He said his mum didn't like me and she persuaded him to finish with me. I don't know for sure why she's doing this but I think it's because I'm four years older than him. Two weeks after we split he sent me a dozen red roses and an apology and asked me to meet him. He said he loved me, missed me and wanted us to get back together. We had three happy weeks but then he dumped me again.
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Some women won't realise that their man is dependent on his mother until they marry him. This is a true disaster because it's really difficult to cut this mental umbilical cord. A mummy's boy can't live without confiding his trouble and his problems to his mother. She's the person that he considers as the most trusted advisor and it is her support he really seeks. She is, and always will be, the most important woman in his life.
OUR sex and relationship columnist Dr Pam Spurr regularly brings you must-know info for the bedroom and beyond. Follow Dr Pam on Twitter drpamspurr. Many stars are known for close relationships with their mothers. Exercise caution with the latter, it could be a tug-of-war with her! When you two are together, her name comes up even more than you mention your own mother.
Going out with a mummy's boy can be tricky. He might spend so much time with her that you wonder who's actually in the relationship. Resent her calls?