How to Know You’re Exactly Like Your Parents

There are a lot of ways to know you’re becoming exactly like your parents, and we discussed them in this article. When you were younger, you looked at your parents like old people who weren’t so cool. You didn’t understand a lot of things they did, or why they said certain things. Then you got older and started doing a lot of things the same way they did. You started to imbibe their mannerisms and “slangs” till you eventually become a lot like them.

If you’re still in denial, here are some unmistakable ways to know you’ve become exactly like your parents:

1. You say, “Thank you, God,” when you get home 

exactly like your parents

Getting home safe is worth saying, “Thank you, God”. Getting home and laying in your bed after a long day is a good enough reason to thank God for. You also heave loudly and say, “Thank you, God,” when you sit down.

2. The prices of things have made you realize you have rice at home


With the way inflation has affected everyone, no one needs to tell you there’s rice at home; you tell yourself. Fancy restaurants have become a reward, not a necessity. This version of adulting is not what we signed up for.

3. You don’t have time for things that aren’t your business business

Everyone should mind the one that concerns them. Putting your mouth in other people’s business isn’t something you’re interested in anymore. Let them carry their cross by themselves with the grace of God.

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4. Abbreviations confuse you

exactly like your parents

There are new abbreviations every day and you simply can’t keep up with them. Before the week is over, you’re already seeing a new “wphd” after just learning what “ngl” means.

5. You send a lot of voice notes because texting gives you a headache headache

Omo, who has time to be typing plenty after a very long day? Definitely not you. Let all your friends hear your voice and know that you’re doing ok. If you have to call someone, you keep the phone calls very short. Can’t let anyone come and use talk to waste the small energy you have.

6. Staying at home is always your first option

staying home

That fun you want to have outside can be had in your house. It’s not like our parents wanted to be introverts anyway; they just didn’t have the energy for parties or outings after spending all week adulting.

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7. You sleep off while watching TV

exactly like your parents

Look at your life now. Shebi you were teasing your parents then, about sleeping off in front of the TV. Now, look at you on a Wednesday Night sleeping off in front of Netflix.

8. You worry about money

worry about money

Whew! This is the ultimate reason adulting needs to be abolished. Constantly worrying about money is so draining. Your parents worried about providing for you; now you have to worry about providing for yourself. Damn it!

9. Your back and your knees are crying for help

exactly like your parents

If you watch Megan Thee Stallion or people blessed with good knees twerk sometimes and ask yourself why God has favorites? Your back and knees have decided to be a few years older than you and that’s why you’re always thanking God when you sit down.

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10. Unnecessary noises irritate you


Loud music, loud people, loud places — anything unnecessarily loud irritates you so much. But it’s also kind of ironic how Nigerian parents, especially Nigerian mums hate noise sha, even though they’re loud themselves.

We hope you have enjoyed and learned the different and funny way to discover you’re becoming exactly like your parents. Lets us have your opinions in the comments section below.

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