Text from mum to her daughter

Ju

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The mum and daughter are in bad relationships as the daughter doesn't like the mum asked too much about what's going on in her private life.


The mum wrote to her daughter as follow:

"I asked you just out of concern for your mental and physical health and wanted to be in the same pace with what you are experiencing."

Is the above text grammatical?

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Matthew Wai

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I asked you just out of concern for your mental and physical health, hoping to keep track of what you were experiencing.
 

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[STRIKE]The[/STRIKE] A mum and her daughter

are in bad relationships
That's possible. It means each of them is in a bad relationship with her partner (or partners)! I suppose that's not what you mean, is it?

as the daughter doesn't like the mum asking [STRIKE]asked[/STRIKE] too much about what's going on in her private life.


The mum wrote to her daughter as follow:

"I asked you just out of concern for your mental and physical health and

wanted to be in the same pace with what you are experiencing.
I don't understand the part highlighted in blue.
 

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That's possible. It means each of them is in a bad relationship with her partner (or partners)! I suppose that's not what you mean, is it?




I don't understand the part highlighted in blue.

I meant the mum was hoping to understand and go through the hard time with her daughter so she wouldn't be alone.
 

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My interpretation is that the daughter resents her mother's interference. That is why the relationship is a troubled one.
 

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That's an incredibly formal way for a mum to speak/write to her daughter! I'd expect something like:

Mum: So what's going on with you at the moment?
Daughter: Nothing.
Mum: Don't be silly. There can't be nothing going on!
Daughter: Mum, stop sticking your nose into my business.
Mum: I'm only asking cos I want to make sure you're OK.
 
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