Carol Connelly (a single mom with years of frustration pouring out in desperate tears, played by Helen Hunt): “Why can't I have a normal boyfriend? Just a regular boyfriend, one that doesn't go nuts on me!”
Beverly Connelly (her mother, played by Shirley Knight): “Everybody wants that, dear. It doesn't exist.”—As Good As It Gets (1997), written by Mark Andrus and James L. Brooks, and directed by Brooks
My female readers can identify with this scene, I suspect.