Question: My in-laws don’t share our Christian faith, and this has sometimes led to awkward or difficult situations at family gatherings. Can you give me and my spouse some tips for handling this relationship with a greater degree of grace and understanding?
Does a weeknight dinner with the in-laws seem tough enough? Now add to the agenda bright lights, seasonal soundtracks, deep-rooted traditions, family photos and heightened emotions – that’s right, it’s Christmas!
Enter the word mother-in-law into an Internet search engine, and the first site that appears is about mother-in-law jokes. Simply mention the word mother-in-law and expect to hear groans, laughter or bad mother-in-law stories.
Question: My husband and I have been married for seven months and we currently rent our home from my mother-in-law who lives within driving distance of us.