Mothers can be protective when you tell them that you have a boyfriend. It can be an awkward and sensitive conversation, whether he's your first boyfriend, doesn't meet her expectations, or if you're telling her that you're gay and are dating another guy. Even if she gets angry or tells you why you shouldn't date him, remember that she just wants what's best for you. Listen to her reasons with an open mind and ask her for advice.
My Boyfriend's Mom Is Way Too Involved In Our Relationship & It's Getting Weird
You know he respects women, he understands the value of family, and he tends to be the perfect gentleman because he was taught well. It makes me happy to know that he values their relationship and that she and I will continue to be the two most important women in his life. It means so much to me that she loves me. I feel infinitely closer to him because of her investment. But since day one, my boyfriend has been open and honest with me about his relationship with his mom. No mother should text the girlfriend asking to talk to her son.
My boyfriend is 50 years old. He calls his mother every day; they discuss any problems he has. He was married for 15 years to a woman he says ignored him, though he admits to cheating on her with his last girlfriend, with whom he says he was incompatible.
Flashback to when I first started a relationship with my boyfriend: I was three years younger and terrified of the women who called his phone multiple times a day. Her only child was barely into his first year of college, and it was safe to say she wasn't thrilled with him being states away. My boyfriend had warned me to not take it personally if this became the first mom to not like me.