Although the trope is usually played as inherently negative, it can also be portrayed in a more positive light, becoming essentially a gender-inversion of Daddy's Girl in which mother and son are simply very close and utterly adore each other, often to the exclusion of the father (if he's even around to begin with); and while the well-meaning mother might naturally welcome the idea of her son getting hooked, the usual doting and spoiling with which she treats her son might be a bit overwhelming for potential Love Interests...

Now if only Albie would rid himself of that other unsavory business: Brittany.

To deal with that, Albie meets with his life coach who advises him to man-up about his feelings for Brittany. Why does Albie need a life coach – isn’t that what Caroline is for?

This form is still likely to be Played for Laughs, but in a more endearing way. For instance, in Anglophone countries where individuality is highly valued, the trope is more likely to be negative, but in Asian and Latin American cultures where living with parents until (and even after) marriage is normal, that kind of devotion to one's parents is more likely to be seen positively.

After the traumatizing Real Housewives Of Orange County reunion, it was nice to see a little love on Manzo’d With Children by watching Lauren and Vito Scalia tie the knot in front of 400 of their closet friends.

The attorney warns Albie that because pot isn’t legal in New Jersey, and that’s where his company is based, he could “potentially” be putting himself at risk.

Just like that Albie throws in the trowel on that business – on to the next. Albie informs Caroline she’ll no longer have to put aside money for his bail, and she’s relieved (and barely keeping the ‘I Told You So’s…’ on simmer).“It was a weird moment for me.” Although their reality show “Marrying The Game,” chronicled the couple as they planned their wedding, they called off their nuptials and last year broke up for good. And Jayceon and I had been together for almost 11 years.Cambridge said she’s moved on, focusing on her kids – her son, Justice, just started playing football – her children’s divorce book, “The Little Girl Who Lost Her Smile,” and her work as a breast cancer prevention advocate. We invested a lot of ourselves into this relationship…But I think some things are necessary.Take this quiz and find out if your man has a thing for Mom.If a guy is excessively devoted to his mother and he's not obviously a manly man, then he will be seen as a sensitive guy even if he doesn't act like one.But no matter the outcome, the whole situation has us thinking back to past reality shows that were canceled due to controversy. The famous TLC series surrounding Alana Thompson, her mother June Shannon and her sisters came to a screeching halt in 2014.