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My fiancé dislikes my mother..,

My fiancé dislikes my mother. How big an issue will this be? What can I do to mitigate any future issues regarding this? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 30, 2013 - 29 answers

What do I do about all this guilt about my mother?

My mother (depressed, long divorced, estranged from much of her family) feels that I am not there enough for her. Since I started a serious relationship three years ago, the situation has deteriorated greatly. I feel that she depends on me far too much -- and the rest of my life is suffering -- but I'm too consumed by guilt to figure out concrete ways in which to handle this. I would appreciate suggestions for both short- and long-term strategies for building a healthier relationship. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 12, 2013 - 23 answers

Reading recommendations on queer families

I want to read more about alternative family structures in queer communities, particularly trans* communities, particularly communities of and for queer transpeople of color. What can you recommend? [more inside]
posted by liketitanic on Jun 29, 2013 - 4 answers

Sometimes living alone and sometimes not.

Advice for living sometimes alone and sometimes with someone I don’t particularly get on with. [more inside]
posted by sock of ages on Sep 30, 2012 - 12 answers

I can't just uninvite her, can I?

How should I handle my mom wanting to promote her most recent Pyramid Scheme at my Wedding? [more inside]
posted by holdkris99 on Oct 20, 2011 - 69 answers

Mom, if you're reading this? Please go away!

My mother stalks me online and it bothers me. How do I get her to stop. Or, an easier question: How do I stop letting it bug me so much? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 16, 2011 - 40 answers

How can I survive my mother's death?

How can I survive my mother's death? [more inside]
posted by thelastgirl on Feb 13, 2011 - 36 answers

Not even Mommie Dearest...

Parents splitting up after 35 years -- maybe temporarily, but I'm betting on the long-term. They're both crazy, but my mom is C-R-A-Z-Y, and her poisonous attitude has now doomed this relationship for good. Our own relationship has always been strained, but how do I even begin to relate to her now? [more inside]
posted by Madamina on Oct 8, 2008 - 20 answers

My mother makes me want to die sometimes.

Do you hate your mother? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 9, 2007 - 40 answers

You're just like my mother.

MyMomDamagedMeForTheRestOfMyLifeFilter: How do I stop this learned pattern of co-dependent(?) behavior? [more inside]
posted by lannanh on Jul 3, 2006 - 12 answers

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