I've fallen for my ma-in-law

Jul 27, 2012, 06:27 IST | Dear Diana

Dear Diana, I am a 31-year-old guy who got married last year. Our married life is going great.

The only glitch is from my side. I’m in love with my wife’s mother. She looks much younger than her age. I know this sounds bizarre but trust me, she is one heck of a woman! Unlike my wife, she’s a career-oriented person with a global perspective. My wife, on the contrary, is homely and can’t even hold an intellectual conversation for long. I don’t know what to do with my attraction towards my ma-in-law but I somehow keep myself under restraint in her presence by not saying anything stupid.
— Adrian

Illustration/ Satish Acharya

Dear Adrian,
Have you gone nuts? Are you crazy? I guess you are crazy in love with your mother-in-law! Think of how your wife will react to all this? And also how it will affect her relationship with her mother. You are on a fantasy trip. It is better you keep your feelings to yourself and leave your wife’s mother alone. If you are prepared to face the consequences talk to both your wife and mother-in-law, tell them how you really feel, and then it is up to you to deal with it. 

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