Do you feel you need to amend your relationship with your mother-in law? How do you go about it? Ladies can agree that it is a difficult stage in life when getting married and they have to spend the rest of their lives living with a new family. The day is approaching, that special day of every couple relationship in which you have to meet your in-laws.
And surely you’re terrified because you’ve heard all sorts of gruesome stories with evil mothers- in- law as protagonists. Do not listen to those myths that surround mothers-in-law. Surely your mother-in-law is a charming being and what you need is for her to think the same of you.
People have different set of beliefs and way of life. We have had instances where mothers-in-law make life unbearable for their sons’ wives but there are several things you can do to make sure things between the two of you are smooth. We do not have to give in to the pressure of trying too hard to please them. Below are a few things you can easily make amends with your mother-in-law:
As a lady being wecomed into a new family, it would be important to first earn her trust. Value the decisions and advice she gives you. The honest truth is that there is no perfect family. Almost all families have clashes and disagreements, ensure that you discuss them out and come up with a solution better for your relationship with her and your husband. Always consider that she is wiser and older than you.
Be a Proactive listener
Communication in every relationship plays quite a key role. Ensure that your Mother-in-law and you can get involved in any conversation;be it something that is nagging you or a situation you wished to be handled in a certain way. It will help you get along better with her and create stronger bonds that are good in making your relationship flourish.
Have a Positive Attitude
Whether you like it or not, your Mother-in-law shall remain your MOTHER. She might not be like your biological mother, but how about you treated as though she’s your own blood. You love your Husband and it would be bed to try be the one breaking their bond. Would you be okay if your husband did that to you?
Do not approach your mother-in-law with negative thoughts concerning mothers-in-law. Be free and ask how things are done. Do not try to compete with her because this will bring out negativity. Be happy, do not appear gloomy every time you come across her. Maintain a smiling and friendly face.