But though your complaint would be a classic on the police blotter, it is not a matter for law enforcement.Your husband needs to have a very serious talk with his mother about boundaries—emotional and physical.He needs to explain that if she can't respect and understand them, she will not have access to her grandchild.I'm also wondering if she might possibly need a mental health work-up because her behavior was just bizarre.Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, is on weekly to chat live with readers. (Sign up here to get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week. About two weeks ago, my husband had to go out of town for a few days, so his mother came to stay with the baby and me.
I thought she was going to bring him to me to nurse so I stayed in bed for a while.She's always had fantasies about being around important people, and has been contacting me through various channels demanding that I bring her to meet the governor.Aside from my personal feelings, her behavior at public functions is so inappropriate that she would either be thrown out or jailed as a safety hazard.It probably won't do any good because your mother is in too deep.But do not think about not returning to college in order to protect your brother. Tell your brother as hard as his family life is going to be, he also must do as well as possible in high school so that he can make a successful escape.