Dear Thelma: My marriage is ruined by my mum-in-law's interference


My husband is a mama’s boy and always spends time with her. He never spends time with me nor talks with me. Most of the time, I've felt lonely. Moreover, whatever I communicate to him, goes directly to his mother’s ear.

Once, my family confronted him about why he should tell his mum about our conversation and he said that his mum always asks him what I spoke to him. So much so, I felt lonely and went into depression.

You are now 42, so you have some 30 to 40 years of life to look forward to. Close your eyes and imagine living them as you have the last few years. How would you feel?

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