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Daughter-in-law Vs. Son-in-Law

…and then, the daughter got married.

In an Indian middle class family, you often see a stark difference between how a daughter-in-law and a son-in-law is treated. 235 more words


Breaking the Barrier | Part 2 of 2

Read part 1 of this post here.

Much of the behaviour – right until the attitude – portrayed by the Mother-in-Law is predominantly influenced by the family set-up her son has grown in. 1,042 more words

My Trails

Mindful Gratitude

I have a birthday coming up and I have been reviewing my life. If I died tomorrow, what would be left unfinished, especially when it comes to matters of the heart? 529 more words


Taking Up Another's Offense

I feel so privileged and humbled when a woman entrusts me with her MIL/DIL story. This warm, Spring afternoon was no exception. Avery traded seats with me so that I could enjoy a gorgeous view of the mountains of the Pacific Coast Range. 1,142 more words


Self-fulfilling Prophecies?

Ever heard of Bob Rosenthal? He is a Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Riverside. His interests include self-fulfilling prophecies, which he explored in a well-known study of the Pygmalion Effect: the effect of teachers’ expectations on students. 416 more words


Is Your MIL an Only Child?

Here’s a “look-see” into another factor that influences “Why people are the way they are” and “Why people do the things they do”.
Kiera and I had just sat down to a fabulous “I just threw a few things together” lunch on the back deck of her home on the river. 762 more words



Well, another year in the past. 2014 saw some changes is our household, the biggest being that our youngest son married and we gained a daughter-in-law.  565 more words