Friday, January 14, 2005

MOMMIE DEAREST MSNBC has an illuminating Q & A about the conundrum of the meddling mother who throws a wrench in everyone's wedding plans.

Among the observations:

Fights over wedding plans — and I mean knock-down, drag-out fights — are common. Look at it this way: Your fiancée is replacing your mother as the number-one woman in your life, and it’s a bittersweet emotional transition that many mothers have a hard time coping with. That’s what you are really dickering over. But love is not a zero-sum game. There is enough for everyone. Reassure your mother that you don’t love her less because you are taking a bride. At the same time, you must now make your wife-to-be your highest priority in order to make your marriage work well.
More here.


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