Unannounced Visits

Question My mother-in-law comes to our house unannounced several times a week. After several conversations and many months, I was finally able to convince my husband to ask her to […]

Grandparents and Rules

Question My kids (ages 5 and 7) love their grandparents, and my husband and I want to help foster that relationship. The problem is my parents won’t help enforce our […]

Leave and Cleave

Question My wife and I struggle over the topic of loyalty to each other verses our relationship with each other’s family. I don’t know what to do. She sees my […]

Live-in Father-in-law

Question My wife’s 92-year-old father moved in with us three years ago after his wife died. While it’s a blessing for my father-in-law and my wife, I’m struggling. My selfish […]

Live-in Sister-in-law

Question I’ve been married two years and during that entire time, my husband’s sister has lived with us. She moved in to finish her college degree and is now looking […]

Wanting Children

Question I desperately want to have children. My husband doesn’t want to have children with me. He’s mentioned recently that he’s reluctant because he doesn’t feel my mother cares about […]

Chatty Husband

Question Whenever my husband talks to his family on the phone or in person, he tells them too many things. I have spoken to my husband about this and he […]

Family Racism

Question I am in an interracial marriage, and we have just been blessed with a baby. My problem is my wife’s family was trying to separate us, and now they […]

Unbalanced Family Time

Question My husband goes out of his way to spend time with his family—he even admits he’ll stop everything to be with them. When it comes to seeing my family, […]

Close Mother-in-law

Question My wife and I have been married three years, and we live a couple hundred miles from our parents. She talks to her mom every day on the phone, […]