From building rapport with each family member to finding a right balance in relationships, it is important for brides-to-be to do their homework well before to adjust in the new family like a pro, says an expert. Meha Bhargava, founder and CEO of image consulting company Styl.Inc, shares tips to help a bride adjust in a new family:
A girl needs to do her homework well and research on the family members she shall be staying with. Understanding their likes and dislikes to break the ice with them is the key to make a place in everyone’s lives.
Adapting, not adjusting:
The art of entering a new home and making a place in the hearts of others is through adapting and taking out time to know nature and temperament of all the family members.
A new bride should create a good rapport with her mother-in-law, because if she is happy then a bride would have the best of experience and shall enjoy smooth sailing.
Value their values:
Every home has a set of rules and values that each member abides by and as a duty, even the new bride should respect the values and customs of the new culture whilst maintaining respect for her own.
Be less judgmental:
One should not be too quick to judge the family members. A girl has just not married the man, but more than likely married the family. She needs to have an open mind where she does not jump to conclusions and judge the members.
Be more compassionate: