Dealing with a difficult mother-in-law can put a massive strain on a relationship!
Research shows that if a woman is always in close contact with her in-laws, the divorce risk INCREASES by 20%. Why is that? Unfortunately, we’re not strangers to the whole “Monster-In-Law” concept.
So recognizing toxic behaviors in mothers-in-law is crucial to maintaining healthy family dynamics. Whether you’re a mother-in-law who didn’t know she demonstrated these signs or a daughter-in-law who doesn’t know how to set healthy boundaries, this article is for you.
After all, having someone in your extended family who’s manipulative, controlling, and judgmental can make your life difficult.
Setting boundaries and articulating them clearly can help strengthen your bonds, even if seeking support from a therapist might be beneficial in the long run. So take a look at the 12 telltale signs on our list and see if any of them are about you!