Dr. Benzion Sorotzkin, Psy. D.

Over-Involvement by In-Laws: Recipe for Disaster

Jun 28, 2020 | Articles, Parenting

Rabbonim and marriage counselors who deal with matrimonial issues report that the over-involvement of parents and in-laws in the lives of their married children is a frequent cause of marital conflict. Even when this over-involvement is not the actual cause of the contention, it will exacerbate it. The nature and degree of over-involvement (and the resulting damage) varies greatly from one case to the other, from mild intrusiveness to attempts at total control.

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