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is it true that guys fall for people like their mums? watch

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    I don't know what it is about boys and mums, it's so pathetic
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    (Original post by alamode09)
    it's a psychological theory developed by Freud pertaining the the human subconscious
    look up the Oedipus Complex
    Beaten to it
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    It's a well known Freudian concept , but what about gay guys?
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    Short, irritating, carries a broken accent and constantly tells me to "do something with your life". Fall as in fall in love - no. Fall as in fall off a cliff and dying horribly slow - yes.
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    its usually either very true (ie, similar to their mother) or very false (ie, polar opposite). thats what i've found anyway!
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    (Original post by Olivia_Lightbulb)
    Apparently you can judge a man by how he treats his mother ...
    Can you explain it ??
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    (Original post by FZka)
    Can you explain it ??
    Well presumably, you should avoid a man who does not get along with his mother or does not treat her with much respect.
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    Jesus, I hope not. The thought of my ol' dear doing some of the things to my dad than my girlfriend does to me...

    :eek3:
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    (Original post by nolongerhearthemusic)
    Maybe people choose partners with a similar personality and values as themselves, which also happen to be similar to their parents because of shared genetics and upbringing? Or maybe someone's been reading too much Freud.



    Do you have any evidence or a source for this?
    I believe I read it in The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins.
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    (Original post by somethingbeautiful)
    Do you mean physically or personality? :eek:
    personality - they like are more attracted to the qualities that their mum shared.
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    (Original post by Olivia_Lightbulb)
    Well presumably, you should avoid a man who does not get along with his mother or does not treat her with much respect.
    Why do you assume there's a connection between his treatment to his mom and your relationship sucess ?
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    (Original post by FZka)
    Why do you assume there's a connection between his treatment to his mom and your relationship sucess ?
    I'm not talking from personal experience here! It is just something I have read ...
    But presumably it is because a mans first female relationship is with his mother, therefore it is likely that relationship will have a profound impact upon how he views and treats other women.
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    (Original post by Olivia_Lightbulb)
    I'm not talking from personal experience here! It is just something I have read ...
    But presumably it is because a mans first female relationship is with his mother, therefore it is likely that relationship will have a profound impact upon how he views and treats other women.
    Yeah ... I like that .
    Thanks for the info. !
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    (Original post by rosielovesmitchell)
    I don't know what it is about boys and mums, it's so pathetic
    A friend of mine, at a wedding, his mum got drunk and started flirting with him/tried to get off with him. Apparently he went red in the face (his brother committed the scene to video and showed me for a laugh). It was pretty public (i.e. everyone there saw it).

    My friend hasn't told anyone else (he didn't really want to tell me, if it weren't for his brother). But I guess that's pretty embarassing (I bet he can't look his mum straight in the eye).

    He told me not to tell anyone at school. Though all his relatives know because they were at the wedding, lol.
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    (Original post by dfjr)
    A friend of mine, at a wedding, his mum got drunk and started flirting with him/tried to get off with him. Apparently he went red in the face (his brother committed the scene to video and showed me for a laugh). It was pretty public (i.e. everyone there saw it).

    My friend hasn't told anyone else (he didn't really want to tell me, if it weren't for his brother). But I guess that's pretty embarassing (I bet he can't look his mum straight in the eye).

    He told me not to tell anyone at school. Though all his relatives know because they were at the wedding, lol.
    That's embarassing, at a wedding aswell! :|
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    (Original post by rosielovesmitchell)
    That's embarassing, at a wedding aswell! :|
    Can't really happen many other places, unless he invited his mum to a party with people of our own age (which I did suggest to him, lol).
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    I don't think I'm like my boyfriend's mum... I hope not anyway :eek:
    and my boyfriend is not like my dad IN THE SLIGHTEST.
    If my dad taught me anything it was to go for his opposite.
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    Im kind of similar to my boyfriends mum in terms of looks - both small with blonde hair and blue eyes - and I'm a bit like her in personality too. Slightly creepy lol but I think just coincedence.
    My boyfriend has a pretty similar personality to my dad and also had the same hair and eye colour - but my dad is tiny (has the same shoe size as me, lol) and my boyfriend is 6ft 5, so quite dissimilar in terms of looks really.
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    my dads a willyhead, i try to avoid willyheads in general, you know?
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    My bofriend is the complete opposite of my dad. I love my dad but I could never ever marry someone with a similar personality to his. I am a little bit like my boyfs mum personality wise I guess. But only a couple of characteristics, we're very different in a lot of ways. Thankfully!! (I dont like his mum that much and nor does he :p: )
 
 
 
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