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The transition of being the parent-of-a-child to being a parent-of-an-adult is tough. Some parents do not make that transition at all, some partially, and some fully. One way to address the issue is to start with a conversation. Evaluate which parts of your life your mother considers OK (you are being responsible), which parts need improvement (you need help)...


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I have a mother who lived with me for a period of time when I was an adult. It was difficult. She drove me nuts. I feel your pain, for sure. One suggestion I have would be to try explaining that when you are in your room, you may be working, and it would be great if she could "pretend" it was a work day - for example. Mom, during the hours of XX ...


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I can relate to this a lot. I too have a significant other who wants more attention than I want to give, and he easily gets upset if I direct my attention elsewhere, even to something like work. We also have very different sleep schedules. It's been a struggle and I can't say I've fully solved it, but I do have some advice on things that have helped First ...


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I don't think your suggested statement will address your concerns. Your landlord could be justified in knocking on your day late at night in some cases, such as if you're being very noisy. Even if your lease doesn't prohibit noise, there's probably a local ordinance which does. So telling your landlord "don't knock on my door after 8" will have to ...


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