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Do You Look More Like Mom or Dad?

Every time I see Gwyneth Paltrow with her mother, Blythe Danner, I can't get over how much they resemble each other. (And wee Apple looks a lot like Gwyn, too.)

When I was growing up, people said I looked like my mom, but as I grow older, all I can see is Dad. In your family, whose genes did you inherit?


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keiraz keiraz 9 years
I took my dad's ethnicity and a lot of features from him but also started to look like mom lately :-D
vanitypot vanitypot 9 years
I look more like my mom since she's Chinese and my Chinese features are way stronger than my Filipino features (which aren't really obvious, at all). Luckily, I got my father's height! haha :p
jlgb4008 jlgb4008 9 years
My brother and I look like my dad's mother. But my brother and I look so much alike that we are constantly asked if we are twins, even though he is 2 years older than me.
WiCkeD_LaDy WiCkeD_LaDy 9 years
sadly like my father......
Bisque Bisque 9 years
The weirdest thing is, I look more like my aunt. :P From my mom's side anyway, I have more of my mom's genes(including my five foot short height ;_;) than my dad's, but I don't look like her.
rickimc rickimc 9 years
If I am with my mom, I am told I look like her. If I am with my dad, I am told I look like him. I guess I look like a little bit of both.
colettenoelle colettenoelle 9 years
I have a lot of my Mom's facial features, but my hair, skintone, and eye color couldn't be more different than hers. I'm brunette, she's blonde, I'm porcelain fair, she's tanned, I've got green eyes, she's got blue. My face is also much smaller and thinner than hers so we don't look as much alike as we should. Everything else about me seems to come from a few generations back.
Martini-Rossi Martini-Rossi 9 years
I look like my MAMA! Though she denies it like no tomorrow...
idawson idawson 9 years
apparently a spitting image of my mother.
Txredd Txredd 9 years
I look like my Dad, I have his dark brown eyes and smile, but have his Mother's shorter height and reddish/blonde hair.
Schaianne Schaianne 9 years
When I was young - everyone said I looked more like my dad ... then my mom's genes took over! ;)
BeautyXRush BeautyXRush 9 years
I look like I belong to some other family. My dad has brown curly hair, and my mom has red curly hair. I have straight blonde hair, I only share my eye color with my dad. I look like one of my aunts though.
belladande belladande 9 years
I'm basically a clone of my mother. It disturbs some people. But I think Gwenyth Paltrow looks much more like her father than her mother.
Meka_suga Meka_suga 9 years
I looked like my dad from birth to 12 or 13 but around 14 or 15 I started to look like my mom. People call us twins now.
JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 9 years
I look a lot like my Mom. Actually this guy I really liked in high school saw my mom randomly and knew she was my Mom.
ModernGraceKelly ModernGraceKelly 9 years
When I was young I had tanned skin and looked just like my dad, but now I have lighter skin and look like my mom when she was 26. lol
Pepper Pepper 9 years
I look like my mum but I have my dad's colouring.
leeluvfashion leeluvfashion 9 years
Other: Lately people tell me I look like my mom (when I was little I looked ALOT like my father) however when I look at myself I see more of my dad's features (cheekbones, mouth, jawline..) Although, I do see why people say I look like my mom (my eyes, face shape, nose) however I personally see my fathers resembelence.
I look like my mom, who looks like her mom. We took a picture once of me, my mom, her baby sister and her mom. It was a bit freaky, but cool. I have my dad's hazelish eye (he has two different color eyes, which I WISH I had) instead of my mom's chocolate brown though.
juliarose23 juliarose23 9 years
I used to look more like my mom, but once i got older i started looking more like my dad.
piraterie piraterie 9 years
I definitely take after my father; I don't look anything like my mother or anyone in her family. When I was little I remember people saying to me, "If you had a mustache, you'd look just like your dad!" Which really isn't what any 5-year-old girl wants to hear. I guess I have similar mannerisms to my mother though, so sometimes people think we resemble each other because of that even though we look absolutely nothing alike.
wolfpackgal wolfpackgal 9 years
i look more like my mom. i got her huge butt too. haha.
trésjolie1 trésjolie1 9 years
Ahhaha, becoming men! My mother has a oval shaped face, classical straight nose, very clear blue eyes, blond(or who knows by this point!),and piano hands. My father has more an angular square face, fuller lips, rounder eyes(than my mother, she's got more almond shape) that are blue/green and darker, brown hair that used to have some red in it, and some freckles, and a very specific nose in which I got a feminized version of. Thank god! So all of my father's features mentioned above, I see in myself. Also, my mother have nice straight teeth, while I've got my fathers bigger and rounder version. Gawd, I sound terrible! It's not as bad as it sounds, I promise. But I really have grown into my fathers looks. Well, at least I know there weren't any postman in the picture!
Renees3 Renees3 9 years
I don't know my real dad, but people always comment on how my mo mand I could be sisters. I have all her features, except her darker skin and my nose is a little less pointed. Other then that we're really close. Even our voices. But for my body, I look more like my aunt (mom's sister)
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