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Is there anything wrong with him never asking me questions about myself?

Is there anything wrong with him never asking me questions about myself?

There is nothing wrong with a sexual fling as long as both partners are aware of what is going on. Judging by your statement, “He never asks me questions about myself,” you probably are not interested in an impersonal fling. Unfortunately, there is a chance that a fling is exactly what he wants.

What should I not say on the phone to my son?

I really do expect that when my son and his girlfriend have news that involves a wedding, my husband and I will be among the first 100 people to know. Over the past several years, I’ve been discreetly observing young adults (not my own) on the phone with their parents. I wanted to learn the slam-down-the-phone triggers so I could avoid them.

What should I not say to my 29 year old son?

As my 29-year-old son was ticking off all the weddings he and his girlfriend would be attending in the coming 12 months, I blurted, “So when are you getting married?” “ Mom!!! ” he said (I swear I could hear the exclamation marks of annoyance) before his sister chimed in, “Yeah, I’d like to know, too.”

Why does my daughter not answer my calls?

Twenty-three-year-old Amy (not her real name) used to be the apple of her father’s eye. But these days, she doesn’t return his calls. Occasionally Amy might answer a text from her mom, but that’s usually only if she (Amy) needs something. To her parents, Amy seems less happy than she used to be. Her surly new boyfriend isn’t helping matters.

When do you not have to answer a question?

When someone asks you a question that makes you feel uncomfortable, you don’t have to answer to be polite. Recently, a friend of a relative asked me how much money I make. As a freelance writer, that’s not really a sore question as much as it’s a complicated question. And I get that people are curious.

I really do expect that when my son and his girlfriend have news that involves a wedding, my husband and I will be among the first 100 people to know. Over the past several years, I’ve been discreetly observing young adults (not my own) on the phone with their parents. I wanted to learn the slam-down-the-phone triggers so I could avoid them.

Why does my adult son hardly ever call?

I’ve found that parents and their adult children define “hardly ever call” quite differently. I know that when my son’s number hasn’t shown up on my caller ID for three or four days, I begin to worry — unnecessarily, of course. These phone silences have more to do with what’s going on in his life than how he feels about me.

What kind of relationship does Tom have with his sons?

Tom, 82, has warm and supportive relationships with his three middle-aged sons. He recognizes that sometimes one is called upon to give advice to adult children; indeed, they ask for it.