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“Just Get Used to It”

Over 25 years of marriage have taught my husband and me how to adjust to each other’s families.

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Loving Those In Laws

by Don Meredith I can still remember meeting Sally’s parents for the first time–only one week before the wedding. We met and dated in a different state than Sally’s home, and…

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Loving Your In laws

I can still remember meeting Sally’s parents for the first time–only one week before the wedding. We met and dated in a different state than Sally’s home, and we were engaged…

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Strengthening Friendships With Parents and In-Laws

We are admonished to honor our parents (Exodus 20:12). If we are single, our responsibility is to our own parents; but if we are married, our responsibility is not only…

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You Form a Family, and You Join a Family

We drove to Atlanta last week to visit my wife’s family. And even as I write those words, they feel odd, because the reality is that they are now my…

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12 Things Your Mother-in-Law Wants to Tell You

The second year of my son’s marriage, he and his wife had Thanksgiving with us. My daughter-in-law made a delicious sweet potato casserole. My mother and I complemented her on it…

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14 Things Your Daughter-in-Law Wants to Tell You

Something happens the moment a bride says, “I do.” Not only does she get a husband, but in most cases, a mother-in-law as well. Bonds between some daughters- and mothers-in-law…

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My Daughter-in-Law, My Best Friend

by Carole Geckle I love my daughter-in-law Stephanie, but the beginning of our relationship reads more like a bad mother-in-law joke than a recipe for success. The story has even…

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Getting Along With Adult Siblings

Barbara and I were having dinner with four couple friends of ours. As the evening progressed, one friend tol about his struggle with a sister, who at the age of…

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