Why It’s So Hard To Get On With Your In-Laws

Which in-law pushes your buttons?

Perhaps it’s your mother-in-law, father-in-law, brother-in-law or sister-in-law. Whether this person is in the family you’ve married into, or they’ve married into your family, there’s often an in-law we find it difficult to be around.

Why is it so common to have a challenging time with an in-law?

The answer seems obvious: You didn’t choose to be connected with this person, they’re very different from you, yet you find yourself spending time with them.

This can’t be the full answer, however, because some people get on really well with their in-laws – even the ones they wouldn’t pick or who they have very little in common with.

So, what’s really going on?

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Easier said than done

If you’d value support with identifying and unpicking the stories, so that you can enjoy an easier and more connected experience with your in-laws, get in touch.

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