What questions should you ask a young man who wants to marry your daughter? Answers to these 12 big, important, overarching questions might hold the key to your daughter’s future happiness.
The relationship between a mother-in-law and daughter-in-law can be painful, but it doesn’t have to be. The issue often is a lack of trust. This article offers five practical tips for building trust.
Create boundaries while still showing respect.
When pressure to have the perfect holiday builds relationship tension, we need to change our unrealistic expectations. Then we can better appreciate the time spent connecting with family members.
There is no formula for settling Christmas conflicts because they’re highly emotional interactions with the people we care about the most. But knowing what some other couples have done can help.
Couples often have unspoken expectations about the Christmas season — and that’s where the problems begin. Unfortunately, each person might think his or her way of celebrating the holidays is “right.”
By building a good relationship with your husband’s mom, you can show your husband that you love him. Here are some ways you can reach out to your mother-in-law and create a peaceful family bond.
Visits from extended family members can add to the joy — and stress — of the season. Talk with your spouse before guests arrive to compare expectations and plan ways to support each other as a couple.
Do you get along with your in-laws?
Dr. Bill Maier addresses the issue of in-law relationships, drawing boundaries, and help for when a family member drops in uninvitedly.