Simply if you thought you may have seen all of it, TLC has returned with all new episodes of sMothered — a present the community describes as a household sequence that “follows 4 outrageous mom/daughter duos who take bonds to the acute!”
On Season 2, Episode 3, we’re launched to 59-year-old Laurie of Port St. Lucie, Fla., and her 25-year-old daughter Sarah, who resides just a little over an hour’s drive away in Boca Raton, Fla. Regardless of the drive, the 2 appear to spend rather a lot of high quality time collectively.
“I believe our relationship is extra like finest pals quite than mom and daughter. She’s my companion in crime,” Sarah stated when speaking about her mom. Her mom emphasised the truth that they’re a duo, responding with, “We go on adventures collectively. We get into mischief collectively. We’ve a really tight bond.”
Within the episode’s preview uploaded to TLC’s YouTube channel, Laurie and Sarah are proven snuggling up collectively below the covers, prepared for an excellent evening’s sleep. The mother-daughter duo share a hug, alternate an “I really like you,” and need one another an excellent evening.
“Once I snuggle with Sarah, it brings us to an inside connection,” Laurie stated in regard to their cuddle periods. “Phrases aren’t even needed. It’s simply an unbelievable love bond.”
Sarah additionally described what snuggling together with her mother meant to her.
“We’ve been having snuggle events so long as I can keep in mind. It’s all the time been our custom, it simply form of … it’s a lifestyle,” Sarah continued. “I’m a really anxious particular person, however after I scent my mother, all of my nervousness or worries go away. If I needed to choose what my mother smelled like, I’d describe it as a cloud. A white puffy cloud, not a rain cloud!”
Laurie responded in gratitude. That’s when Sarah stated one thing that made quite a lot of viewers scratch their heads in confusion.
“I like to observe my mother sleep. It makes me really feel … protected. I do know, like, OK, she’s right here,” Sarah stated with a smile. Arms crossed in slight disbelief, Laurie responded, “That’s bizarre! I by no means knew that. How might I not know that?”
Sarah then informed her mom that she sends her photos of her sleeping on a regular basis, to which Laurie responded, clearly conscious of this, that she didn’t assume that meant she was being watched by her daughter.
The feedback below the present’s clip on YouTube made it clear how uncomfortable viewers have been with the 2’s relationship. Some feedback included:
“Mother and toddler cuddling okay regular however that is disturbing.”
“Obsession to a subsequent degree of disturbing.”
“The premise of this present is disturbing. Have they not heard of codependency and enmeshment?”
One YouTube consumer associated to the shut bond however shortly shut down the episode’s vibe.
“I assumed my mother and I have been too shut,” they wrote. “I don’t discover the ‘journey’ factor unusual. My mom and I are each flight attendants for a similar airline and we stay in the identical metropolis. We love working the identical route, we love having our elsewhere. My mother and I even watch motion pictures, and share a lodge room regardless that the corporate offers us with two. That is bizarre af, although.”
If you wish to be taught extra about Sarah and Laurie, you’ll want to tune into TLC’s sMothered each Sunday at 10/9C. As a result of that is solely the tip of the iceberg on the subject of distinctive mother-daughter bonds.