your Relationship With Your Mom In Your Teens Vs. Your Twenties

Basically, you realize she really does know best.

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1. When your mom gives you unsolicited advice when you're a teenager: "Mommmmm."

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When your mom gives you unsolicited advice in your twenties: "You're right."

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2. When you're a teenager, you get annoyed when your mom tells you to dress appropriately.

When you're in your twenties, you realize she's got the best style.

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And you're constantly trying to raid her closet.

3. When your mom asks about your love life when you're a teenager: "Are you having sex???"

When your mom asks about your love life in your twenties: "Are you getting engaged???"

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Alright, some things never change.

4. When you're a teenager, you might get frustrated by the chores your mom asks you to do.

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When you're in your twenties, you wish you could help her more.

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Maybe someday she'll let you.

5. When your mom doesn't like your S.O. when you're a teenager: "But I love him."

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When your mom doesn't like your S.O. in your twenties: "Bye, babe."

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Mama knows best.

6. When your mom gives you health tips as a teenager, you basically ignore them.

In your twenties, you follow your mom's health advice religiously.

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If leafy greens, cardio, and sunscreen kept her in good shape, it'll work for you too.

7. When you're a teenager, a fight with your mom can be a real explosion.

When you're in your twenties, you've learned how to hear each other out.

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Because you've matured, you're able to have your disagreements like adults.

8. When you're a teenager, you usually turn to your friends for relationship advice.

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When you're in your twenties, you turn to your mom for career advice, money advice, existential advice, AND relationship advice.

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Because she knows about a lot more than just boys.

9. When you're a teenager, your mom seems pretty infallible.

When you're in your twenties, you realize she has her struggles, too.

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And you try to find ways that you can help her, like she's helped you.

10. When you're a teenager, you don't understand why your mom makes you clean your room every week.

When you're in your twenties, you're grateful for the habits she instilled in you.

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At some point, making your bed in the morning became second nature.

11. When you were a teenager, you sometimes thought your mom should chill out.

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When you're in your twenties, you realize she's an actual goddess, working hard to give you your awesome life.

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How does she balance it all?!

12. When you're stressed out as a teenager, you just want your mom to leave you alone.

When you're stressing in your twenties, you hope there'll never be a time your mom isn't a phone call away.

13. When you leave home for college as a teenager, you're like, "Mom, it's okay!"

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But when you visit your mom in your twenties, you don't want to leave.

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