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    What does this sentence mean?

    Hi,

    What does this sentence mean?


    She is a very controlling mother and doesn't let her children grow up


    Thanks a lot

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    Re: What does this sentence mean?

    Quote Originally Posted by Silverobama View Post
    Hi,

    What does this sentence mean?


    She is a very controlling mother and doesn't let her children grow up - she does not allow her children to make their own mistakes, or to take harm, which is the way most people learn and, therefore, grow up (not physically, but mentally)


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    Re: What does this sentence mean?

    I think most parents don't want their children to be harmed, whether the parents are controlling or not.

    I would say that she treats them as small children, not as adults. So, not allowing them to have control of their own life (whether their decisions are good or harmful).

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