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"I never thought I'd be saying this, but enough with the snuggling already!"
Tags:snuggle, snuggles, snuggler, snugglers, snuggling, teddy bear, teddy bears, married life, married lives, smother, smothers, smothering, clingy, insecure, insecurity, insecurities, bear, bears, husband, husbands, wife, wives, cuddle, cuddles, cuddling, cuddler, cuddlers, cuddly, close, closeness, physical affection, affection, affectionate, over-affectionate, space, personal space, personal space issue, personal space issues, share a ed, shares a bed, sharing a bed
"My father-who the hell do you think named me Edward the Lesser?"
Tags:lesser, denigrate, denigrates, denigrating, nickname, nicknames, nick-name, nick-names, father, fathers, parent, parents, expectation, expectations, high expectations, smother, smothers, smothering, name, names, king, kings, monarch, monarchs, monarchy, monarchies, parental figure, therapist, therapists, therapy, complex, complexes, psychological complex, psychological complexes
"Do you have anything less political?"
Tags:toy, toys, game, games, toyshop, toyshops, kid, kids, mom, mum, mums, moms, tiger mom, tiger mum, helicopter, helicopter parenting, helicopter parent, helicopter parents, sketch, etch, etching, etches, screen, screens, political, political statement, statement, statements, comment, commentary, political comment, politicized, politicised, protect, smother, smothering, protection, protecting, protected
"I brought a pound cake in case they don't like the chum." Shark Hunting With Mom
Tags:fishing, shark, fisherman, mother, mom, mum, mothering, mothered, smothering, family outing, chum, pound cake, mom's cooking, mum's cooking, home cooked, home cooking, home cooked meal, mom's baking, baking, mum's baking, parents, parental, maternal, woman, overbearing, helicopter parent, caring, spare, bring a spare, bringing a spare, extra food, cater, caters, catering
"God, these throw-pillows are terrible for smothering."
Tags:mob, mobster, mobsters, mafia, gang, gangster, gangsters, hitman, hitmen, murder, murders, murderer, murderers, murdering, killer, killers, kill, killing, smother, smothering, suffocate, suffocating, death, victim, victims, bed, beds, sleeping, asleep, pillow, pillows, throw-pillow, throw pillow, throw-pillows, throw pillows, cushion, cushions, decorative pillow, decorative pillows, home decor, interior design, useless
Pillow talk gets real
"No, I get it. At some point, every friend I've ever had needs to take a break from me."
Tags:suffocate, suffocates, suffocating, suffocation, smother, smothers, smothering, break, breaks, take a break, taking a break, friend, friends, friendship, friendships, needy, clingy, neediness, high maintenance, maintain, maintains, maintaining, break up, break ups, breaking up, boyfriend, partner, partners, boa, boas, boa constrictor, boa constrictors, python, pythons, snake, snakes, relationship
"I'm not his mom anymore—now I'm his life coach."
Tags:yuppies, yuppy, life coach, coach, coaches, coaching, coached, life-coach, parent, parents, parenting, parental, mother, mothering, motherhood, mom, moms, mum, mums, new mom, baby, babies, infant, infants, kid, kids, child, childhood, new age, new wave, overbearing, over-bearing, smother, smothered, smothering, modern, modern life, modernity, modern world, middle class, middle-class, family, philosophy
'If it brings mom some little seed of joy to feed me, pick up after me and treat me like a helpless baby, then let her!!'
"Now that I've moved my files down here to the basement, we'll be able to spend a lot more time together."
Tags:basement, basements, household, household chore, household chore, chore, chores, husband, husbands, wife, wives, file cabinet, file cabinets, work from home, works from home, working from home, marriage problem, marriage problems, communication, communicate, communicates, communicates, spend time together, spending time together, homemaker, homemakers, inconsiderate, inconsideration, get in the way, getting in the way, take for granted, taking for granted, takes for granted, quality time, taken for granted, laundry, laundry room, take up space, takes up space, taking up space, marriage, marriage problem, marriage problems, smother, smothers, smothering
"Whoa! That's a little clingy."
Tags:clingy, smother, smothers, smothering, cold feet, reluctant, reluctance, runaway bride, wedding, weddings, wedding vow, weddings vows, bride, brides, groom, grooms, marriage vow, marriage vows, worry, worries, worrying, paranoia, second thought, second thoughts, engagement, engagements, engaging, fear of commitment, commitment phobia, commitment phobias, commitment phobic, wedding ceremony, wedding ceremonies, minister, ministers, vicar, vicars, priest, priests, officiator, officiators, marriage ceremony, marriage ceremonies, gender stereotype
"I just wish my husband would ignore me a little more."
"Go like this."
Tags:fire, fires, shoulder, shoulders, fireman, firemen, warn, warns, warning, protection, protect, protecting, flammable, inflammable, firefighter, firefighters, fire fighter, fire fighters, fire man, fire men, put out, putting out, smother, smothers, smothering, faux pas, embarrassing, embarrassment, accident, accidents, careless, carelessness, caution, cautions, stop drop and roll
"It's a parental drone my mom uses to keep tabs on me."
Tags:sheltered, shelter, shelters, parent, parenting, parents, protect, protects, protected, protector, protectors, drone, drones, millennial, millennials, keep tabs, keeping tabs, keeps tabs, mother, mothers, mom, mom, mum, mums, mothering, smother, smothers, smothering, smothered, grow up, younger generation, younger generations
"Looks like he was smothered with a bag-for-life!"
"I can't hear you. Are you playing with the dog again?"
...After the argument escalated, neighbors say the husband, a composer, threatened to smother his wife with his sheet music. Before anyone could help, witnesses say he'd already begun killing her softly with his song.
Tags:police, policeman, policemen, kill, killing, killed, murder, murdered, murdering, murderer, murderers, sheet, sheets, notes, note, notation, notations, argument, arguments, argumentation, argumentative, threat, threatened, threatening, smother, smothering, smothers, witness, the argyle sweater, argyle sweater
Sometimes in a relationship a person just needs some space.
"Baldo, if you were dating a Hispanic girl, you wouldn't have these problems."
Tags:baldo, listen, listens, listening, listen to women, listening to women, phone call, phone calls, check in, checks in, checking in, clingy, clinger, clingers, smother, smothers, smothering, smothers, call too much, calling too much, check in too often, checking in too often, hispanic woman, hispanic women, girlfriends, first girlfriend, first girlfriends, latina, latinas
"Baldo, if a girl says you call too much, she's probably right."
'It's incredible what you can grow in a plot of ground that's only one foot square!'
'You misheard. I said young men bring out the 'smothering' instinct in me.'
'Visiting hours are over, Mrs. Kornwinkle.'
'I'll talk louder...' (speech bubble smothering other people in the cartoon).
Will Smother With Kindness