The Daughter-in-law's Survival Guide

Author(s): BOWDITCH E

Health & Self-help

Enlightening insights from dozens of women combine with expert guidance from a family therapist to offer no-nonsense advice for any woman who wants to improve her relationship with her mother-in-law. Often "I married him, not his family" just isn't true. Mothers-in-law are notoriously difficult to handle, and working out a noncombative relationship with "the other woman in his life" can be one of the most exhausting challenges that any woman faces. What the comedy club routines don't reveal is a less familiar potential for surprising generosity, knowing wisdom, and unexpected support. In The Daughter-in-Law's Survival Guide, the authors gather together stories and insights from more than fifty women of all ages and backgrounds whose relationships with their mothers-in-law range from the good to the bad to the ugly. Their candid accounts are interwoven with solid relationship advice about what daughters-in-law can do to overcome problems and begin to build happier, more satisfying relationships with their mothers-in-law.


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Eden Unger Bowditch is a freelance writer and editor of The Urbanite Magazine, a Baltimore magazine that addresses urban issues. Aviva Samet, Psy.D., is a clinical psychologist specializing in family therapy.

General Fields

  • : 9781572242814
  • : New Harbinger Publications
  • : New Harbinger
  • : 0.22
  • : January 2002
  • : 190mm X 134mm X 12mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : JM
  • : JM
  • : 158.24
  • : 158.24
  • : Paperback
  • : Paperback