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In-laws. Outlaws. Sibling rivalries rekindled. Family doesn’t have to spell “trouble.” We have much to continually learn from our relatives.

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Your Real Family

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Leaving and Cleaving

Leaving and Cleaving

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Reconciliation: Pursuing Grace-Drenched Relationships

Reconciliation: Pursuing Grace-Drenched Relationships

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Our editors have compiled the best on Extended Family topics from the archives. Here you'll find fresh, relevant, and honest articles that makes Today's Christian Woman a mentor to thousands of women.

Back from the Brink: Divided Loyalties

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He couldn't please both his wife and his parents. Did their marriage have a chance?
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What can you do when you're caught in a tug-of-war between your spouse and your parents? Read how one couple learned to leave and cleave.
Sandwich Generation

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How to be a parental caregiver and still keep your marriage strong.
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Raising your own kids and caring for your parents? These insights will help you safeguard your own emotional health and your marriage.
Boundaries for In-laws

Boundaries for In-laws

Establishing rules to protect your marriage
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Difficult in-laws can cause major conflicts for newly married couples. These insights from Boundaries author John Townsend will help you protect your marriage.

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