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Why You Don’t Get along with Your Mother-in-law

3 reasons you hate each other and what to do about it.

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The strife between mothers and daughters-in-law is timeless and cross-cultural.

Here are 3 thought patterns that make you hate your mother-in-law:

  1. You blame her for all your husband’s annoying habits.




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Zaha Hyatt

Zaha Hyatt

Freelance writer, self-development enthusiast, and perpetual learner. Find me on Twitter: @zahahyatt

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