In-Laws

    For many families the topic of in-laws is a lightning rod. As family dynamics get more intense around the holidays, how can couples navigate their relationship with each other’s families?

    President Obama’s mother in law lives in the White House, and it seems like the first family is happy with this arrangement. For many families, though, the topic of in-laws is a lightning rod. As family dynamics get more intense around the holidays, how can couples navigate their relationship with each other’s families? And what about parents and siblings in-law who feel rejected or misunderstood? WHYY’s Behavioral Health reporter Maiken Scott spoke with psychologist Dan Gottlieb:

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