I Resented My Husband’s Mother for Spoiling My Children

I learned too late what her love really meant.

The House After She’s Gone

Lynn Marie Houston brings us one man’s moment of vulnerability and one woman’s responding compassion.

A Prayer for My Future Son-In-Law

Adiba Nelson prays that once her job as a parent is done, God will send her daughter a man who will genuinely love her and see her and not her special needs.

Mom’s “Rules for Dating My Son” Are as Bad as Dad’s “Rules for Dating My Daughter”

Do you think this is funny? Why or why not?

We Don’t Have to Hate Our Mothers-in-Law

JJ Vincent wonders why so many men dislike their mothers-in-law, and admits that he actually likes his…even though she doesn’t seem to know he exists.

My Mother-in-Law Rejects What I Cook

Cully Perlman shares his desperate attempt to break his Korean mother-in-law of her old-school eating habits. (You’ll be hungry after reading this.)

Giving Mother-in-Law Good Rap

Our culture unfortunately stresses the stress of relations between the married children and their in-laws.

Heroes and Heroines

Men, could you hold down the fort while your wife braved the storm to rescue a stranded family member?

What Do You Think This Means?

My Mother-in-law just gave me this card for my 48th birthday. It’s a hologram without a caption. Please provide one in the comment section?

Where You Came From

These things don’t always work, says Mother. Where do you think your sister came from?

Military Honors

The military is a family that grieves.

Are Women Hardwired to Compete With Their Mothers-in-Law?

Hugo Schwyzer looks at the role men play in the dynamic between daughter-in-law’s and mother-in-law’s.

Dear John: My Mother-in-Law Is Obsessed With Pedophiles

I’m not ready for my crazy college roommates, my friend is mad I think her husband hit on me, and more from Dear John.