For some reason I am incredibly unobservant when it comes to people that are close to me. I often fail to notice things like a persons new haircut, or the fact that they've lost weight and one time I failed to notice for 3 weeks that one of my closest friends had had her braces removed.
However I seem to notice new things in strangers straight away. Like the random people who I have no idea who they are, but I always see them around, I notice if they have a new haircut.
I remember once meeting someone and thinking that they were really pretty, but then as I got to know them they started to become uglier. Similarly someone who I didn't really consider pretty started to become pretttier the more I got to know them.
I've always found it strange trying to recall what I first thought of someone when I first met them..
In the same way I can't look at my parents in any other way than they are my parents. I think that my problem is that as soon as I've got to know someone I stop seeing them as they are, they're personality comes into it and for this reason I am unobservant.
It's that or the fact that I come from a family that is generally unobservant to the people around them, my mum who is the most obsevant one out of my parents, failed to notice my dad had shaved his moustache off until he mentioned it.
So if any of my friends are reading this and have ever been insulted by me not noticing something new about them, I'm sorry, it's really not intentionally done.