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Narrator Rosanne Rubio has a wise, mature voice which lends a sense of gentle authority to this audiobook on the complex dynamics of the relationships between wives and their mothers-in-law. Relationship expert Ellie Slott Fisher examines the insecurities and jealousy that can occur on both sides, and she offers clear, practical solutions to help women cope by establishing boundaries and setting appropriate behavior. Rubio's reassuring and conversational tone will soothe anxious listeners and overcome any defensiveness, helping them make sense of this sensitive situation.

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There's nothing to worry about - you're not losing a son and you don't have to be gaining a rivlal.

For a mother who’s accustomed to having been number one in her son’s life, the arrival of a girlfriend, fiancé, or wife can be a complicated, confusing, and emotionally challenging event. Likewise, coexisting harmoniously with the mother of her partner can be an overwhelming challenge for any woman. Sons, often caught in the middle, are sometimes understandably reluctant to take sides.

©2010 Ellie Slott Fisher (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

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found the advice to be right on.

This is a fun, practical book that is perfect for any MIL (mother-in-law), someone about to become a MIL or really any mom with adult children. This book addresses many serious and potentially problematic issues in a lighthearted way.