Tag Archive | source of support

MIL for DIL: Encouragement & Support

How powerful and beautiful it can be when MILs and DILs are friends and allies in addition to being family.

Check out this post entitled “Unexpected Support”:  http://upgradeinprogress.com/author/rissa2777/

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

Interesting article by Family Life

Okay, mothers-in-law, there’s the list. What are we going to do about it?   —   GinnyLiz


MIL = Blessing-in-Disguise in “Mail Online”

Excerpt from “How to Make Your Mother-in-Law Love You Forever”  —  by SHARON BEXLEY, femail.co.uk

A blessing in disguise

Denise says it’s worth reminding yourself that your mother-in-law can be a blessing, and it really is worth putting in some work to improve your relationship. ‘Mothers-in-law can be a real source of support. Daughters-in-law need to recognize that and not automatically assume things will be difficult, which often may alienate the mother in law unnecessarily.

‘If you start off with a bad relationship, and let her get away with making you feel inadequate, the less likely things are to change. The more confident you are about your position in her son’s life, the easier you’ll get on.

‘If you let things lie, and never tackle her, it will cause problems not just between you and her, but also between you and her son.’