"When My Mother-in-Law Decided, 'It's Settled, We'll Use Your Savings': I Found My Voice and Changed Our Lives"

“When My Mother-in-Law Decided, ‘It’s Settled, We’ll Use Your Savings’: I Found My Voice and Changed Our Lives”

At 22, I, Aria, thought marrying Christian was my fairy tale come true. We had a whirlwind romance and married after a year of dating, soon moving in with his parents to save money. However, living with his family proved more challenging than I anticipated, especially when financial decisions started to overshadow my own voice. This is the story of how a significant confrontation led to unexpected growth and empowerment for both Christian and me.