(Closed) How to get to know future parents in law when they are half a world away?

posted 7 years ago in Family
Post # 3
14494 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

You should take the time to hand write them a letter, a letter is so much more personal then an email and people really like getting mail. 

Post # 4
2554 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I was going to say the same thing as @tksjewelry said. Write them a letter! Getting a letter in the mail is very special. I know you mentioned you’ve said hi on Skype a few times but maybe sit there with your Fiance while he’s on there with him and you may get more used to them and talk more.

Post # 6
4046 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

Maybe you can set up a regular time to skype? Like every sunday evening or every other sunday so you can stay in touch. There is also connectng on facebook. Sharing everyday little events will make you feel closer.

Post # 7
1723 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

my In laws are also half a world away. I call them often, ( probbaly once every 2 weeks, 3 ) I skyped with mother in law a few times.. and I also FB my Sister in law from time to time. It works for us, and its  not on a daily basis kind of thing – it helps and they appreciate it!

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