How Mothers Enable Their Problematic Sons

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Doing things for him that adults should do themselves

There’s nothing wrong with a mom who loves on her son; however, enabling moms are infamous for coddling their sons in ways that lead to co-dependency. Further, they enter relationships expecting the same treatment from their partners because they’ve been taught that certain things are a “woman’s job.” Regular cooking, cleaning, laundry, and scheduling doctor’s appointments are all tasks that fully grown adults should be capable of doing for themselves.

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