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Updated on October 10, 2008

For Indian newly married women – 21 ways to face In-Law's


After a grand wedding, the time will come every girl to give bid off to their family, and has to enter in to new family where she got married.

It will be very sensitive for a girl to face all the situations at In-Laws place.

Here a some tips to face especially Mother-In-Law as the daughter-In-Law will be monitored always what ever she does.

  1. Get up early morning at least by 6' Clock.
  2. Finish your bath with in no time and get ready. So as to avoid such comments like - abbaaa. This girl takes too much time to get ready.
  3. Foremost thing is you should mentally prepare to work at your In-Laws'-place. Never ever don't feel lazy to do any thing.
  4. Help your mother In-Law in preparing coffee/ Tea/break fast, or you take over the charge of doing that.
  5. Do wash your cloths soon after bath. Don't keep pending, put the cloths in hot water by adding surf, and keep it ready for servant maid to wash.
  6. Bring all utensils in side that were washed by servant maid and arrange those in the kitchen.
  7. Cut the vegetables and help your mother-In-Law in cooking.
  8. Meanwhile serve the Tiffin to your hubby and father-In-Law.
  9. Make arrangements for lunch/dinner by bringing all required dishes from kitchen.
  10. Don't ever never starve your self being you are new to home.Have food properly. If you don't get break fast have one more time milk/coffee/Tiffin/ corn flakes. Ask your husband to bring the biscuits so as to have it as evening snack if anything is not available.
  11. Wear new dresses morning one and evening. Always you should look fresh.
  12. Be brave, if necessary you should be able to do all the outside works also.
  13. Don't be short tempered. Do observe the situation accordingly and react. Otherwise you will be stamped as "Short tempered" immediately.
  14. Be prepared to face some tantrums.
  15. If anybody behaves against your wish, Please don't react immediately, If you can think of for a while, one time will come where you can express your likes and dislikes to them.
  16. One more important thing please doesn't behave in such a way that, your husband feels that my wife will never take care of my parents.
  17. If you are working please don't quit your job.
  18. Don't spend too much money unnecessarily on anything.
  19. Don't inculcate habit, that you bring every thing to every body at your in-Law's place. The fact is they are capable of getting everything what ever they want.
  20. Don't never ever close your bedroom door harshly before your In-Law's.
  21. Last but not least win the confidence of your husband.


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      Parveen Shah 20 months ago

      Many of the points seem rubbish and biased

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      Deep 2 years ago

      Stupid article

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      varsha 2 years ago

      Nice arrival..... but its really tough work to ur in laws happy

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      nehal 2 years ago

      I agree... dis article isa bunch of rubbish.... it makes marriage seem like some sort of 'bonded slavery'.... according 2 dis d poor girl should only strive to keep her in laws happy... widout caring 4herself...

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      mansi 4 years ago

      idiotic article..marriage doent mean should always maintain self respect and confidence.there is a llimit for being nice and physical strian, beyond a point one should be confident to say NO. girls are not born to be slave like that, have amount of hard work can ever make in laws happy.

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      Isa 5 years ago

      Very Superb .. Really all points are worthy...

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      Ruhi 5 years ago

      Its awesum... It's very true at d same time as ... Indians need to do all these things for their in laws but whatever we ppl do our in laws are lk bullshit they.....r... Lyk.... Bt its a gud one n we must follow not all but al least most of them...

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      MINAL 5 years ago


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      neha 5 years ago

      harsh reality but true.. this is how life is for any girl married into the great indian traditional family..and the fact is no matter how much thye work hard or care for the inlaws they never consider them equal to their son..

      also to top it all the son believes them ONLY .. :(

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      Radhika 5 years ago

      Its Really a good tips good to the girl who is entering into a family, if v used to do this, sure ur marriage life will be heaven. I promise u

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      lali 5 years ago

      call me 9950732947

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      Seema 5 years ago

      nice article..... remember point #22 if u working pls don't quit the job.

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      priyanka soni 6 years ago

      very gud article,i m very impressed,gudjob.plz be continu

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      diya 6 years ago

      Nice article

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      sakshi 6 years ago

      I agree to all the points but from where she should bring so much energy to serve all and as well as job ?

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      Rich 6 years ago

      A newly married girl has to do this? She'll be trying so hard to get accepted... :) Wow!!!! LOL....

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      anwar 6 years ago

      very nice... please do post some good articles like this

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      Puni 6 years ago

      Nice article if u believe in it.

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      BK 6 years ago

      Coming coming... I am sorry.

      For everyone else

      Point number 22

      22. If you are working. Please don't quit your job.


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      Ria 6 years ago

      BK where's dinner??

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      BK 6 years ago

      Very helpful. I am trying my best.

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      Manoo 6 years ago

      I got married. bale bale bale... Finally. Phew. Life is a struggle. We shall overcome.

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      NehaShankar 7 years ago


      The tips are like starter to the newly married brides, how you be with that family that depends on the individual. I am sure these tips will definitly work out for the middle class people. will get to know out of experience. The aim of this article is that, a newly married girl should not get worried for the petty things in her life, if you are little bit conscious in small thigs, the impression will be some thing different.

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      riya 7 years ago

      athis is very good article.....

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      vanshita 7 years ago


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      avanti 7 years ago

      stupid article.... its portraying marriage as if that poor girl is getting in some kind of prison.... "she just has to be with them like a family"... that's it... and not like newly recruited SLAVE...

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      cocklike22 8 years ago

      iam gigolo but only money

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      Lena 8 years ago

      Are you kidding me??

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