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Mamas Boy

Hold My Hand A Little Longer

Susannah Lewis | Posted 01.20.2015 | Parents
Susannah Lewis

Will this sweet boy who often rests his blonde head on my shoulder someday shut me out? Will the very sight of my face and the sound of my voice make his stomach churn? Will we become strangers? Will the teenage version of my son despise me?

25 Reasons Why I'm a Cool Mom

Dana King | Posted 12.22.2014 | Parents
Dana King

My older son has always been a big-time Mama's boy. That is, until the current school year, when he became a third grader and I became a source of embarrassment

An Apology To Both of My Exes' Mothers

Nikki Weiss-Goldstein | Posted 10.22.2014 | Women
Nikki Weiss-Goldstein

I mean, really, what woman is going to be good enough for my son? And if there is such a woman, is she going to love him as unconditionally as I do? I shudder at the thought, which is crazy, because I'm trying to put a nice gentleman into the world, not a neurotic momma's boy.

The Girl Who Learned to Love Mama's Boys

Ashley Allen | Posted 10.11.2014 | Women
Ashley Allen

I've ended up with three little boys; I know they're still young, and I have my work cut out for me, but I know I'm up to the task. I know now that my destiny was never to "fix" men; it was to raise them. And I know my daughters-in-law will someday thank me for raising Mama's Boys.

Moms of Boys Are Jealous Shrews, So Here's a Contract for Your Son's Future Wife

Jenny Isenman | Posted 08.01.2013 | Parents
Jenny Isenman

The moment you bring a baby boy into the world, you start to wonder when he's going to leave you. That's right. You know that one day he'll leave you for another woman.

Of Breasts and Men

Juliet Linley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Juliet Linley

What lies behind the Mama's Boy phenomenon? How does an adult male become excessively dependent on his mommy?

Mothers and Sons: How Close Is Too Close?

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Is your son in danger of becoming a mama's boy? That's the stereotype so many people associate with sons raised by women alone. And like most stereotypes, it simply doesn't hold up to reality.

Behind The "Mama's Boy" Stereotype

Psychology Today | Raeleen D'Agostino | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

To Italians, with their history of strong family ties, there is nothing pathological about staying put until marriage, especially if one is unemployed...