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And now for this week’s sentence to finish: “We can either be traditional or non-traditional in the way we do things, I…“
Next week’s sentence to finish: “A funny thing happened on the way to…”
“We can either be traditional or non-traditional in the way we do things…”
Here is the thing, if I was asked this question when I was a teen or even in my twenties, I would have answered that I was definitely not traditional, because I was truly rebelling and not wanting to conform to the norm or what my parents told me.
There was no way my mom knew anything. I swear every time I thought I knew what was right for me or the scenario at hand, usually my mom knew otherwise.
I would swear she was not right and I would prove her wrong .
Ninety nine percent of the time, I was wrong and mom was right.
Did it drive me crazy?
Seriously, I could here my brain saying, “Fuck it, she is right again!”
Sorry for the language, but traditional I was not in these days and I swore like a trucker!
What happened to me then you may ask?
At thirty two, I became a mother.
My mom and my grandmother always told me growing up, “You will see, when you become a mother yourself!”
Yup, again she was right and so my my grandmother.
Being a mom, I now hear my myself saying things like, “Because I said so!” and “Wait until I tell your father!”
So, at 36 years old, I am more my mother’s daughter then I ever would have admitted in my carefree, untraditional youth.
Yup, I have become my mom in many ways and surprisingly I am ok with that.
Hell my mom is a wonderful person and we always teased her that she was saint like almost like Mother Teresa.
I will gladly admit I am not saint like and still curse with the best of them, but I definitely do have more of my mom in me. And traditional definitely isn’t as bad as I could have imagined or thought.
So, I am definitely more traditional then not at this point in my life, but can say I have been both and probably still have a little non-traditional in me, but yes I have conformed so to speak contrary to all the rebelling and fighting I did along the way, because of these two, silly princesses below (and wouldn’t change it for the world)!
Now that I have shared here, please tell me whether you consider yourself more traditional or non-traditional today!
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