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5 Things You Need to Know When Talking to Mothers about their Children

Whether you are single and have no children of your own or considering dating someone with children, there are some things you just don’t say if you hope to have a great relationship with a mom.

One.“I would never…”
Every mother is different in the way she handles issues when it comes to her children.What you might consider wrong, offensive, rude, or downright crazy, in her mind, she may not think so.Consider this, if what she is doing is that bad, you might want to talk with a professional to see if you can get some help for her.But if what she is doing is really no different than most mothers, then your personal thoughts on what you “would never do" are yours alone and should be kept to yourself.
Two.“If that were my child…”
Once again, another personal opinion of what one believes he or she would do in a similar situation.If you don’t want conflict with a doting mother or would rather not be ignored by her, don’t begin giving unsolicited advice with, “If that were my child…” r…