Ask Gloria
Jul 28, 2009

Dear  Gloria,
I love my mother but she calls me at least  3 times a day just to check in and see whats going on. I dont know how to ask  her to stop doing this without hurting her  feelings.

What should i do?

Sarabelle

Hi Sarabelle, Your mother needs to have a new direction in her life.  Perhaps she isn't as social as she should be.  Encourage her to take up cards, sports, exercise, clubs, etc.  You get the idea.She would not be calling you much if she started to get active and have a life of her own.  Discuss options for getting her interested in other activities.

Gloria