Parents of Grown Offspring (POGO) offers constructive, supportive strategies for family issues.
Nothing seems more prevalent—or galling—to parents of grown offspring than the difficult daughter-in-law. To kick off our sometime series on this topic, here’s a piece on the origins of this baffling, divisive, and sometimes gratuitously mean individual. The Difficult Daughter-in-Law: What's Her Problem?
This issue’s thorny situation revolves around a new kind of triangle: a daughter, her father, and her dumped boyfriend. See The Ex-Boyfriend Wants Me as an Ally and think about what you would do—if anything—to influence the outcome. Our panel has its own views on the subject.
Finally, we are providing a link to Jay-Z’s deeply felt rap song, Adnis. Now a father himself, Jay-Z swings between bitterness over and forgiveness toward his absentee father. A moody black and white video with Mahershala Ali and Danny Glover accompanies the song.
Hope you have a wonderful Valentine’s Day!