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I thought my mother was tough on my boyfriends - then I went to college.


(Illustration by Kim Rosen)
By Lena Chen
May 13, 2007

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When my mother found out during my junior year of high school that I had been secretly dating someone, she scolded me, grounded me, and forbade me from seeing him again. A strong reaction, but this was a woman used to micromanaging her unruly eldest's adolescence. Now that I'm in college, she can only worry from 3,000 miles away that ... (Full article: 680 words)

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