But, meeting the parents as an adult (or whatever it is that we are?) is a but I usually like for my daughter's boyfriends to address me as Mr.
I love that my guy isn't afraid to lean on his mom even though he's an adult and that she gives him the unconditional love he deserves. It makes me happy to.
Sorry, LW, but your boyfriend sounds like a bit of a chump. He's an adult, and you can't go blaming his mom for all the “problems” in his life.