For the most part, when you marry your partner, you inherit a wonderful new set of parents which are known as the Mother-in-Law and the Father-in-Law. While this often adds a beautiful new dimension to your life, for some it has resulted in a new tier of trouble. The reasons for this occurring truly vary and it certainly isn’t always the fault of the Mother or Father-in-law.
Sometimes it can be difficult to adapt to the presence of this new segment to your relationship; perhaps following the marriage you moved to somewhere closer to the respective in laws and that’s when issues began to arise. It can occur on the side of the in-laws if they feel their relationship is threatened with their offspring by the existence of this new legal partnership.
The reasons for conflict can be small or can stem from a greater issue but the key thing is that they shouldn’t be allowed to fester and grow. It’s always better to try to be civil to people as it will make your life easier. Being civil and comfortable with the likes of your in-laws is vital because you might have to spend a significant portion of your life in their presence so it’s best to do your utmost to all get along.
Our infographic tackles what is usually the most publicised of the relationships, that involving the Mother-in-Law. We look at why things go wrong and also how they can be rectified with the assistance of some expert opinion. Check it out below.