Screengrab via @christinatxst/Twitter

Forgetful mom goes viral for having no idea who her daughter’s friends are

'I'm sooooo confused!!!'

 

Austin Powell

Internet Culture

Published Nov 22, 2016   Updated May 25, 2021, 1:14 pm CDT

When you leave for college, you start making friends that you’re parents actually haven’t met, and it can be difficult for them to keep up. 

Christina Duron’s mom is having a particularly hard time, but that hasn’t stopped her from sharing all of her daughter’s photos on Facebook—she just never gets the names right. 

Duran, a 21-year-old student at Texas State University, shared a collage of her mom’s mishaps on Twitter Sunday, and it’s funny in that accidental way that only parents can really pull off. 

https://twitter.com/christinatxst/status/800402181547495425

Here’s a closer look: 

Screengrab via Christina Duron

Screengrab via Christina Duron

Screengrab via Christina Duron

https://twitter.com/christinatxst/status/800412193263128576

“My friends were a little offended when it first started happening,” Duron told BuzzFeed, “but now they think it’s pretty hilarious and they take it in stride.”

At least there’s an obvious upside: 

https://twitter.com/christinatxst/status/800780910878687234

H/T BuzzFeed

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*First Published: Nov 22, 2016, 12:08 pm CST