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Re: DAUGHTERS AND DAUGHTERS IN LAW

I think many of us here could be friends😊 

"If you walk the footsteps of a stranger, you'll learn things you never knew. Can you sing with all the voices of the mountains? can you paint with all the colors of the wind?"
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Re: DAUGHTERS AND DAUGHTERS IN LAW

My son is getting married in about 5 weeks. I'll report back soon! 😂

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Re: DAUGHTERS AND DAUGHTERS IN LAW

Congrats on the soon to be marriage in your family @JFD12 . Enjoy the wedding.

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Re: DAUGHTERS AND DAUGHTERS IN LAW

When my son got married DH and made made a point to be available if they needed or wanted advise, otherwise we kept quiet.

 

We were the same with our DD who is single.

 

Both my kids are intelligent, level-headed and aren't reckless. I trust their judgment to make their own decisions in life.  They know I am here if needed. We can discuss things but I do not butt in their lives. They extend the same courtesy to me.

 

I don't like being told what/what not to do so I don't do it to them.

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Re: DAUGHTERS AND DAUGHTERS IN LAW

I always felt bad for my best friend with the DIL situation.  She tried so hard with that relationship, and while progress was made thru the years, there was still a gap there when she died without warning 2 years ago.