Why Is It Troubling To Get Along With Mother In Law?Why do our mothers-in-law don’t accept us? The fight begins with this question. Why I acceptance so hard and inclusion so impossible. We as daughters in law always try to fit in and make someplace in our in-law’s heart but it seldom happens. The majority of women report tension in their relationship with their mother-in-law. This sad situation got me thinking about the stereotypical mother-in-law/daughter-in-law relationship. Why do they find it so hard to accept us? Why do they create problems and while I was thinking about these pondering thoughts, I came out with few possibilities, which you might resonate with.
9 possible reasons that stop your mother in law to get along with youThere could be many reasons why in-law relationships are so legendary difficult to manage but if you look closely it really is a game of setting boundaries and meeting expectations. The whole game starts when a daughter in law enters her in-law’s house with some pre-conceived notions and she meets reality and it hits her harder than anything else. Why is it troubling to get along with mother in law? Wasn’t she prepared for this day, the day when someone else will enter her son’s life, the day when someone else will enter her house? Wasn’t she ready for it? Everyone knows this, rather waits for this day, then what happens to her, god knows. Here are a few possible reasons she finds it difficult to gel with you:
|2.) Differing expectations|
|3.) You are probably not her choice|
|4.) You belong to a different caste or religion|
|5.) Jealousy and competitiveness|
|6.) You win hearts easily|
|7.) You are talented|
|8.) Too quick to judge|
|9.) Narrow mindedness|
Priyanka Nair is the author of 26 Days 26 Ways for a Happier you and Ardhaviram. An NLP practitioner and Founder of Sanity Daily, helping you prioritize your mental health. Let’s build a happy community.