This mingling of frustration is going to inevitably cancel out and in the end get us nowhere. Please, cut the cord people and gain some maturity. She’s a 37 year old child and he’s a 40 year old man who refuses to understand and likes to see us wallow in his own self pity. Some parental figures I have. Let’s not even start on my senile grandma, who thinks that her advice is the only advice and takes offense when we don’t heed it. She’s the epitome of egotistical matriarchs.