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21 Signs Your Mom Is Actually Your Best Friend

She's the Lorelai to your Rory.

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We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us the greatest thing about being best friends with your mom. Here are their heartwarming responses:

1. Your mom is, without a doubt, the Lorelai to your Rory.

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—Haleigh Rice, Facebook

2. Knowing you can call your mom any time, day or night, is the most comforting thing in the world.

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Alex

3. And being able to tell her everything without fear of judgment is the biggest relief ever.

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Cristy

4. Seriously, you tell her secrets you can't tell anyone else, and you know she'll never say a word.

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Olivia

5. Most of the time, though, you don't even need words because you can communicate entirely with facial expressions.

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Ashley

6. Having been around the block before, she's full of great advice on everything from work to relationships to money.

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—Daniel Ashley Patterson, Facebook

7. Whenever you feel like giving up, she's the cheerleader on the sidelines motivating you to keep on going.

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And you're her cheerleader too.

—Haleigh Rice, Facebook

8. Like most best friends, you don't see eye to eye on everything, but you always accept each other's differences.

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—Savannah Forrester, Facebook

9. And, try as you might, you never seem to be able to hold a grudge against her for more than a few minutes.

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—Savannah Forrester, Facebook

10. Instead of going out on the weekends, you're more than happy to stay in with your mom and watch your favorite TV shows...

—Amanda Risinger, Facebook
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—Amanda Risinger, Facebook

11. ...and you can probably quote them to each other like nobody's business.

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—Roya Rodieck, Facebook

12. When you feel like the whole world's against you, she’ll always be on your side, and she’ll defend you to the bitter end.

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Melody

13. She's your rock, and you know you'd be lost without her.

—Katie Trivilino, Facebook
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—Katie Trivilino, Facebook

14. When you need help, she goes above and beyond to give you the support you need.

—Olivia Hiers, Facebook
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—Olivia Hiers, Facebook

15. You have years' worth of inside jokes, and there's no stopping you when one of you starts laughing.

—Roya Rodieck, Facebook
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—Roya Rodieck, Facebook

16. Maybe you even share clothes with each other, doubling the size of your wardrobe.

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And you know there's no greater compliment than being told you look like your mother.

Taylor

17. She gets you when no one else does.

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—SarahLynn Bowler, Facebook

18. And she accepts you just as you are, never making you feel out of place.

—Samantha
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19. Maybe that's because she knows you better than you know yourself, and she always has your best interests at heart.

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—MJ Cormier, Facebook

20. At the end of the day, you know she's always there to give you a hug and pick you back up.

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Jamiel

21. Eventually, you realize you're becoming just like her, and you wouldn't have it any other way.

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Abby

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