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I Am a Good Daughter In Law

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    Too Young To Be Having This Issue

    I am gettin engaged next month and after dating my boyfriend for two months because of long distance we're making that commitment. My mother in law is his only parent and she feels the need to not give her opinion but TELL us everything that she wants her way. We are of...
    kathy3208024 kathy3208024 22-25, F Jan 24, 2013

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    Patience, Respect, Acceptance, Determination,resilience, Love

    I love my husband. I didn't like his family but I respected them because he loved them even though he often complained about them. Mother in laws never win favor by their daughter in laws because they are not like their own mothers. I didn't like mine eathier, but I loved my...
    chaus chaus 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 19, 2008

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    Not Fair

    I recently married a wonderful man, let me start with that. He has been married before, more than once, and it seems for that reason I am not accepted by his family. I tried in the beginning to connect with his Mother, trying to make her feel secure, I am very family oriented...
    soulhealer222 soulhealer222 46-50 1 Response Mar 23, 2011

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    Inlaws

    I have inlaws that hats me and my kids.they put my kids down call them names insult them m.they favorite my brother inlaws baby like she is the best but my children they call names they call me names they say I took my husband away from them how do I let this go and what should I...
    oliverso oliverso 26-30 Oct 2, 2012

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    Hmm???

    What does it take to be a Good Daughter in Law? RIght now my MIL is sitting on my couch hogging the living room AGAIN 6 days in a row? She's been there for days. She was supposed to leave today but did she? Nope? Of course not why would she when she can watch cable TV ALL DAY...
    missing missing 21-25, F Apr 23, 2008

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    Photograph

    An 8x10 photo of my mother in law is a part of my family room decor along with a photo of my own mother. She is my husband's mother and my husband deserves to have his family as part of our decor too. Our marriage encompasses both families, where we came from and who we are...
    chaus chaus 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 28, 2008

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    It is not so that I hate my mother in law because she in my mother in law. No, no, no. I hate her because she is a bad person. At the begining I wanted to be a friend of hers, but...
    emikolic emikolic 26-30, F Jul 3

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    I was unfortunate enough to land myself in a house that includes not only my husband but along with my in laws, sister in law, her husband, and two kids. Everyone knows and can...
    destinii3 destinii3 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    My mother in law is the most annoying person in the world. She drinks like a fish. She smokes like a factory, and somehow she hasn't dropped dead yet. I'm one of her two sons in...
    TheDrunkDuck TheDrunkDuck 36-40, M 6 Responses Jul 3

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    I'm not sure if I'll ever be able to forgive her. Ate first, when I met her, I thought for sure that I wouldn't have typical awful MIL; but I was wrong. Her snide comments and...
    cfern823 cfern823 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I'm not sure if I'll ever be able to forgive her. At first, when I met her, I thought for sure that I wouldn't have typical awful MIL; but I was wrong. Her snide comments and back...
    cfern823 cfern823 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    In 2008 my Mother in law lost h husband . I tried helping her through his illness and after his death and things were ok.I had never had bad feelings toward her in the past,as a...
    helpless69 helpless69 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I wasn't able to carry a baby to full term so when my sister called me 3 days after her daughter's 12th birthday I jumped at the chance to take my niece into our home. We had just...
    Megit Megit 56-60, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I began dating my wife in October 2012 and met my in-laws in November of that year. My father in law is a celebrity in Mexico and Internationally. The family of my wife while we...
    Poitiers5 Poitiers5 22-25, M Jun 25

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    I had to follow their “Advise,” because my wife would not do anything that would contradict their wishes. a) Living on a budget, I attempted to teach my wife how to manage the...
    Poitiers5 Poitiers5 22-25, M Jun 25

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    Another great article: Narcissistic Mother-in-Law Breaks Up Marriages http://thenarcissistinyourlife.com/narcissistic-mother-in-law-breaks-up-marriages/ The article says when...
    BoundariesSet BoundariesSet 46-50 2 Responses Jul 9

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    People suffer from personal injuries every single day. Whether it is at home or in the grocery store, you can be a victim any day. However, in order to get compensated for your...
    neinsteinassociates neinsteinassociates 26-30, M Jul 7

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    I feel like she is haunting me from the grave! The grave of get out of our life! We told my MIL she was to no longer contact us at all period. She told us our son was a mistake...
    snowbabe3 snowbabe3 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 4

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    It really hurts being parted from my daughter. But I wouldn’t trade those feelings for the world. Yes, no one likes divorce. The problems between my ex are our own, and not my...
    Sparrowhawk1161 Sparrowhawk1161 51-55, M Jun 29

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    Lawyer Vacancy There was a job opening in the country's most prestigious law firm and it finally comes down to Robert and Paul. Both graduated magna *** laude from law school...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses Jul 7

