Holiday Relationship Survival Guide

Holiday Relationship Survival Guide

“Flirt Fearlessly” author Rachel Dealto joins Billy Bush and Kit Hoover on Access Hollywood Live to share her relationship survival guide for the holidays. What are some quick and simple pointers for avoiding holiday blow-ups? How does one handle in-laws who step in to discipline your children? Rachel’s book “Flirt Fearlessly” is in stores now.

time of year but no denying it's also very stressful. Go to the bathroom. Like I do. It was too tight I didn't have time to run. Rachel, hello. We rachel, hello. Welcome back. Good to see you. Great to be here. Last time were you here very high rated segment. It was. Yes. You are back. Way to go. Relationship relationships at the holidays we always laugh about this. Terrible brawl with my father inlaw we had at thanksgiving but I changed mythanksgiving but I changed my, it was my fault. I take blame for it. He's older generation and we should reveer the older generation more in my opinion and take care of them. Yes. I heard about the turkey I definitely think there's a respect issue that has to be honored there. As much as you would like to kind of take charge in your own home, how much do you value the relationship that you have with your wife and the family and that takes precedence. It's a turkey. We have a bunch of quest. Let's go back. Tan why proposed to kim but on her birthday what's the protocol there? It's actually a legal issue so if you give someone a ring foreign engagement, conditional gift. I don't weren't to get too legal mumbo jumbo. This is great kim. She gets to keep it regardless if they break up. Yes. That's a big ring to the not go back. Don't do it on christmas or holiday. Do it on a non-event day and then if the engagement breaks up. That's fantastic. No. This is even better. This is so great. Remember the first wedding. Bruce jenner planned the engagement. Great. She was planning everything. She. Wait. You are meeting the family first time on thanksgiving. What do you bring. You always have to bring something. I don't think completely but be respectful again so pwrn the mom some flowers or plant. Nice point set won't hurt anybody or bottle of wine something small to show you are not selfish and thinking about them inviting you into their home. Bring gift or notch depend on how long you have been together. Don't show up with a tiffany pwrait bracelet dating for three months. Tennis bracelet. You want thereof me. I like this. Keep going. What do you do with the inlaw grandparents who discipline your children at the table. Yes. It goes become to respect. Don't want to be disrespectful at the table but you can absolyou can absolutely set boundary. Step in there and communicate. Let them know that you know what I have got this. It's okay. I understand that this is an issue for you but we are okay with it or whatever they are doing let them know that it's really your place to discipline the children. But you do it how did you do it. Can we have a moment. Things get escalated at the holiday. It's really about the way and tone and inflection you say it. Just saying you know what it's okay we got this then speak to the child there's an issue that you have. Never comes off like that. Did you just do that. My mother will. My mother is way more -- my wife in the beginning not so much liking my mom very out spoken now loves it. Just got tone a point. You have to work it out. She says. My children I won't say. Whack me all the time my mother would be applauding and my father too. I think as wife my mom can do it but don't want to hear from crowley movement she doesn't do it. You go with your family whether right or wrong. Definitely a lead in. Your mother-in-law makes a dish that isn't the grit in the world do you take a bite or say not for michlt not going to kill you. It's close to killing me. Not fully. Survive a fraught bowl take a little bit. She shouldn't bring anything unless asked but you know how people are show one cranberry sauce or whatever else to bring. The dessert. Suck it up. In stores now more information on racial and go to our web site. She's a ratings machine. And we have more after these messages from your local station taxes.