"No" means "No" and there is no other interpretation to it.
While the family portrait would be incomplete without your in-laws being a part of it, living with them under the same roof may be a lot more challenging.
In a recent appearance on a Chinese variety show, singer-actor Gillian Chung's husband revealed that his parents did not approve of their relationship.
She might have seemed really pleasant when you first met! But if she shows a lot of these signs, you might need to be on your guard!
A scorned wife poisons her husband and her parents-in-law after she got tired of constantly being criticised for her cooking!
At its worst, tension with your in-laws can be harmful for the whole family. To improve your relationship, here are some things to reflect on.
"Unless both the wife and husband do something about it, the mother-in-law will only continue to feed off of their generosity."
"Never turn it into a competition," according to Dr. Mikucki-Enyart. "You both love this man in completely different ways."
Sometimes, your in-laws just want to feel loved... so don't be intimidated by them, they aren't monsters! Well, most of them at least.
Now that the holiday season is here, and the in-laws or other relatives come to visit, these tips on how to deal with the especially difficult ones will be very helpful!
Read on for a very special Mother's Day tribute for the most amazing woman in my life: my mum-in-law!
We give you 5 tips on dealing with monsters-in-laws...