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Motherhood Relationship Dating Image Credit: CLEO Singapore

Mum, Please Stop Talking!

If you think you’ve heard it all, these mums are about to prove you wrong with their quirky relationship advice.

Claire Soong

“IF YOU’RE GOING TO HAVE SEX, BE DISCREET.”

“My mum told me it’s fine to sleep around (or, in her words, “play”), but to not let word spread to my usual social circles. In other words, it’s fine to party and have fun as long as I do it in some foreign place, like when I’m on vacation. It’s pretty unexpected coming from her because she really is the sweetest woman and the epitome of a doting housewife.” Jess L, 29

“TALK TO DIFFERENT GUYS AT THE SAME TIME– THEY’LL NEVER KNOW.”

“When I moved into my own apartment, my mum said, ‘Now that you have your own place, if I were you, I’d talk to so many [guys] at the same time— they’ll never know. Invite them over to your house to make it seem like you’re invested.’” Amber K, 26

“MONEY IS USELESS IF THEY DON’T SPEND IT ON YOU.”

“I was watching the movie Heartbreakers with my mum when she nodded in approval to Sigourney Weaver’s marriage to Gene Hackman’s character, a rich tycoon. “Marry where there’s money, and make sure they’re generous. Money is useless if they don’t spend it on you,” she said. Ironically, she’s always telling me that money isn’t the most important thing and that it can’t buy health, good friends, or love.” Clai


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