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While we may not always see eye to eye and everything, most of us will admit we don’t know what we would do without our mum.

From being a tricky teen to looking after mum in her old age, there’s no relationship stronger than a mother daughter bond. And now there’s the scientific research to prove it.

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In a study to work out why depression and other mood disorders are often passed from mums to daughters, scientists found that the two share a structure of the brain that regulates emotions.

“This association was significantly greater than mother–son, father–daughter, and father–son associations.” Said researchers in The Journal of Neuroscience.

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Put simply… Women are much more able to relate to their mothers emotions than anybody else, and visa versa.

Maybe that’s why mums give such great advice!

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