The best thing for you to do when new parents go down this conversational rabbit hole is to keep a sense of humor and have a way to change the subject.
There's hardly a more excruciating line of discussion than the minutiae of baby care, especially if you don't have a baby.
You could hire a social worker to help you sort through this.
If you want to keep her living with you, perhaps it's possible that you could all move to a place that has a mother-in-law suite, one that you make sure is thoroughly sound-proofed. Income Gap and Kids: I was raised in a lower-middle-class home where money was virtually always tight.
What you describe is intolerable and a perfect illustration of the maxim, "No good deed goes unpunished." I'm almost always in favor of having a clear and direct conversation about an interpersonal problem.
I'm honestly a bit embarrassed to have to tell him I don't want to hear my brother boinking his beloved, as it doesn't seem to bother him a bit.They are rather enthusiastic in the bedroom, and nothing weirds me out more than being at breakfast with my dad and hearing my brother and his wife thumping rhythmically in their room.My dad is either a bit hard of hearing, or I don't know what, but he doesn't even acknowledge that he hears it.Right now I am at the stage in life where a lot of my friends and co-workers are having kids or have toddlers. I spent a good portion of my life around parents who had to make decisions like: How can I make sure I get to spend one waking hour with my child?A lot of their focus is on choices that seem, to me, a bit silly: organic cotton? Or, who should watch my kid—my stressed out mother with three teenagers, or my best friend who smokes constantly?