An insightful, thought provoking and entertaining book about the ongoing struggle between mothers-in-law and daughters-in-law as they strive to foster a harmonious relationship for the benefit of their son/spouse. It invites female readers to think critically about the importance of the dynamic between mothers-in-law and daughters-in-law as well as to take a proactive approach to this relationship.
The book offers interesting vignettes and brainstorming discussions to enrich the debate and promote communication. At the end of each chapter, questions are provided to guide the reader to reflect on their own relationships in order to broaden understanding and promote communication. The book highlights such issues as power struggles, gift giving, grand parenting, holidays, time commitments, obligations, jealousy, insecurity, and more. A must read for anyone married or soon-to-be married, as well as anyone who has a married child.