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What Underpins Your Relationship with Your Mother-In-Law?

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An opinion piece.

Many stories and tales portray the relationship between a woman and her mother-in-law as an eternal war, when in reality this disagreement is more due to differences in personality and behaviour. 

Statistics from the School of Social Sciences at Fundação Getulio Vargas in Brazil, electronically collected from around 1800 women worldwide, show that the relationship between a woman and her mother-in-law significantly improves by 72% after 10-15 years of marriage. This result suggests that these relationships improve with this understanding of each others' personalities and learning how to deal with their differences. Controversy results from a general, and natural difference in people’s personalities. People also differ in their physiology, behaviour, talents, colours, languages, thought and intellectual abilities; as clarified by the Quran verse: “of His signs is the creation of the heavens and the earth and th.....

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