Kate Saunders

A Spaghetti-Tangle

Mothers and Sons

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My mother used to say (and I wish I’d listened harder) that a girl should never marry a man who doesn’t like his mother. How right she was. When that pure, fathomless well of maternal passion is poisoned, the effects will seep into a man’s relationship with every other female in his life. ‘He’ll always be waiting’, my mother said, ‘for you to turn into her.’

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