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Wife Says Husband Has Excessive Ties To His Mom

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Wife Says Husband Has Excessive Ties To His Mom

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Wife Says Husband Has Excessive Ties To His Mom

Wife Says Husband Has Excessive Ties To His Mom

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A woman arrived at an airport in Rome to fly off for her honeymoon. Her husband met her at the airport and brought along his mother. He said she was too sick to leave at home. The bride went on the honeymoon, but when the mother-in-law also showed up for the holidays, the bride said she'd had enough.

STEVE INSKEEP, host:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep.

Every now and then somebody says of a guy, it's like he's married to his mother. That complaint is at the center of a divorce filing in Italy.

A woman arrived at an airport at Rome's airport to fly off to her honeymoon. Her husband met her at the airport and brought his mother along. He said she was too sick to leave at home. The bride went on that honeymoon, but when the mother-in-law also showed up for the holidays, the bride said she had had enough and filed for divorce.

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