By Mimi Kraus, LCSW-C
There may be no relationship as “loaded” as the relationship between parents and the partners or spouses of your adult children.
Mother-in-law jokes continue to be regular fodder for stand-up comedy acts.
Many of us still may remember an old song that began with the line, “The worst person I know—mother-in-law, mother-in-law … .”
Our culture seems to set us up to expect difficult relationships with our children’s “better halves.”