Why Your Relationship With Your In-Laws Feels Strained After You Have Kids

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Family drama now feels like a drain on your resources

Before you had children, it wasn’t necessarily a big deal if your in-laws were constantly calling on your spouse to save the day. However, now that you’re parents, you need all hands (and coins) on deck. You tend to be a little less understanding when your partner is unable to focus on home because his folks are always calling on him to settle petty squabbles or borrow money.

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