Husbands clash with wives, parents cross swords with children,
but the bloodiest battles often involve women and their mothers-in-law.
The war for control of Carlos began the night he proposed,
and Gabrielle had been losing ground to Juanita ever since.
From the prenuptial agreement which she reluctantly signed,
to the selection of wedding music she despised,
the color of the house paint she hadn’t wanted ...
Gabrielle had suffered one defeat after another.
And now that Juanita suspected her daughter-in-law of having an affair,
it had became increasingly apparent that in this war...
Mrs. Solis, I’ll be at the market.
...no prisoners would be taken.
"Thank you, Yao Lin.
I don’t see why you have her.
It’s a big house. I need help.
It’s only called help when you do some of the work yourself.
You pay her $300 a week. That’s $15,000 a year.
Carlos, you always say how you’re not putting away enough for retirement!
You know, baby, it would be a good idea if we cut back on expenses.
You expect me to take care of this place all by myself?
Other women manage...