You’ve finally just got into a nice relationship with someone who cares about you, loves you and accepts you for what you are. A few months past and your partner suddenly says; “I think it’s about time you met my parents”.
The first thing that goes through your mind is; “Where the F… did that come from”. But you care about your partner and you realize that there is no getting out of it.
In the past, we would have said turn to a friend for support, but now we say TURN TO MARY JANE.
According to a recent study, whether you adore your partner’s parents or barely tolerate your in-laws, your rapport with them can have lasting effects on your own romantic relationship. Furthermore, it could even predict your odds of staying together over the long haul.
According to Terri Orbuch, a psychologist and research professor at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research, men that had a close relationship with his wife’s parents, the couple’s risk of divorce decreased by 20%. Women who said they had a close relationship with their husband’s parents saw their risk of divorce decline by 20%. The research was conducted on 373 couple who were newlyweds in 1986 and followed their relationships for over 26 years.
Tips to help you get along with your in-laws and strengthen your relationship with your spouse.
Sure, we can lay on all the mumbo jumbo of getting to know them, knowing your limits, maintaining a careful distance, keeping thing cordial and putting your relationship first…
BUT, c’mon, most of us probably don’t really like our in-laws and pretending to like them isn’t going to help the situation.
So what’s the solution? Smoke some weed. Hell, why not? Even ask them to join you!
Only a couple of months ago Cut video got three parents and their children together and put them in a room to smoke weed together for the first time. The results were amazing…
If this can work for parents and their kids, why can’t it work for you and your in-laws? Apart from its health benefits, marijuana is an excellent ice breaker and can really bring you closer together.
And who knows, it may even help your relationship.
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