Do you ever feel like your marriage and your family are not your own, but instead just an extension of one or both sets of your parents? Are they calling the shots for your holiday plans, your schedules, and maybe even how you’re raising your kids? Maybe they just really struggle with accepting a no, so you’ve just found it was easier to go along to get along.
Well, this isn’t how it’s supposed to be and we’re going to shed some light on boundaries with the in-laws today! Listen in for some boundary definitions, potential red flags, examples, and some practical tips to start having in-law relationships that you can enjoy.
Here’s what you can learn today:
- What a boundary is
- Red flags to know if you’re lacking them in your marriage
- When to bring in outside help
- Common examples and practical boundary responses
And these valuable questions to help you work together to put boundaries in place:
- Identify the issue: What do we have a problem with exactly?
- Make a decision: What are we willing to tolerate or not?
- What will we say and who will communicate it, and how?
Get started on protecting your marriage in a loving way today!