In-law relationships are close by design, not by choice. No wonder conflicts can arise. But a good in-law relationship, if it’s possible, is worth investing in. Here’s how to have difficult conversations- and more importantly, when to let things go.
In-law relationships are close by design, not by choice. No wonder they're complicated. We heard from listeners who have fantastic in-laws, and others for whom no contact at all is the only option.
In this episode, we discuss
Here are links to research and other writing on the topic that we discuss in this episode:
Madeleine A. Fugère Ph.D. for Psychology Today: Why You and Your Mother-in-Law May Not Get Along
Karen L. Fingerman, Megan Gilligan, Laura VanderDrift, and Lindsay Pitzer: In-law Relationships Before and After Marriage
Margarita Tartakovsky for Psych Central: How Healthy Couples Deal with Their In-Laws
The Naked Marriage Podcast: Healthy Boundaries with In-Laws
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