Mommy Monday: Dealing with in-laws


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WICHITA, Kan,. - Why are the relationships between mother-in-laws and daughter in-laws so often rocky?

According to, 60 percent of women surveyed reported feeling stressed due to their relationships with in-laws, while only 15 percent of men reported feeling long-term friction with their in-laws.

Here are some tips for both the mother in-law and the daughter in-law:

- Be proactive. Do what you can to build the relationship.
- Don't compete with other family members.
- Refocus your perspective by looking for the positive.
- Accept reality.

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