Tue 10-28-97

18 PERCENT OF WIVES WANT MOTHER-IN-LAW TO STOP BUYING HUBBY UNDERWEAR

NEW YORK (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – Here’s something sure to get your panties in a bunch: 18 percent of women don’t want their hubby’s mom to buy him underwear.

That’s according to a new survey conducted by McCall’s magazine, which also shows that 18 percent of wives have major personality clashes with their mother-in-law.

  • 17 percent say they refuse to speak to their husband’s mom.

  • 15 percent of wives say cultural differences cause the biggest battles with their mother-in-law.

  • 14 percent detest their mother-in-law’s unwanted advice.

  • And, finally, 10 percent of wives say their mother-in-law is too permissive with the grandkids. The same percentage also say their mother-in-law is just a little too “close” with sonny.

    CONTACT: June Golden (McCall’s Contact); NYC; (212) 499-1621

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