We want a good relationship with our mom, but sometimes it's impossible because of her crazy-making behaviors. They include playing the martyr, rewriting history, and craving validation for her life choices. Whether she's emotionally damaged or narcissistic, she can't be the loving mom we want.
In short, a meddling mother-in-law can be defined as someone who constantly violates conventional boundaries. Notice that I chose to use the phrase violates boundaries instead of using the more gentle phrase crosses boundaries. Someone who...
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...
Here some tips and suggestions for how remarried couples can start talking about their blended family finances honestly and openly.
The sense of community in my childhood church gave “minding your sister’s business” a positive meaning. In this close family setting, my church impacted my life with some essential family values.
Whether you are wondering whether you need to file for divorce or are trying to pick up the pieces after your family has fallen apart, there are many times when you should hire a private investigator.
There are some truly lovable mothers-in-law who respect the privacy of the newlyweds. And then, there are those who with their reputation deserved the humorous name "monster-in-law".
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.
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.
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 and get them to genuinely like you.
Advice for making a good first impression while also being yourself when initially meeting his family.
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?
Difficult in-laws? It is not all gloom. You can stop being a victim and take control of the situation.