We know some kind, generous, godly grandmothers and grandfathers who would do anything to help their adult sons and daughters, their mates and their grandchildren. Yet they ignore them and some even forbid contact with their children. Other relationships are only strained.
Why? What am I not aware of? Not understanding? Why are there mother-in-law jokes?
There is no way for me to ever identify you, so you are free to respond with honestly to the questions below. Educate me. Proverbs 18:17 says there are two sides to every story. Since I am 76 years of age, the survey below is my attempt to listen to those having difficult with their parents or in-laws. Please select the response(s) that most accurately expresses your situation.