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Old April 16th, 2013, 10:35 PM
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Re: Parent Support and my girl friend

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Originally Posted by BagLady View Post
I think you should talk to your Mother because she understands what is expected under these circumstances. She is your elder. I, as a mother, would want to know how my son felt. She may have a solution, or at least be able to tell you how she feels.
Actually, I don't agree with talking to the mother quite yet. bsyddownunder is a functioning adult; he can and should make decisions about his future marriage on his own. If his mother was presenting a problem to the fiancee, such as being mean behind his back, I'd agree that he needed to talk to his mother. But I don't think that the issue is the mother, I think the issue is the fiancée. I think bsyddownunder needs to decide on and handle the relationship with his fiancée first, and then talk to his mother.

I think your fiancée is being unreasonable, bsyddownunder. I'm sorry.

*Note that I do not share your culture. In my culture, children do not bear the responsibility for caring for their aging parents. If you were of my culture, I would think both of you were being unreasonable for wanting your family to move.
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