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Are Twilight Moms Eclipsing Their Daughters?

It’s quite understandable that pre-teens and teen girls are drawn to the irresistible magic of first love. Even more irresistible is that the guy lives on the fringes of society, yet is well-mannered, kind - working on his primal urges, filing down his fangs. However, what’s up with moms and grandmothers forming about 40% of the fan base? Older women are re-reading the Meyer books with relish – studying them, networking on highly popular websites like twilightmoms.com , flocking to the movies, throwing Twilight parties and obsessively lingering on the details in discussions with their girlfriends and daughters.

Here are the reasons for the Twi-Moms fan base and how they reflect current female concerns:While many daughters enjoy connecting with their moms and grandmothers over Twilight, be aware that some girls feel like these adults are trespassing into their world. The analogy is a mom or grandmother dressing like a teen. A possible solution: Find an older vampire who is more age appropriate.
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