Two sharp blows that had left her alone in her late 50s. His cancer took him swiftly, before she had time to process what was happening.
It had been over two years since the death of her husband of 20 years; four, since she had lost her mother.
If your man has already graduated and has a good job, chances are he still lives with his parents — and possibly grandparents.
The picture — outdoor photo, big smile — was real, and recent.
And her pitch was straightforward: Looking for a life partner …
Even if he left his family back in Siberia, these overprotective matrons will find an excuse to visit Moscow as soon as you enter the picture.
While your boyfriend is in the bathroom, they will explode with praise for their perfect progeny: But you never really figure out what Ivanushka thinks about the whole situation.