Answer: So many families find themselves in this situation and it’s never an easy one to negotiate.
It’s not too late to discuss ground rules. There’s tension in the house and that’s not good for any of you.
You and your husband need to have a talk with them. I gather they’re not pulling their weight and that is something they could do, like helping out with jobs around the house. They must have financial worries but you are just looking for some practical support from them.
Remember, this is no picnic for them either. Self-esteem and morale are low. It’s time to talk!
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