And even more confusing, the bond they share with their mothers will forever be a mystery. They must be, because they reflect her influence, positive or negative. The relationship a man has with his mother determines what he thinks of himself, and of women in general. It was enlightening to hear what they had to say.
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For the four couples featured in this offbeat reality show with a codependent twist, romantic unions constantly face adversity from one common factor: a meddling mother. The real question is can these men truly enjoy happily-ever-afters with both their significant others and mothers? Or will they have to choose between the two women competing for their heart? The drama from the mamas is sure to have audiences both cringing and laughing as they cross the line in their sons' personal lives time and time again. Nothing seems to be off limits for the mother-son duos, and we are here to see it all unravel on screen. Here is the untold truth behind the mother-son tag teams whose unusually close relationships are turning heads and breaking hearts. I Love a Mama's Boy is eerily similar to another TLC creation, Smothered , which delves into the relationships of mothers and daughters who are uncomfortably close.
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One couple in particular, Stephanie Ressler and Mike Boornazian, and his mom Liz Micale, have the immediate issue of three being a definite crowd. And since they are new to the world of TLC reality TV, you might find yourself wondering who the couple is and if the show does them more harm than good. That being said, Stephanie and Mike have been together for more than two years and they certainly seem ready to tie the knot. According to Instagram, they are both segment producers for NBC, so they have a shared career field.
Dating a "momma's boy" can spell bad news for your relationship. If a man is too reliant on his mother it creates a triangulated relationship that causes resentment, according to clinical psychologist Seth Meyers. Signs that your partner has a codependent relationship with his mother include avoiding confrontation with her, taking her side, an inability to say "no" to her and not allowing anything negative to be said about her.