Just remember: You are not your parents, and your relationship is different than theirs.
Daughters dream of having a close, loving relationship with their moms and can blame themselves when it doesn't happen. Emotionally absent mothers, though, often act in ways that keep their children at arm's length. When daughters understand this, they can start practicing acceptance and find peace.
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".
Here some tips and suggestions for how remarried couples can start talking about their blended family finances honestly and openly.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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...
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?
Some tips for women on how to navigate tricky emotional terrain with their mothers-in-law.
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...
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.