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    Hi all. I am new here and for the last 3 years my mil has been a nightmare! From day one she has been telling my fiancé ridiculous things about me. She tries to convince him that...
    areyna88 areyna88 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    It's been a little more than a year since I married my husband and I am fed up with his family, especially his sister. I live with my in laws, my sister in law, her husband, and...
    destinii3 destinii3 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm married to the love of my life (I thought he was) for almost 3 years now. We worked hard and bought a tiny apartment for us to live together after we got married. Unfortunately...
    lilieme lilieme 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    My MIL is not a bad person, but she says and does things that get to me. My husband and I are from two different cultures, with people from his culture being more direct and...
    luigisprincess luigisprincess 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I born to atheist parents, and although their upbringing was not always amazing by my standards, they have tolerated my freedom to a great degree, and actually they have done their...
    monty1212 monty1212 26-30, F Jul 16

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    Once a daughter complained to her father that her life was miserable and full of problems😿.. She was tired of fighting and struggling all the time.... It seemed just as one...
    Aryg Aryg 36-40, F 6 Responses Jun 27

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    My daughter really surprised me the other day. She comes home and says that she has something for me. I'm thinking it's something bad or that she wants something in return. She...
    455cargirl 455cargirl 36-40, F 15 Responses Jul 13

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    I believe in my ability to parent my daughter and teach her all the things a mother is supposed to teach her daughter. My concern is the possibility of daddy issues later. As of...
    ah2013 ah2013 22-25, F 2 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I only have one thing to say. I wish my sister's "husband" would die. I never liked him. My family hates him, I mean everybody. He's rude, he's disrespectful, he treats people...
    DiamondInTheSkye DiamondInTheSkye 18-21, F Jun 29

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    Common law if at all. Too old. Too bisexual. Too ethical. Too respectful of matrimony. Sigh. Good but a wait. Lmao.
    converted converted 46-50, M Jul 13

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    Yesterday started well, shockingly my partner seemed like the pains weren't too bad and she seemed brighter. Then everything changed in a few minutes. My daughter woke up with her...
    Lightandshadows Lightandshadows 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    History Of Lawyers Why God Created Lawyers Satan was complaining bitterly to God, "You made the world so that it was not fair, and you made it so that most people would have to...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 1

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    goodbye old house that i moved into when i was 6 where you shared my smiles and tears goodbye to the dining room, where dinners full of delciousness and discussions of life and...
    jeweldoggy jeweldoggy 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    My brother was murdered 14 years ago. I couldn't save him and I didn't get to say goodbye. I've never been the same since.
    IFeelFictional IFeelFictional 31-35, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    So good morning my fellow epers.
    mrmarine mrmarine 46-50, M 1 hr ago

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    If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don't be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning 'Good morning' at total strangers...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 1 Response 57 mins ago

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    Seen this woman at the store at the cashier with her daughter(she looked embarrassed) just putting her on display for everyone to see. sounds like she was trying to auction her off...
    coolcalv coolcalv 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    I am afraid that my daugter may think that I have failed her...as far as picking a father for her, I met her father and I was drunk in hills for him, I thought he an I were good...
    CAMBRIA22 CAMBRIA22 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    A gang of robbers broke into a lawyer's club by mistake. The old legal lions gave them a fight for their life and their money. The gang was very happy to escape. "It ain't so bad...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 10

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    I Lost My Daughter As we near the 10 year mark I struggle more now than ever. For years I asked if I had healed. I had no clue. After many years I thought "well, enough time has...
    FindingMySong FindingMySong 46-50, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Karl, who is going out with a dancer who had two kids. One of the kids was bad, at least according to Karl. The daughter was the one who was bad, she was 13 and kept going out on...
    Colemanus Colemanus 36-40, M 15 hrs ago

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    Believe it or not but I rarely get in trouble. I'm not the type who gets drunk for fun. I don't do one night stands. I don't get involved with men who are already in relationships...
    WintersSoldier WintersSoldier 18-21, F Jun 26

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    And yesterday. I got all the crap for my daughters birthday bought, done. Hung out with my best friend of 21 years. Went swimming. (First time all summer...it was so good). Today...
    ZombieBaitMaiden ZombieBaitMaiden 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    My father was killed. I only have a mother, and a stepfather. I am a daughter, going about daughterly duties sometimes. My mother and I are not friends.
    Silfverberg Silfverberg 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    I am a daughter. of more than one person. Not a daughter of a mother and a father, but of two mothers and a father. The one who I call Mom and Mommy is the one I grew up with, the...
    mandarin125 mandarin125 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    My 20 year old daughter has moved in with her dad. He and I recently separated after 23 years of marriage. He is a dry drunk and generally unhappy toxic person. I just couldn't...
    marlaynas marlaynas 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 8

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