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Why wives don’t like mama’s boy husbands?

A woman’s equation with her Mother-in-law always remains a great challenge. To top it all, when the same MIL indirectly happens to be the reason for relationship issues in her marriage, it inevitably annoys the DIL.

Why don't wives want their husband to be mama's boy?

Why Wives Don’t Like Mama’s Boy Husbands – 19 Hard- Hitting Revelations

Why don’t wives want their husband to be mama’s boy? Let’s brainstorm!

Which Newly Married Wife Would Like Her Husband Being Concerned About His Mother All The Time? 

A son caring for his mom is absolutely normal.

But How could a wife deal with a spouse who keeps worrying only about his mother and not giving a damn about her?

Wouldn’t her spouse’s actions make her question her very existence in his life?

He Keeps Talking Only About His Mother

If the husband keeps having conversations with his wife that only revolves around his mother, how would the wife take it?

Do you not think it would piss her off?

The Mama’s Boy Spends All His Time With His Mother

What would be the condition of a woman whose spouse comes home late from work and spends the rest of his evening with his mother?

What of her desire to spend time with her lovable husband?

No doubt, a spouse’s ignorant behaviour towards his wife results in relationship friction.

He Shares His Personal Stuff With His Mother, Not With Her

A marriage is strengthened when both the partners express themselves to one another.

In that case, when the partner chooses to share all his personal problems with his mother, how would the wife feel?

The very realisation that her presence in her partner’s life means nothing to him ends up disheartening her.

When He Gives Preference To His Mother Over Her

What if the husband man chooses to fulfill his mother’s request over his wife’s all the time?

Would it not hurt that human being who has left behind her family to be with him?

He Does Things For Her With His Mother’s Help

Do you think a woman would like it if her partner always takes his mother’s help to do things for her?

Would she not expect her partner’s complete involvement in whatever he is doing for her?

Marriage being a special relationship , personal exchanges between the husband and wife is a necessity. Don’t you think so?

A Mama’s Boy Cannot Do Anything Without His Mother’s Approval

How would it feel for a woman who has left her family behind to spend her life with a man who still lives under the shadow of his mother?

Would it not widen the gap in their relationship considering that her partner is still dependent on his mother’s word for everything?

Do you not think it will make a wife displeased?

What When He Puts Her Down For His Mother?

Let’s say a woman faces differences with her mother-in-law. And she is at no fault.

In that case, what if the woman’s partner takes his mother’s side?

How could a wife stand a husband who is not supportive of her even while being on the right side?

How Would A Wife Feel Being Compared To Her Mother-in-Law All The Time?

No woman can stand her originality being questioned.

Then, what of the husband who often taunts her saying, “This is not how my mom prepares rasam (A South-Indian Delicacy). Hers is the best. You should learn from her”

How could two distinct individuals even be compared with one another by the husband? Learning is a different subject. The wife could get inputs from her MIL and work towards betterment but why the comparison?

The same aspect is discussed in an article in Symbis Assessment distinguishing the role of mothers and wives.

That said, her partner comparing her against his mother all the time would only frustrate her further and deter their relationship in the long term. Here is a screenshot from the article mentioned above for your reference –


why wives dont like mama's boy husbands

He Is Too Much Into His Mother Being A Perfect Example Of A Mama’s Boy

Could you imagine the condition of a woman whose partner feels helpless in his mother’s absence?

Wouldn’t that make her lose hope on her husband?

In such a case, how could she even handle him appropriately without any despair?

He Is Not Ready To Listen Her

Would it be wrong of a wife to express the differences she might be having with her mother-in-law to her husband?

Wouldn’t she feel bad if her partner turns her down and doesn’t listen to her?

What option does she have other than her partner to share her emotions with? If he is not lending his ears, wouldn’t she grow frustrated in the long run?

Doesn’t that mean mama’s boy husbands should change after marriage?

What If The Spouse Ignores His Wife’s Suggestions?

Would any wife like it when her partner does not involve her in making decisions OR simply brushes aside her views?

Be it any problem, if the husband does not involve the wife, how would things go well in their relationship?

And to make it worse, if the husband only takes his mother’s confidence and suggestions, would it not annoy the wife? Do you now see why wives don’t like mama’s boy husbands?

What If Her Partner Insists That She Take Her MIL’s Approval For Every Small Thing?

Wouldn’t any wife feel bad if her partner forces her to take permission from her mother-in-law for every small thing?

From joining an art class to visiting a grocery store, if the husband expects his wife to take his mother’s nod , wouldn’t that question the very existence of him in her life?

Also, how is a woman supposed to be happy with a man who is not ready to respect her independence?





He Keeps Calling His Mother When He Is On A Vacation With His Wife

Wouldn’t a wife feel excited when she is on a vacation with her dear husband?

And to her dismay, say her partner keeps calling his mother every now and then.

Do you think any woman would approve of this? Especially when her man doesn’t acknowledge her presence?

That said, How would a wife like a husband who does not care about her?

His Mother Is His Most Favourite

A son loving his mother is normal. But wouldn’t the wife expect the same love for her as well?

When she gets a feeling that her partner doesn’t prioritise her as her MIL, wouldn’t she feel bad?

Is it not fair of a wife to expect her spouse to shower equal care and affection towards her?

He Still Asks His Mother To Do Things For Him

A man’s life changes once he is married. This, due to the introduction of his wife and he should for sure strive to acknowledge his new relationship.

That said, if a man asks his mother to cook for him and take care of his other requirements even after his marriage, wouldn’t that enrage a wife?

Wouldn’t she feel bad about not gaining a place in her partner’s life?

That said, how would wives like husbands who are blindly attached to their mothers? How are they supposed to deal with them? An article from the timesofindia discusses this, check it out here!

He Chooses To Go By His Mother’s Choice

Say a husband always prefers and approves his mother’s choices be it an outfit OR a pair of shoes.

In such a case, do you not think it would sadden the wife who makes efforts exclusively to shop things for her partner?

Wouldn’t she feel let down when her efforts go unnoticed?

The Husband Fails To Respect Their Private Space

Marriage should ensue happy and prosperous moments between the husband and wife duo.

So if the husband does not think it is important to dedicate some private time for his wife, how could a wife digest it?

When their personal space is considered insignificant and not necessary by the husband, would it not strain their marriage in itself?

Instead if the husband keeps spending his time with his mother, how would the wife even like it?

He Trusts His Mother More

Would any wife like it when her partner believes his mother more than her?

Wouldn’t she feel bad when her partner is influenced and manipulated by her overbearing mother in law?

Wouldn’t she feel betrayed and start developing bitter relations with her husband? Would it not lead to tension in their marriage life? 


The Only Way Out Is, All Men Including Mama’s Boys Should Learn To Balance Between Their Mothers & Wives!

Men love their Mothers more and there is nothing wrong in it. But what when their love is overwhelming enough to spoil their relationship with their wives? Shouldn’t they realize that their Wives could have expectations too? Is it not important for them to draw a line between their mothers and wives?

If only men learn to balance the two important ladies of their life, could they all live happily & peacefully together.


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