Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Family & RelationshipsFamily · 2 months ago

Is it normal that my daughter is the spitting image of my mother-in-law?

My daughter is 20 and she has never resembled me one bit. However, she is the spitting image of my mother-in-law. Is that rare or is it normal that your kids and can look exactly like their grandparents. They are literally identical, face and body. 

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  • ?
    Lv 7
    2 months ago
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    Certain traits are passed from generation to generation...sometimes skipping. My oldest son in fact looks a hell of a lot like his maternal great great grandfather. The pictures of both are striking in their similarities. 

    So yeah...pretty normal.

  • Ann
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    My daughter looks like her paternal great-grandmother, and my son has a daughter who resembles her paternal great-great grandmother.  Two of my three children resemble their father more than me, except for their eye and hair coloring.  Their facial features definitely resemble his family.  It's called genetics. 

  • 2 months ago

    It's called genetics and a throw of the dice as to whose characteristics and shape you will inherit.

  • ?
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    It all depends on the dice roll of genetics. Clearly your daughter carries the genes that your coparent inherited from his/her own mother. 

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  • ?
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    I think its "normal". However, are you the dad or the mom? If you're the dad, and she doesn't look at all like you....well? Draw your own conclusions?

  • 2 months ago

    Yes, genetics at work.  Very normal.

  • Jerry
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Yes, it is very possible for one to physically resemble family members other than parents. "Identical cousins" are fairly usual. Looking like a grandparent, a aunt or uncle, isn't unusual.

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