When Your Guy's Mother REALLY Hates You

You've done absolutely nothing wrong. You do whatever his mom wants you to do. You've even bought her gifts. Still, she hates you.
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When Your Guy’s Mother REALLY Hates You

You’ve done absolutely nothing wrong. You do whatever his mom wants you to do. You’ve even bought her gifts. Still, she hates you.

-Marcelina Hardy

mom and son

While your guy may tell you to ignore her, it’s just not that easy to do when you know she wishes that her son would break up with you. You’ve tried everything you can think of to have a great relationship with her. Nothing’s worked. His mom is now affecting your relationship. So, what should you do?

Attack number 1: Have a meeting with her

Call her to ask if she is willing to meet up with you for a coffee or lunch. Having your meeting in a public place makes it more likely that the discussion won’t get too heated to the point of screaming at each other.

At the meeting, you can ask her how you can make her son happier. A mother only wants to see her son happy, and if you show her that you are trying hard to do that, you’ll win some points.

If she tells you that you would make her son happy by breaking up with him, ask her how that would make him happy. As she lists her reasons, ask her if it’s possible for her son to have those same benefits without breaking up with him. You could even suggest ways you could improve what she believes is so wrong with the relationship.

Read 5 Ways a Bad Relationship Can Make You Sick

Attack number 2: Include her

Many mothers become jealous of their sons’ girlfriends because they are used to have them all to themselves. To help your boyfriend’s mother realize she hasn’t lost her son forever, invite her to join you and your boyfriend in some of the activities you do together. Try Inviting her out to a movie she would enjoy, ask her to come to the park, or out to dinner with her.

Should you encourage “mommy and son” time or not? Up next

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3 thoughts on “When Your Guy's Mother REALLY Hates You

  1. I absolutely ADORE my son's girlfriend! She is the most FABULOUS woman he has ever had. I would be devastated if they broke up! She and I have already agreed that no matter what happens with them, she and I will always be friends.

    1. She is really lucky! Our daughter is a very lovely girl. She's a teacher and getting her masters degree, but they make her feel that she isn't good enough. They nag her about her PHD. They throw digs at her, they control him and manipulate their relationships. They always change their plans. They have been together almost 8 years and no ring….. Well they put things in his mind and then he starts thinking its what he wants. I wish more boys parents should be like you!

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