The authors gather together stories and insights from more than fifty women of all ages and backgrounds whose relationships with their mothers-in-law range from the good to the bad to the ugly. Their candid accounts are interwoven with solid relationship advice about what daughters-in-law can do to overcome problems and begin to build happier, more satisfying relationships with their mothers-in-law.
The book's supportive, step-by-step guidance will help you discover what's going on beneath the surface of day to day interactions with your mother-in-law. Learn to identify and analyze relationship dynamics and change thinking and behavior that can contribute to a dysfunctional dynamic. Overcome chronic areas of conflict with your mother-in-law and prevent new battles from breaking out without losing your dignity or sanity.
Your work has helped me immeasurably. My recent vacation with my mother-in-law is real proof of that. I was happier and more relaxed on this vacation than ever before. You have put this relationship in perspective and given me the context of others' relationships. Thank you!" -A participant in the The Daughter-in-Law's Survival Guide research