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how can i let my boyfriend down easily?

my boyfriend and i been togather 2years going on 3.i moved in with him and his family at the end of september this year.everything was going great with us i got along with everybody until just recently.so i found out i was pregnant now im 7 weeks.and his mother is already trying to take over.the home is not a healtyhy enviorment to raise a baby at all,they smoke and drink daily,she doesnt give us any privacy at all.and now it seems every problem we have shes the bud of it!!i love my boyfriend he is not the promblem its his M O T HE R!!!!how do i let him know that i want to move back to grandmothers until we can get our own place.she just lives literally 5 minutes away.HELP

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h.m.i.m10

Asked by h.m.i.m10 at 8:31 AM on Dec. 11, 2010 in Relationships

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  • just tell him, thats the easiest way. Just get it out there on the table.
    Zoeyis

    Answer by Zoeyis at 8:34 AM on Dec. 11, 2010

  • You don't have to break up with him just because you want to move into your grandmothers house. Just do it. Tell him you're going to her house because you feel more comfortable there. He can either be a baby about it, or accept it.
    samurai_chica

    Answer by samurai_chica at 8:36 AM on Dec. 11, 2010

  • Be very honest.. your reasons are valid along with your feelings.. lets just put it this way you can't please everyone and you and the babies health is what is important ;)..
    BobbieJo286

    Answer by BobbieJo286 at 9:11 AM on Dec. 11, 2010

  • You tell him straight up that you can't deal with his Mother..or the home. For the sake of your sanity and the babies health you are moving to Granmothers. If he is welcome to come..fine. You have to do what's best for you and the baby.
    GrnEyedGrandma

    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 9:30 AM on Dec. 11, 2010

  • Just tell him about the environmental things so he can't argue or be hurt over it. It's best to be healthy. All the smoke you are ingesting, the baby ingests too so pack those bags!
    admckenzie

    Answer by admckenzie at 10:07 AM on Dec. 11, 2010

  • Ask him to move there with you. It's not healthy for the baby NOW, you being pregnant in a smokers house, if they smoke inside. Let alone the stress. Tell him all that, if he doesn't want to listen, have him go to a OB appointment. They still ask if you drink or smoke, right? If so, say no, but others in the home do. That way, he should get the point. And ask him to move with you.
    Raine2001

    Answer by Raine2001 at 10:30 AM on Dec. 11, 2010

  • The environment is certainly a factor and should be stressed. But, beyond that MIL issues only get worse with time, not better as a rule. It's best for the baby's health to get out of the environment, but also better for the baby's childhood to determine whether or not this will be an issue that will destroy the 2 parent family down the road.

    Divorce or splitting up is usually not desirable for the child and the sooner addressed, the better.
    gullible

    Answer by gullible at 11:11 AM on Dec. 12, 2010

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