Breaking Up With Mom Is Hard to Do

I didn’t know how bad things were until I did.

Marquisele Mercedes
6 min readMar 1, 2021

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Source: The Author

I first met my husband’s parents six weeks into our relationship. It was Christmas. Our friends turned into the trees along the road to get to a warmly lit home with two people waiting on the porch for their son. I stalled around the trunk of the rental car with sweaty hands before walking up to the front steps and introducing…

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