So, it becomes a mutually parasitic relationship; both mom and son are afraid to be independent of each other.
In essence, your guy has become his mom's pseudo-husband, and consciously or unconsciously, he likes the importance of this role.
Otherwise, mom will likely go back to him and read him the riot act for allowing you to tell her how to perform her motherly duties, which only give her reason to paint you out as the bad gal. At what time do you think a woman dating a mama's boy should give up the chance of this ever happening? Mandel: A mama's boy can most definitely be rehabilitated, but only if he's willing to acknowledge that his relationship with his mom is unhealthy and needs to be restructured.
If you've tried multiple approaches to help him see the light, yet he continues to tell you to let it go or not butt in, then it's time to end it.
Q: What if mama is the one who's not yet ready to cut the cord?