22 Reasons The Lightwoods Are Basically Your Parents!

They're tough but fair. Mainly tough...


1. That look of disapproval.

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Perfected by parents through the centuries! We already feel like we've done something wrong...

2. They never like your outfit.

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Pull it together, Mom and Dad.

3. They have a favorite child.

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Don't even try to deny it mom, we know it's true!

4. They're always keeping secrets.

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Sometimes it's for your own good. Sometimes it's for theirs.

5. They're really proud of you!

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You know, not ALL the time? But a lot!

6. They always have side-bar "grown-up" conversations.

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Still hard to get in on these, no matter how old you are.

7. They will bribe you if necessary.

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Don't accept the gift until you know the terms and conditions.

8. They call you by your full name...

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...and that's never good.

9. They treat you like a child no matter how old you are!

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Although, Max is actually nine. So, they get a pass here.

10. They constantly judge your life decisions.

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So we went on a few unapproved demon-hunting missions. Big deal!

11. The withering criticism.

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But in a very loving way! So crafty...

12. They're always coming into your bedroom for a heart-to-heart.

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PLEASE DON'T INVADE MY PERSONAL SPACE, LET'S DO THIS IN THE KITCHEN!

13. They work as a team.

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If one of them says no there's no point asking the other one!

14. They're not mad, just disappointed.

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Disappointed is way worse than angry!

15. They'll nurse you when you're injured.

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You don't need to go to the hospital. Your father took that first aid course at work!

16. They want to be consulted before you make any marriage plans.

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And in some cases, they'd prefer to arrange the marriage themselves.

17. But they love a good wedding!

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Especially when it will restore the family honor.

18. They hate surprises.

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Especially the really big ones.

19. They can be very bossy.

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Which can be terrifying.

20. They never think anyone is good enough for you.

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Your life! Your decisions!

21. They don't always understand the youth.

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Good news? Everyone keeps getting older. And then you can all be friends.

22. They'll always be there for you.

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As Magnus said, "Don’t underestimate a parent’s love."

Are the Lightwoods like your parents?

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