If instead you are choosing to indulge people because you’re afraid to upset them or want to win them over, then here’s what happens: You’re going to gauge your behavior on getting a specific response from others — and you will pay more attention to giving them what they want than to how much of yourself you’re compromising to achieve that end.
This could be due to the fact that more women over the age of 30 are having children and more are using fertility drugs and assisted reproductive technology, both of which increase the likelihood of multiple gestation.Connecticut and New Jersey follow with 4.2 twins per every 100 births.Researchers hypothesize that more multiple births occur in "affluent towns outside of Boston" because of a higher concentration of wealthier women who have pursued careers.My mother-in-law and I have always been on shaky footing, and now I’m fighting jealousy over someone who isn’t even dating into the family! I don’t want to be mad at my sister, but she’s making me crazy! Trying to manage the behavior of these two adults will only risk further strain with your in-laws.Focus on your spouse, focus on your relationship with your mother-in-law, and (only! Dear Carolyn: What’s so wrong with being a pleaser?
These women are more likely to attempt to have children at a later age and seek reproductive assistance.