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Dealing with Holiday Conflicts (and Satisfying Your In-Laws)

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Family eating Chirstmas dinner

Involve Your In-Laws in Your Traditions


It's not always easy to get everyone to play together nicely. For instance, some in-laws want to be included in every party and get angry if they're excluded; others just have very different styles of entertaining. Nonetheless, set aside some time for a ritual or two. Your rituals may be small and charming, like an hour of caroling or a evening of hot chocolate and cookies.

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Excerpted from The Complete Idiot's Guide to Dealing with In-Laws © 1998 by Laurie E. Rozakis, Ph.D. All rights reserved including the right of reproduction in whole or in part in any form. Used by arrangement with Alpha Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc.

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