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Setting boundaries

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Antimony

Hello. I am new here. I need advice on how to set stronger boundaries with my mother in certain areas of my life. The boundary I need to set right now has to do with not wanting her at the hospital during the day of my surgery. It is not yet scheduled but, will take place within the next couple of months. It is a big surgery that I have had before. I need to remain stress free and keep my blood pressure low up until then and following the operation. I will be very out of it and tired and in pain and sick from the meds when I wake up. I only want my wife there the first 2 days and then others including my mother may visit. I have told my mother this but she has told me and left messages on my phone that she is my mother and will be there regardless of my wishes (or what's best for me apparently). I am 40 years old. This should be my decision and mine alone. 

What should I do? Thank you 

 

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