Is this parental interference?

My daughter and her boyfriend are away at college together. Typical college students, money is tight. His mom and I are going to go in on a gift card to a restaurant and send it to them in a Valentines Day card from the two of us. (they went to high school together, his mom and I are friends). My friend told me I am "interfering with their relationship" by doing this. And she won't elaborate. Does anyone see anything wrong with this?

3 Answers

  • 9 months ago

    Sounds like you and his Mom are nice loving parents who happen to have one well meaning moron for a friend who can't their mouth shut.

    I say good job finding a fun and encouraging way to support your daughter in her long term relationship. Keep this up and you might just get a son-in-law and grandkids out of the deal.

  • 9 months ago

    no, giving a valentine gift is not interference

  • 9 months ago

    I don't think it is. It sounds like a sweet gesture between two moms who love their children. Your friend needs to shut up.

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