“Split Personality” Not Uncommon for Twins

Imagine being mistaken for someone else… every day!  Would this make you feel a bit unsure of yourself, a little uneasy with your personality or who you are at your core?

This case of mistaken identity is one that my monozygotic twins Alex and Simon face all the time.  From grandparents to daycare providers to classroom teachers, those who are able to accurately tell them apart are few and far between. Even though the boys typically wear different clothes, they look so much alike to folks other than myself and my husband, that they must spend a large portion of their day correcting people or clarifying their own and each other’s identities.

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