Being so used to getting his own way with no qualms from mom, he'll struggle to understand why that treatment isn't extended to your relationship too.
It isn't necessarily his fault, but then again it isn't yours either, so why should you suffer because of it?
The best way to get him out of this bad habit is try to guide him in the right direction with support and encouragement.
And that's not to mention the tough stuff like investments and buying a place together.
If she doesn't know and approve of the neighborhood, you can kiss that apartment you love so much goodbye.
On that note, it won't be long until he starts to assume you both like the same things, which of course means matching Christmas presents.
*Sigh.*Obviously it is the thought that counts and you love him for that, but how many left out jewelry catalogues and web pages can one man miss?
Whether it's the detergent you use (If you're nice enough to even do his laundry that is, because why should you?
), the way you cook your eggs or the way you talk to him in the morning, he'll always be quick to tell you that mom does it differently.
No matter the topic, mommy will always have the final say.
Even if you manage to get him to see your point behind closed doors, just one phone call with dear old mommy and you'll be set to swap your romantic Paris getaway for two with a family vacation.
But in the end, despite all their challenging characteristics, there's no doubt that a mama's boy knows how to dote on the women in his life.