The Passive Aggressive “Mother-in-Law”
Written by Ms. Meniscus on December 30, 2008
First, your boyfriend needs to stand up to his mother and put a stop to her shenanigans. Do NOT take this challenge on yourself — doing so would simply welcome her to drive a wedge in your relationship and cause even more problems.
Second, stay firm: his mother needs to learn to respect your decisions (acceding to her wishes will only teach her that she can, indeed, get her way if she’s persistent enough).