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Mothers-in-law can make parenting stressful, survey says

A quarter of mothers think their relationship with their mother-in-law is the most stressful part of being a parent.

A survey of 2,000 mothers by online support group Netmums also suggests that a third of them regularly argue with their partners due to her meddling.

Relationship psychologist Corinne Sweet told Radio 5 live Breakfast that the mother-in-law and daughter-in-law connection is complex.

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Breakfast broadcasts weekdays 0600 to 0900 on Radio 5 live.

  • 06 Oct 2011
  • From the section UK