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Why Do "mummy's Boy" Face Backlash In The Society?

I just dont get it, if a guy is a mommy's boy, some women frown upon it and possibly see the mother of the guy as a threat. The term connotates a negative feeling of being tied to your mom's apron strings. While strictly not a mother's boy, I know that my mom and I had a very close relationship that at one point, that I used to plan on taking care of her in her old age. When I broached the discussion to my cousin, he asked me what my reaction would be if my significant other were to oppose it?

On the other hand, almost all girls in America, particularly those from the upper crust strata wear the term "Daddy's girl" with a badge of honor. And while some men may be threatened by the thoughts of their teenage daughters going on dates, or even offering to escort them (ok, I have never heard of that), society, I would think would applaud the concept of a woman being doted on by her father, while frowning on a man being catered to by his mother.

Why is that?

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True, but generally speaking, mommies' boys threaten more damage to relationships and marriages than daddies' girls.

Fathers are usually protective of their daughters out of genuine concern for their safety because "men" are more rational about such things.  Most fathers do not encourage their daughters to leave their marriages and go marry other husbands do they?  Mothers on the other hand would gladly encourage the "mommies boys" to get rid of their mates and find replacements as it soothes them.  Little room for compromise because they are control freaks! Most mommies' boys are weak-minded and cannot really speak for themselves.

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Sorry, there are some fathers who are extremely overprotective of their daughter, particularly in the uppercrust strata, to the point that even guys are intimidated of dating their daughters.

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Quite amazing that women are the ones who are quick to tear their contemporaries in pieces. And I ask again, why cant the same be said of "Daddy's girl"? Why does society bat an eyelid when a guy is a 'mummy's boy', but wholeheartedly approves of a girl being a 'daddy's girl'?

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Because daddy's girls are more motivated than mommy's boys. It is advantageous to "hook" up with a daddy's girl anytime anyday because a girl learns a lot from her father without jeopardizing her future relationships. Daddies rarely interfere in their daughters' relationships.  Daughters can easily cut those strings too.  But for a boy?  Latching on too long to mama's apron can be not so beneficial.  Mothers tend to be more competitive and meddlesome in their sons' lives with serious potential problems in the future if the guys decides to make their mamas their wives instead of the other way round. Especially if you encounter the "Patience Ozokwos" of this planet for mothers with wimpy sons.

Bottom line--daddy's girls combinations are less threatening than mommy's boys set ups.  More relationships or marriages crumble with the latter than the former.

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