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Saying no to the in-laws without breaking up the family

Katie Nielsen

When you get married, you aren't just aligning yourself with one person, you're also suddenly connected with a plethora of in-laws who all have opinions, ideas and existing relationships with your spouse. Sometimes, it all gets a little overwhelming. It's a good idea to talk about these feelings early on in your marriage or even in your courtship so your significant other understands where you're coming from.
An important point to remember is that marriage entails taking two people from different backgrounds and upbringings and fusing them into their own new unit, separate from the originals ...


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