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MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Are Our Spouse’s Family Called “In-Laws”?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Are Our Spouse’s Family Called “In-Laws”?

The other day, as I was trying to describe to someone the difference between my current & past mothers-in-law, I began to wonder: “why do we call our spouse’s relatives ‘in-laws’ in the first place?” It’d be easy to assume that it’s because your spouse’s family members are related to you by law, not by…Read More