” You also don’t want to say, “When you said that you were really saying I was a bad cook.” Both of these versions are confrontational and will cause conflict.
The exact sentence construction developed for just this situation when said in a casual tone of voice will stop the conflict and get your mother-in-law to take back the insult in a way that other sentences will not.
When you call her on it she will probably admit that you aren’t a bad cook.
She may even tell you she was in a bad mood and didn’t mean anything by it. The third in-law is a woman sometimes referred to as the monster-in-law.
They have been modified slightly to work with controlling in-laws. In the following scenario, a mother-in-law is pretending to help her daughter-in-law but is really trying to get her to do things her way.
The daughter feels that what her mother-in-law is implying is that she is not a very good cook.
But before you learn how to stop the negative behaviors of your in-law, let’s take a quick look at why they behave the way they do. Although there are benefits, those who use control over others end up paying a high price.
When an in-law tries to get you to live life according to their beliefs, here is the unspoken but very important rule that they are breaking.Here are a few of the temptations controlling in-laws find so hard to resist: 1. Some in-laws control indirectly and some do it in very obvious ways.