Thing you never share with your mother

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Drawing the line between oversharing with your mom and being open can be quite tricky. We’ve compiled some helpful tips to help you navigate that complicated relationship.

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The do’s

Career moves

Moms are your bffs and the person to share the progress of your career with. She gave birth to you so you know for sure that they have your best interests at heart and will advice you accordingly.

Emotional wellbeing

You call them when you’re happy, sad or confused. Moms are always there for us, they will listen without judging, and whatever it is you discuss is guaranteed to stay between the two of you.

The don’ts

Sex life

How awkward would it be if both you and your mom tell each other how you get down and dirty? Very! So stop it – it’s not cute. Regardless if the deed is good or bad, keep that part of your life to yourself.

Reproductive plans

Naturally mothers look forward to being grandparents some day, so informing them about when you’re planning to have kids is not so ideal. They will keep reminding you that your reproductive clock is ticking and we doubt that’s something you want to hear often. Avoid unnecessary pressure and only plan this with your partner.

Fights with siblings

The love for her kids is equal; regardless of what you might you think, so hearing that her daughters are not speaking to each other will not sit well with her. She will want to intervene and this might seem as if she is taking sides. Don’t put her in this position, its not fair.

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