How to get along with your mother-in-law and daughter-in-law

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Marrying into a new family can be exciting, but can also come with some growing pains. It can be a challenge to adjust to new traditions, relationships, and ways of life. Dr. Julie de Azevedo Hanks, PhD, and a licensed clinical social worker from Wasatch Family Therapy, joined Good Things Utah with important tips for getting along with in-laws.

For daughters-in-law:

  1. Set clear boundaries 
  2. Assume positive intent
  3. Recognize loss

For mothers-in-law:

  1. Expect & respect boundaries
  2. Give advice only when asked
  3. Ask for feedback

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