I want to stress that there are countless exceptions of men whose fathers were less than ideal, and who ended up treating their mothers like queens. Ever heard the saying, "How he treats his mom is an indicator of how he will treat his wife?
" Again, there are exceptions, but for the most part I believe this statement to be true.
Sally Kaslow, author of Slouching Toward Adulthood: Observations from the Not-So-Empty Nest shares her tips on how to navigate this potential minefield.
If you're dating a man who lives at home, odds are it doesn't bother you..much.
“Sure, she definitely got confused at times, and that was so hard to see, but man, the love she had for you was just so incredible.
Seeing him like this, it was all I could do to keep it together.Witnessing his vulnerability up close, I also saw his heart.Pat didn’t just love his mother; he did everything possible to make her feel comfortable, safe, heard, and happy.I have three pieces of advice for women when it comes to your guy and his mom:1. If your spouse has a great relationship with his mom, be happy for them and let them spend time together without you or the kids. You don't have to have the same relationship with her that he does.Maybe your mother-in-law and her son don't particularly get along, but the two of you naturally click.