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Father in Law

'Remembrance of a Cool Guy'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 01.05.2017 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

The first time I met Carmine Pikero, the man who would become my father-in-law, he was standing in the parking lot at Stamford (now Trinity) Catholic High School in my hometown of Stamford, Connecticut.

5 Ways to Reduce In-Law Related Anxiety

Erris Langer Klapper | Posted 06.17.2016 | Women
Erris Langer Klapper

I've dipped my big toe into this risky topic pool once before, and am now ready to take the full plunge. Here are five coping mechanisms I've developed, which I'm still laboriously practicing and pledging in writing to continue to rehearse

The Unrules to Dating my Daughters

Mike Reynolds | Posted 12.09.2014 | Parents
Mike Reynolds

I trust that my partner and I raised our daughter to surround herself with good people. She's picked you as one of those people and your role is one of the most important pieces of her life puzzle. To me, that puts you in some pretty exceptional company.

10 Tips For Managing Your In-Laws

Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment

Tips for creating a peaceful relationship with your in-laws.

On the Fence

Jerry Zezima | Posted 10.05.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

I have never believed the old saying that good fences make good neighbors because, really, who wants to live next door to a guy who deals in stolen merchandise?

You Should 'Seriously Think Twice' Before Marrying Someone With Parents Like This

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 07.25.2014 | Divorce

You love him. He loves you. But the love between you and his parents is pretty much non-existent. If this sounds even vaguely familiar, it might b...

The Faithful Shopper: Darling Dads

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 08.12.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Father's Day is Sunday and you're running out of time to make it special! Trust me, the fathers in your life do NOT need another tie, bottle of afters...

5 Easy Ways To Improve In-Law Relations

Next Avenue | Linda Bernstein | Posted 03.13.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Bernstein Tammy says her heart sank when her son, Leo, asked for the family diamond his grandmother had willed...

17 Ways To Improve Your Relationship With Your In-Laws

Posted 06.19.2013 | Weddings

Wedding planning stress is only temporary, but dealing with your difficult in-laws is forever. Your spouse's parents may not be your absolute favo...

5 Things Mother-In-Laws Should Never Do

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Posted 03.11.2013 | Fifty

There's one issue that is the most universal by far.

Mall Santa Makes 'Creepy' Return To Man's Life

Posted 12.08.2012 | Weddings

When Chris Burd of Minnesota sat on Santa's lap in 1998, he never thought he'd see that white-bearded man again. But 13 years later, Burd realized tha...

One Ring

Lawrence D. Elliott | Posted 01.15.2013 | Fifty
Lawrence D. Elliott

The story of what happened the night the family returned home from the hospital after Grandpa Joe's death is quite amazing.

The Last Person You'd Ever Expect To Elope

Bitchless Bride | Posted 12.27.2012 | Weddings
Bitchless Bride

As a wedding planner, I often get asked by my brideys, "Where did YOU get married?" Like somehow, my wedding was the holy grail of weddings, and if they mimic my every move, decision and even my wedding dress, then their wedding will be a huge triumph just like mine.

26 In-Law Horror Stories

Posted 10.18.2012 | Divorce

Have a nitpick-y mother-in-law or a controlling father-in-law? It's best to keep your feelings about them to yourself during marriage. But after d...

Happy Father's Day To My Kids' Granddad (AKA Donald Duck?)

Liz Wallace | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Liz Wallace

As Father's Day approaches, I can't help but find myself thinking about the fathers in my life (I have one father, one stepfather, one father-in-law, and maybe one ex-stepfather out there somewhere), and the fact that my children, as the products of a lesbian family, don't have a dad.

#WorstInLawsEver: Tweeters Share Their Horror Stories

Posted 12.12.2011 | Weddings

Married people can attest to the horrors that their in-laws sometimes pose -- the mother-in-law who nags her son's wife about when she can expect a gr...