Do your in-laws threaten your marriage or invade your relationship?
On this reverse-interview episode with Michael and Elizabeth from the Marriage Talks Podcast, Lindsey shares her own story of family-member-drama as well as her perspective on what it means to deal with difficult in-laws as a Christian man or woman.
Genesis 2:24 says, “Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.”
This isn’t an easy thing to do – especially when family members are unwilling to be a part of the leave and cleave process.
A husband and a wife have behavioral, experiential and moral differences based on how they were raised. They are two sinners coming together and trying to make a godly relationship work. In order to have a healthy marriage, it is important to fight for healthy in-law relationships by showing the love of Christ.
When healing in-law relationships, Lindsey talks about focusing on side-by-side relationship builders, living the relationship out on your own rather than through your spouse, seeking humility and laying down your pride, watching your words and voicing expectations.
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Lindsey Maestas is the host of The Living Easy Podcast and discusses faith, truth and relationships while never shying away from the hard and uncomfortable topics.
Lindsey has two mottos: ‘You Are More Than Your Mess’ and ‘Nothing Changes if Nothing Changes’ and she speaks to moms, wives and girls about how to pursue righteousness and true joy while making real, lasting changes.
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