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If You Want To Date Me, You'll Have To Submit An Application To My Mom

Flickr/ Olivier M Roland

Peggy was a profiler, by trade. Sometimes, for her work, she had to judge someone’s character in under two minutes. She’d practiced that skill for 26 years.

When she was home, her daughter Liza would introduce Peggy to the boys she was dating at the time. Peggy would size them up, and immediately make a judgment. But Peggy differed from other mothers in an important way: She was always right.

That realization led Liza to embrace her mother’s special skills. And the two of them teamed up together, in a very public way, to find Liza the right guy.

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