Tag: mother-in-law

Dear Carolyn: My 80-something mother-in-law makes me atrophied with her incessant attention-seeking, hyper-dramatized conversation hijacking. Amidst her long soliloquies of relating everything you just said to herself, I wither away, uninspired to contribute additional words,…

Dear Carolyn: My husband and I have a baby, and a toddler niece and nephew. My mother-in-law, “Rachel,” is a tough person to handle at times. I am not a doctor and not diagnosing her,…

Dear Carolyn: I have a lovely mother-in-law. She is an amazing grandmother and we can rely on her to do what she says she will do. She can also be selfish and overstep boundaries, and…