But why? What is the point of tension? To better understanding this, we should first note the unique bond between mother and son. The same is not true of girls. Girls and women, in general, do not tend toward physical violence like boys and men.
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Here's how to inoculate ourselves against negative ones. Verified by Psychology Today. The Mind-Body Connection. Although mother-daughter relationships are often fraught with conflict, mothers and their adult daughters seem to have an easier time with each other than mothers and their adult sons. Here is the description on Amazon. In this "groundbreaking" book New York Post , journalist Nicholas Weinstock talks candidly to men about a topic rarely discussed in depth: the real nature of their relationships with their mothers.
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Then, almost on cue, my iPhone bings. Common wisdom held that when your son hit adolescence, it was time to start letting him go, for his own mental well being. Paul and I have always been close. Among other things, we share a love of debate, bad puns, and cooking. The food bond started early.
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