Oh, he will. One day he'll slip because he thinks it's normal. He'll be at school and say something like, "yeah I sleep with my mommy", probably when the kids are making fun of it or something and he won't realize it because he thinks it's normal. A male needs to know when something is right and something is wrong, he's got enough problems being overly sensitive, she needs to make sure that he at least can develop normally. An 8 yr old almost as tall as his mom, certainly doesn't need to be sleeping with her, especially when she's caught him looking at stuff that he doesn't need to be looking at.View Thread
No, I do not. However, most of my friends have children and my sister has a daughter as well. Most importantly, I was a boy, and I know what's it like when he goes to school and gets bullied and made fun of for sleeping with his mommy.View Thread
Hey man, I'm in the same situation as you. My girlfriend's son, who by the way is EXTREMELY sensitive (cries about everything), never attacks adversity head on (won't learn to throw a football with a spiral, won't learn to hula hoop in an obstacle course and ends up crying to his mom etc), is super "leaching" to his mom (my gf) and doesn't have any responsibility around the house (doesn't clean up after he eats unless he's told to etc). Not only all of this, he's 8 now, and nearly as tall as her, and she sleeps with him every night. If he falls asleep in the car, she CARRIES his butt in, instead of waking him up. He's a bright kid too, but she never says things like "walk it off", she rubs and kisses and babies him. Not only do I think him sleeping with her is gross, it's obviously stunting his development. He lives in a home with NO MALE, the guy who's sperm created him (I won't use father or dad because he's a complete deadbeat, he doesn't even come see his son but once every 3 months, and it's about two hours max) is complete scum of the earth and my gf's father is dead too, so no male role model at all. It kills me that she cannot see that she has to make him independent since there's no male there to show him. There must be some kind of evidence that shows that sleeping with your son THIS long creates separation anxiety, as well as lack of toughness and independence and ability to fend for yourself.View Thread
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