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I Am a Good Daughter In Law

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 19 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    My husband's mother is awesome to me, maybe because she is so very different to my own mother. There may be swearing, shouting to be heard over the TV and shocking stories..but...
    GalateaSpheres GalateaSpheres 36-40, F 11 Responses 1 day ago

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    Is it grace or is it Saturday law and Sabbath keeping??? Here is the side that clearly explains grace: Regarding Saturday or Sunday worship, I found the following. So many of...
    HeavenKnowsWhatComesOverMe HeavenKnowsWhatComesOverMe 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    My future mother in law and i have never quite gotten along. I'm getting married to her son at the end of the month. She has said and done many things that are hurtful. The basic...
    daniraelife daniraelife 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Personally I think very few people are good people who have religion. Because so many religions teach hate of different groups of people and for no valid reason. To be a good...
    Maybeincubus Maybeincubus 22-25, M 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    Today is day 7 with no contact. Is it suppose to feel this bad, guilty, overwhelming? I mailed her a 38 page E book I downloaded today about a daughter who is raised by a...
    karla9080 karla9080 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    Consequences and Penalties Minor infractions, like lying about a misdemeanor offense, usually results in a similar misdemeanor charge. Lying about felony offenses can result in...
    tryingagainII tryingagainII 56-60, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    My sister has been gone since the morning she went to work and my brother in-law came to my house to see if I can cook something for him and since I was in the middle of cleaning...
    IsMyStory IsMyStory 16-17, F a week ago

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    So yesterday while I was at work I got a call from my friend, she told me she was going to go to the pool, so I thought that sounded exciting, I asked her to pick me up at work and...
    jennylovesroses jennylovesroses 22-25, F 9 Responses Jun 25

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    Some of our gun laws need to be changed or repealed. Transport laws for one need to be nationalized. Think of those that hunt or go to exhibits out of state. What is legal in your...
    sumnjguy sumnjguy 36-40, M Jun 23

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    I had transferred in my job to a location on the other side of the state. We had sold our home and were looking for a home in that area. We were staying at the in-laws till we...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 3 Responses Jun 22

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    I'm experiencing emotional distress because of my future mother in law, and it's making me feel guilty every day. My fiance and I have been together for 2 years, we're very happy...
    xinderellah xinderellah 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    Today is Father's Day and let me share with you some thoughts about my dad. For me, Papa is my standard of a good man. He may not be perfect and he might have made some mistakes...
    Alyyeska Alyyeska 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    Now i know that a lots of people are in same shoes with me i never beloved it happen all over the world i married 3 year ago without known that i also married to MIL as well my...
    filefun filefun 36-40, M 3 Responses Jun 20

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    My husband and I lived about a 7 hour drive from his parents. About 5 yrs. into our marriage I got a promotion that required we relocate. The job I would be working at would place...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 4 Responses Jun 19

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    I'm so glad I found this app. I really hate my SIL at first we got along really well. Then I started to see her true colors she is a B**** she treats my MIL really bad behind my...
    AnayaChan AnayaChan 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 17

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    My daughter has a friend (Lets call her Emma) ever since Emma has been hanging out with her little brother, she's been rude. The brother bullies her as well, they both use...
    sugarbear101 sugarbear101 41-45, T Jun 16

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    I can't believe it. A few days ago we celebrated my daughter's first birthday. And at the party, my mother in law tried to feed my daughter with fried food. Both my husband and I...
    brilliantsense brilliantsense 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 16

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    I've never felt so FUBAR in all my life! What a fraud I am! @#()^%&$#*(@)$ Years ago I became a certified life coach to help others, but to also help me figure out how to get...
    CoachFreckles CoachFreckles 36-40, F Jun 16

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    Today was not a good day for my girls, Callie, 10, and Caroline, 6. They were in the living room while I was cleaning the dishes after lunch and were playing with a ball. They know...
    mentormom85 mentormom85 26-30, F 6 Responses Jun 15

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    My partner and I (we're coming up on our first year together) are renting out rooms in my disabled mother-in-law's house. At first, we got along well. She was motherly, sweet, and...
    grenadoman grenadoman 18-21, M Jun 15

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    "Law is not law, if it violates the principles of eternal justice." - LYDIA MARIA CHILD, speech, 1861
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 2 Responses Jun 15

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    I have really been trying to push my frusterations with her aside for the sake of my daughter having a decent relationship with her, but today just really reminded me of all the...
    thejoneses thejoneses 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 14

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    one issue A man is perfectly entitled to leave his spouse for that appreciate of his life- providing the spouse will get custody of The 2 (or need to it be 3?) items the spouse...
    David5664ott3 David5664ott3 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 13

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    one level A person is flawlessly entitled to leave his wife for that really like of his life- as long as the spouse gets custody of The 2 (or must it be 3?) matters the partner...
    Matthew4185qqp2 Matthew4185qqp2 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 13

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    “ Hey , daddy ! just wanna tell you good night “ I still remember that she is a friend of mine Mammy had never kissed me before My old brother’s tears can’t be real Also...
    baychamina baychamina 18-21, F Jun 13

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    this is my story. My husband and I have been married for 25 years. My sister in law who was the only person in charge of my mother in laws final plans has recently had a stroke...
    sallam sallam 46-50 3 Responses Jun 13

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    Avvo Director Conrad Saam responded to this notion by expressing that attorneys can proper incorrect details with out claiming their profiles by contacting Avvo customer care. Saam...
    David5295qoo2 David5295qoo2 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 13

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    one position A person is properly entitled to leave his wife for your adore of his life- as long as the spouse gets custody of The 2 (or must it's 3?) things the partner gave...
    Daniel3073nml1 Daniel3073nml1 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 13

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    After i check out my relationship I recognize that it's all been for her, the alternatives created have tried to mildew me into another person, I take a look at myself and do not...
    Michael9639zyx5 Michael9639zyx5 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 13

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    one position I often thought in marriage. I believe in the vows. But, what if you can get married youthful, develop into bold, and comprehend your associate just wishes to...
    Logan0741iih9 Logan0741iih9 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 13

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    When I look at my marriage I realize that it's all been for her, the selections created have attempted to mildew me into somebody else, I evaluate myself and don't figure out the...
    William4295ssr3 William4295ssr3 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 13

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    Its not that I don't like them. I just don't like being disrespected by people. First it was his sister lying to me and telling me she didn't know the girl that my husband had a...
    Wisdomswisdom Wisdomswisdom 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 13

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    When I look at my relationship I recognize that it's all been for her, the decisions made have tried to mold me into another person, I look at myself and do not understand the...
    William4295ssr3 William4295ssr3 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 12

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    my twins father is a good for nothing *******....he has never offered up any guidance as a man or been a disciplinary.. .and now that my daughters are 19 and They are making...
    lasheadilemma lasheadilemma 31-35, F Jun 12

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    Once i examine my marriage I realize that it's got all been for her, the alternatives made have made an effort to mould me into somebody else, I examine myself and do not recognize...
    Anthony4184ppo2 Anthony4184ppo2 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 12

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    When I see nice little interactions between a daughter and father it makes happy. Today on the bus there was a father who was amusing his daughter, and let her push the button for...
    avey10 avey10 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 11