10 THINGS PEOPLE SAY WHEN YOU'VE LOST A PARENT

In this case, my mom. To clarify, I am not annoyed by these comments. I'm empowered. My mom passed when I was 3, and I don't know anything about her except what people tell me. From what I've heard, my mom was an amazing woman and I'm proud to have commonalities with her.
  1. 1.
    "You look just like your mom."
  2. 2.
    "You know, your mom would've been so proud of you."
  3. 3.
    "You remind me more of your momma every day."
  4. 4.
    "Your mom loved music, too."
  5. 5.
    "I remember being home for spring break and celebrating her birthday."
  6. 6.
    "I wish you could've gotten to know her."
  7. 7.
    "I miss your mom everyday."
  8. 8.
    "She loved you and your brother so much."
  9. 9.
    "I found these pictures of your mom, I thought you might want them."
  10. 10.
    "She never stopped loving you."
    I wish I could've gotten to know you better.