(Closed) Is your SO like your father?

posted 8 years ago in Grooms/men
  • poll: Is your SO like your parent?
    Yes : (58 votes)
    39 %
    No : (53 votes)
    36 %
    A little : (33 votes)
    22 %
    Other (please tell!) : (4 votes)
    3 %
  • Post # 3
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    3979 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: January 2012

    hahaha… the facial hair thread totally sparked this on, didn’t it?!

    My dad and Fiance are nothing alike, that goodness!! However, my Fiance is exactly like my mom. I was raised by my single mother, so it makes sense. I am EXACTLY like my FIs mom though. As she says “The nut doesn’t fall far from the tree” haha and I’m the nut.

    Post # 4
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    436 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    My Fiance is a lot like my grandfather (my mom’s dad). He’s funny, strikes up random conversations with people, easy going and chill. My dad is much more quiet, reserved and artistic…..he’s more like my sister’s boyfriend.

    Post # 5
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    2058 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    I never thought so – – but YES HE TOTALLY IS, haahaahaa

    Post # 6
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    2186 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    my FH is just like my dad. sometimes its eerie. he has similar mannerisms. mind you they are in the same profession and alot of their coworkers are the same tooooooo sooo its not THAT weird but funny nonetheless…

    Post # 7
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    761 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: January 2011

    My Fiance is very much personality wise like my grandfather, very easy going and likes to joke around and interested in electronics and cars. My dad is very different a sorta mountain man who does construction work. I think though that they are similar in how they view taking care of their family and that is what makes me feel secure because my dad is very loving and worked very hard to make a good and stable life for my mother and I.

    Post # 8
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    411 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: January 2011

    Creepily so. They’re both traditional (seriously, my FH put his foot DOWN when I suggested a outdoor wedding), and are both history and politics nerds. Both considered becoming priests before meeting their respective ladies. And man do they like to ARGUE! Luckily, it’s all friendly arguing, and I got the arguing gene too. ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 9
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    1585 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    That is so funny because I was just talking to my mom how my Fiance and dad are so much alike. 

    Post # 11
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    2090 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    Yes, they are very much alike, which is a good thing. They are both very, very good men! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 12
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    18643 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2009

    Not really.  They both work with computers a lot and my dad likes doing home renos and my husband likes auto work so I guess that’s a bit similar.  But other than that, I’m out.

    Post # 13
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    2392 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    Yes, they’re pretty similar, but definitely some differences.  The weird thing is that the ways in which my father’s not like him are ways in which he’s really similar to my ex.  Which is fine – everyone gets along, but sometimes makes me wonder…

    Post # 14
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    222 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    Yes they are similar – they both adore me!  ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 15
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    612 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    Nope, not at all. My Fiance actually isn’t like anyone in my family that I can recall. There is somebody he is almost exactly like though….ME!

    Seriously people think we are related because we share so many of the same qualities and mannerisms. The only area we aren’t alike in is that he is super outgoing and can strike up a conversation with anybody, where I am more laid back (not totally introverted) and prefer to listen to other people talk before saying anything.

    Post # 16
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    1602 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    they are so much alike it’s scary. my mom always comments that ‘you really are marrying your father…’. but i’m also a lot like his mom, so i guess that says something ๐Ÿ˜›

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