How to Win Your Battle With a Meddlesome Mother-in-Law
Not every mother-in-law deserves to be associated with that movie-comedy "Monster-in-Law", and most of them are sweet and helpful. Following are a couple of tips about how to come out victorious in a battle with that former one.
What to Do If Your Family Doesn't Like Your Boyfriend: 5 Tips to Help Make It Work
You think your partner is a great catch, but there's only one problem: Your parents don't seem to feel the same way! Here's what to do if your family doesn't like your boyfriend.
Don't Let Your Parents' Divorce Impact Your Relationship
Just remember: You are not your parents, and your relationship is different than theirs.
Why You'll Never Be Close to Your Emotionally Absent Mother: 5 Reasons It's Impossible
Daughters dream of having a close, loving relationship with their moms and often blame themselves when it doesn't happen. Emotionally absent mothers, though, behave in ways that keep their children at arm's length. When a daughter understands this, she can start practicing acceptance and find peace.
How to Talk About Family Finances When You Remarry
Here some tips and suggestions for how remarried couples can start talking about their blended family finances honestly and openly.
The Empty Nest: A New and Fulfilling Season of Your Life
You can transition into a fulfilling and satisfying season of your life instead of experiencing feelings of extreme anxiety at the prospect of your children leaving home.
Crazy Baby Mama Stories and How to Deal With Your Boyfriend's Baby Mama
Dealing with your boyfriend's baby mama can be unpleasant. Today we talk to two women who have crazy baby mama stories to share. Tips on how to deal with your boyfriend's baby mama.
Enmeshed Mother-in-Law: Is His Mother Ruining Your Marriage?
Are you dealing with an enmeshed, dependent mother-in-law? Read on to find out how to deal with this sensitive situation.
How to Impress Your Boyfriend's Family and Make Them Like You
Read on for tips on how to behave, what to wear, and what to talk about when you meet your guy's family for the first time to get them to genuinely like you.
New Wife vs. Ex-Wife: Facing the Facts (and the Emotions)
As my husband's second wife, I never once considered the thoughts and feelings of his ex-wife. Rather, I was enjoying my new marriage and family! It wasn't until I was on the flip side of the situation that I truly understood the emotions that...
Why Parents Interfere With Their Children's Relationships and Marriage
Many parents feel entitled to interfere with their adult child's relationships or marriage. Why is it that so many parents still don't feel their adult kids can make their own decisions?
7 Tips for Avoiding Issues With Your Mother-in-Law
Here are 7 helpful tips for women to use to navigate tricky emotional terrain with their mothers-in-law.
How to Keep Your Family From Ruining Your Relationship
Even after we're grown and gone from the nest, families still have an amazing capacity to ruin our lives. To me, this capacity is most obvious in our relationships with outsiders, i.e., a dating relationship, an engagement, even a marriage. There...
3 Tips for How to Deal When You Can't Stand Your In-Laws
If you can't stand your in-laws, spending time with them is probably the last thing you want to do—and yet it's unavoidable. I know from personal experience what this is like, and I will show you what I've learned about how to handle these situations with ease.