Adams has since been invited to several formals in and around Lansing, some of which he plans to attend.The college junior says the phone calls are “overwhelming,” especially during midterms week.
Please understand, I just want to make sure that you don't get cold. If I act like a harpy, you don't have to like me.
If your dress is truly disquieting to me, I might ask my son a few questions about you to better understand your personal style. Respect his individuality the way I expect him to respect yours. There's a thing between a lot of moms and their sons' partners. You can tell me if I'm being overbearing and I'll try to respect you as a couple.
When I look at what the post is really saying, it's just passive-aggressive repetition of the tropes and assumptions that I don't want to include in my parenting.
So when I saw a post entitled "Rules for Dating My Son", I felt compelled to respond with the sort of message I do want to pass on.
“I’m wishing things would go back to normal even though I know it won’t happen soon,” he said.