Don't Roll Your Eyes: Making In-Laws into Family
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Don't Roll Your Eyes: Making In-Laws into Family

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More than two million couples wed every year in the United States, bringing together a whole new family unit. The extended family may now include a hard to please mother-in-law who criticizes her daughter-in-law’s childrearing; or a patriarchal father-in-law who expects all the kin round the dinner table every Sunday; or a new spouse, who a year or decade out, still gets s...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published September 4th 2012 by Palgrave Macmillan Trade
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Mikki Ibarra
Seriously, I realize that I am prone to exaggeration but everyone who has in-laws, actually everyone who has family which is not their immediate family should read this book. The suggestions could be used for any issue relating to family conflict and the author's questions that she wants the reader to ask themselves are thought provoking and thoughtful. I enjoyed it so much that I will probably purchase Don't Bite Your Tongue as well. I won this book on Goodreads First Reads giveaway and origina...more
Merle
very interesting. well researched and well written. Dr Nemzoff gives many examples of the different situations in-laws find themselves in and gives advice on how to interpret what the other party might be thinking and how to handle many of these difficult interactions.

This is a great book to help anyone who is a mother or father in law, a sister or brother in law or the daughter or son in law.
Tammy
I received this free book from the good reads giveaways. It is one that makes you look at your own relationships with your in-laws and laugh, or cry, or think the author is talking about you. It was a very good read with some good advise.
Gina Stepp
Helpful advice to help families blend when their children become tied to one another through the in-law (or even the in-love) relationship.
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Ruth Nemzoff, EdD, is the author of Don’t Bite Your Tongue, and a popular speaker on the topic of parenting adult children and family dynamics. Ruth was profiled or interviewed for many national and local papers and radio and television, including The Boston Globe, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Jewish Advocate, and InterFaith Family. She is a resident scholar at Brandeis University's Women's...more
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