My new boyfriend forces me to send my 5 y.o. son to stay with my mom because he annoys him

Dear AmoMama,

I'm torn apart, and I don't know what to do. I'm 24, and I have a 5-year-old son born of a former casual relationship. I fell pregnant and decided to have the baby.

I must admit it has been harder than I expected, and I have had to sacrifice a lot for my son. I'm a young woman but I had to stay home with him while my friends had fun and fell in love. My mother has helped me, but she believes I should shoulder my own responsibilities.

The problem is that I met an amazing guy six-months ago, he is my age and very handsome, very dynamic. We started dating and things got really serious

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Source: Pixabey

Well, three months ago he moved in and that is when the troubles started. My son is a bit spoiled and didn't take to my boyfriend. He fusses and cries, especially when we go to bed at night.

He keeps calling for me and crying until I go to him and there is absolutely nothing wrong with him. He just wants attention.

He fusses over his food and every meal is a nightmare. Now my boyfriend tells me he can't stand it anymore and that I must take my son over to my mother's for a week or two until he learns his lesson.

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Source: Shutterstock

I explained everything to her, but my mother is very angry with me and said some very unpleasant things to me. She was very harsh, and unfair.

Don't I have the right to have a life with a man who loves me? If my son was reasonable and well behaved all this could be avoided. He just has to be quiet and not fuss, be a good boy.

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Source: Shutterstock

My mother is coming to fetch my son this weekend, but she said she is going to apply for custody. How stupid is that?

I haven't harmed my son in any way, and neither has my boyfriend. We just want a nice life without any screaming and tantrums! How can I make my mother understand? All I want is to have some love and happiness and my son is spoiling my chances.

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