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I Am a Good Daughter In Law

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 18-21, 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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    As a wheel is circular, so it goes around in circles; my in laws fit this pattern. It was so interesting to hear my husband say to me yesterday that his sister, toxic, b**** sister...
    ZolaJam ZolaJam 26-30, F 3 Responses May 12

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    My mother-in-law and Father-in-law owned 120 acre farm. The barn was pretty fantastic. It was 3 stories with an elevator up the middle. My sister-in-law lived in the older farm...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Through the yrs my Mother-in-law has done some pretty nasty things. But it seems like as the years go by the level of her nastiness comes to light more and more. My daughter...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 7 Responses May 10

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    I hate my mother in law. She's an angel, a living Buddha, and the most generous person in the world... to her son. I got married and moved to the US 3 years ago. They come to the...
    Katesf Katesf 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 29

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    My mother-in-law would often brag she was the best cook ever. The women never used spices at all when cooking. There were 4 of us daughter-in-laws gathered in her kitchen for a...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 4 Responses May 16

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    I HAVE DONE A LOT OF BAD THINGS TO PEOPLE...... SOME DESERVED IT...SOME DID NOT......JUDGE ME IF YOU WILL...... My whole life has been one disaster after another. I was...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 3 Responses May 4

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    35yo son who has always been very single met his first girlfriend on dating site he joined with help from my other son and his wife. After about seven months she has moved into...
    littlebobchapin littlebobchapin 61-65, F 3 Responses May 4

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    Have you ever watched the movie; "TOO CLOSE TO HOME?" Judith Light starred in this {TRUE STORY}movie. The Mother in law was so controllive and some media printed that they actually...
    clergy7777 clergy7777 41-45, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    So I have to explain one thing first. We have no contact with the in-laws at our home. They aren't allowed in. Years ago my husband lets his mom handle all his banking, bills...
    wordofwarning wordofwarning 51-55, F 6 Responses May 6

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    I sincerely do not feel that the “blame” should be placed on the DIL, or any “blame” towards not one person. Look, life happens, family happens. As a mother of three, I...
    nanawhomisseshergirl nanawhomisseshergirl 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I don't actually hate my mother in law... I just don't want to see her face so often! She insists on buying these extravagant gifts for our little family (doesn't sound so bad...
    MadelineShasta MadelineShasta 26-30, F 2 Responses May 12

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    I hate it when she buts in my discussions with my daughter I try so hard to desipline her my way but the lady comes and freaking tells her the opposite!!!! I am so pissed off right...
    crazy4love crazy4love 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 30

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    I gave birth to my daughter a year ago so obviously I gained a few pounds and I'm not that kinda person who just loses their baby weight after giving birth (I wish I was though). I...
    Faith89 Faith89 22-25, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    When was the last time you felt like the deepest part of your soul was in a tug-of-war? When was the last time you felt excited, yet sad? Angry, yet compassionate? Relaxed, but...
    IRealizedVienna IRealizedVienna 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    I came across this post, funny right at the time I have to make this decision. My choice is to move to a town 5 hours from my city life, leave a good job to move into a house with...
    Jackson0422 Jackson0422 36-40, F 4 Responses May 6

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    I need help! I hate my mother in law! Any time her name is mentioned or I hear her voice I literally feel sick to my stomach! This woman has her hooks into my husband and I do not...
    pissedoff1966 pissedoff1966 46-50, F 4 Responses May 16

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    Peter Maatouk is a well-practiced lawyer with expertise in real estate, online divorce, home loans, and other laws. He is also a fully licensed and accredited home loan broker and...
    marleend marleend 26-30, F May 6

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    I'm a "good girl," per say, but there's nothing but troublesome guys around these parts. My mom wonders why I fall for guys that are no good for me, it's because outside of the bad...
    jellolia jellolia 16-17, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    With more than 1.8 decades of experience, Steven J Sico is a prominent law professional in Woodbridge, NJ. He has excellent knowledge of different issues and factors related to...
    barclaysmith barclaysmith 31-35, M May 8

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    I am so sad that my daughter hates me. I tried to be a good mother to her. After 23 yrs my husband had a affair and ruined my life. I begged for 2 yrs not to divorce me, and to...
    melanesa melanesa 56-60, F 1 Response May 18

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    I don't know what to do. I have to sit down and have a talk with my MIL, FIL, and fiance in a day or two. Why? Because she wants to tell me some "concerns" she has with me and my...
    IRealizedVienna IRealizedVienna 18-21, F 8 Responses Apr 30

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    Update to my in laws wanting to visit our home. My previous story (http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Hate-My-Mother-In-Law/5797843#reply_7961789) occurred on Monday...
    ZolaJam ZolaJam 26-30, F 2 Responses May 8

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    So I have written on here before.. I think like most, I do it to vent because the crap that is pulled is just insane.. Before I decided to write, I read a lot of post on here, some...
    bekah930 bekah930 46-50 7 Responses May 10

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    Settlement… Lawyer and the three kick rule An Atlanta lawyer went duck hunting in rural Tennessee. He shot and dropped a bird, but it fell into a farmer's field on the other...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    A few weeks ago I bumped into my Sil Ex-Husband. I don't really know him on a deep personal level, but shared general pleasantries, and invited each other over on special...
    genie201 genie201 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    i I don't hate her I just can't stand her sometimes!!! I bump heads with her daily its exhausting. we think so differently and I think we both hate to be wrong so in discussions...
    crazy4love crazy4love 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 28

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    love to watch law& order this is a good good watch it every night
    beer2014 beer2014 26-30, M May 19

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    Peter Maatouk is a highly qualified lawyer who is the Principal of Maatouks Law Group, and has been delivering exceptional legal services since 1993. He started his journey in the...
    marleend marleend 26-30, F May 7

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    My mother in law and sister in law really do the most! I am so fed up of them I wished there was a place I could banish them to, never to be seen again. As indicated in the...
    ZolaJam ZolaJam 26-30, F 9 Responses May 7

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    On the off chance that you've been charged of a criminal action, you have to take movement in a split second. You should not nervousness, but rather you ought to think things...
    attorneyroo02 attorneyroo02 22-25, F May 8

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    I can't say I hate my sisters in law, but i am very uncomfortable around them. one sister in law (married to my husbands brother) is weird when it comes to social norms (won't say...
    Tobyfire Tobyfire 26-30, F 2 Responses May 18

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    Steven J Sico is a reputed attorney in Woodbridge, New Jersey holding extensive experience in the field of law. For the past many years, he has been successfully running his law...
    barclaysmith barclaysmith 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    A few years ago, my daughter came home to visit after having her heart broken. Our home was always very conservative, so she had never seen me naked. I got the idea that to help...
    funkelly funkelly 51-55, M 3 Responses Apr 29

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    I'm here on my couch stressed wanting to cry holding on to an anger that i really want to let go of but have no one to talk to, and I can't run as i wish to do because I'm 7mths...
    crazy4love crazy4love 22-25, F 7 Responses May 5

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    By the time my father left his office and return to Caramoan, no one in our family would take over his practice - except me. My siblings have no plans in following his foosteps...
    denkenistdanken denkenistdanken 22-25, M 1 Response May 10

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    My daughter moved out of my home with weekend. It was bittersweet, as expected. There's so many things I worry about. (I'm a worrier, that's normal for me, but still!) But, she...
    CoffeeFlavoredKisses CoffeeFlavoredKisses 46-50, F 6 Responses May 12