Posts tagged "in-laws"

Hitched: Help Me Platonically Charm The Pants Off My New In-Law Family

In a couple of weeks, I’m going to be living it up in beautiful South Dakota. The occasion: my new grandma-in-law’s octogenarian birthday and combination family reunion. I hear there…

Andrea Grimes | July 18, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: My Monster-In-Law

Like most freshman wives, I assumed that my mother-in-law (MIL) and I would enjoy an affable relationship, for she is no monster-in-law Jane Fonda and I am certainly no J.Lo daughter-in-law…

Skylar Grey | October 5, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Would You Marry A Man Who Hated On Your Family?

A woman wrote in to the Guardian this week seeking advice in dealing with her jackass of a husband who makes her feel “deeply inadequate as a wife” because her…

Wendy Atterberry | March 12, 2009 - 12:30 pm

Can’t Female In-Laws Just Get Along?

Despite all the mother-in-law jokes that poke fun at the tension between a woman and her son-in-law, a new report reveals that the real tension lies between a woman and

Wendy Atterberry | December 5, 2008 - 12:30 pm

The Pitfalls: Breaking Up (With His Family) Is Hard To Do

There’s no doubt that breaking up with anyone is a crappy, painful rite on par with Chinese water torture. You put so much into the relationship, and for whatever reasons,…

Gillian Telling | June 3, 2008 - 2:00 pm