My mom has always been controlling. If someone has a different idea or does not agree with her, then she will actually argue and fight with that person. She has always done this with me. She has always blamed me for everything. Everytime she got angry I was her scapegoat. She was always harder on me than my brothers and was never my friend.
Now, I am 25 years old, I have 3 kids and my husband. For some reason I need her approval for everything. I want to make her happy. For example, she wants me to be a teacher and I am thinking about being a nurse. She is giving me all sorts of reasons not to be a nurse, including an idea that some nurses only make $5/hour. Before you say that I need to cut the strings, it's not like that. I do live my own life, but I still have the need to appease her. Why do I do this and how can I stop? Thanks.
Asked by Anonymous at 4:55 PM on Nov. 10, 2009 in Relationships
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