He is trying to make you feel comfortable with the situation since you are the son-in-law. Your lucky he doesn't come off as knowing more than you.meathead1134 said:I ocassionally have my farther inlaw work for me. He knows that I'm the boss and my wife thinks it's kind of funny. He says to me "your the boss what due you want me to do". Funny thing is I'm 26 and he is 50.