MATRILOCAL

describes the situation in which a couple or partnership lives in close proximity to the wife's mother. There are some cultures where this is the norm.

MATRILOCAL: "In some cultures, it is considered the 'norm' to, once married, live within range of the wife's mother, this is living matrilocal."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MATRILOCAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/matrilocal/ (accessed May 16, 2020).
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