For some of us our relationships with our parents and in-laws is relatively easy. For others it can be an absolute nightmare. No matter which end of the spectrum you find yourself, it’s important to learn how to communicate with family in a productive way. Listen to today’s episode to learn how to create better relationships in your family life.

In this episode we discuss relationship advice topics that include:

  • How to communicate with your partner when you have an issue with their parents
  • Learn how to create and communicate boundaries with parents and in-laws
  • What to do if you can’t stand your in-laws
  • How to communicate with your partner about extended family issues to create a better primary relationship
  • And much more!

Diane Barth is a clinical social work psychotherapist in private practice in NYC where she also teaches and consults with other therapists. Besides her own books, she has written numerous articles and chapters in books. Her popular blog for Psychology Today called ‘Off the Couch’ which explores issues of self-awareness, self-esteem, and relationships. Her most recent book is I KNOW HOW YOU FEEL: The joy and heartbreak of friendship in women’s lives.

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