Staying Out Of your Grown Married children Business

Esther - posted on 01/04/2016 ( 2 moms have responded )




Is there a time when a mom should say something about how her married son of 32 and his wife are spending money?


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Raye - posted on 01/05/2016




They may have different priorities than you and want to spend their money on different things. They are adults and can make their own decisions. Is their spending habits hurting anyone? If you have a concern, and can't keep your mouth shut, then you can bring it up to him as an observation (i.e. "I see your son's crib is falling apart, you don't have a baby gate on the stairs, but you just bought a 68" TV, new motorcycle, and vacation property. You should reconsider where you're spending your money"). Then once you've brought it to his attention, you should let him either take your advice or leave it.

Jodi - posted on 01/04/2016




Nope, it's none of your business....unless, of course, it IS your business because it is impacting you financially. But really, they are adults, and they can spend their money however they like.

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