You would never fully embrace responsibility unless you have no one else to run to all the time. You get to find a solution for every problem without relying on others.

Living with in-laws

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Even if you and your partner have your own room, you’re still not totally free to express yourself. You can’t wear just ANY outfit you’re comfortable in, because you’d have to be a little more demure to avoid disapproving looks from your in-laws.

1. Privacy issues

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If you are living with your parents/s-in-law, you are expected to honor their authority, being the elders. Thus, even if it’s your own house, it would be hard to make family decisions.

2. Authority clash

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You and your spouse have come from different backgrounds. You may have lived in the same place or gone to the same college, but there would always be differences.

3. Culture differences

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Now, imagine living with more others like him/her. You won’t always be so sure to be living in harmony under the same roof.

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Of course, you are expected to contribute to the monthly or weekly budget. However, since you are not in control of the household expenses, it’s hard to save for your own family.

4. Financial matters

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Aside from parenting intervention, you should watch out for the kind of influence that your in-laws could have on your children. Good thing if you have in-laws who have good moral values.

5. Unfiltered child influences

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