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Mother-in-Law Refuses to Talk to Son’s Wife After Prank

When does an in-law’s intervention cross the line?

Photo by Ivana Cajina on Unsplash

As if marriage wasn’t hard enough, in-laws have been known to make it even more difficult. And this isn’t just folklore, it’s entirely proven by science as well. A research study, which followed hundreds of married couples over multiple decades, found that excessive intervention from…




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Gillian Sisley

Gillian Sisley

Professional online writer. Tea drinker. Committed optimist. I write about parenting conundrums and navigating complex relationships.

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