Dangers of dating a lebanese guy

Puzzled as to why when he's around his mother, your man acts more like a boy? D., author of "Dump That Chump: From Doormat to Diva in Only Nine Steps-- A Guide to Getting Over Mr. Mandel: Guys who have always been coddled and indulged by their moms often become "mama's boys." Moms who do this tend to be fairly needy (especially when it comes to male attention) and therefore seek to create a relationship in which someone will be very dependent upon her.

Otherwise, he may never let go of mom, or worse yet, he'll turn you into his mom and expect the same from you.

In general, the younger your guy, the more slack you can cut him when it comes to cutting the cord.

As long as he's at least taking baby steps as he gets older, the less time and energy you should spend worrying if it will ever happen -- it will, it just may take a little time.

Q: What if mama is the one who's not yet ready to cut the cord?

Granted, he's not grabbing any scissors, but what if she's the driving force? Mandel: When this is the case, it's better for you to gently coax him to start setting some boundaries with mom.

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