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I Am a Good Daughter In Law

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    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 21-25, F Apr 23, 2008

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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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    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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    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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    I absolutely Hate my sister in-law.I've been married to her brother for over 30 years and from day one her and the "family" has done everything they could to try to make my life a...
    nanaof6 nanaof6 51-55, F 16 hrs ago

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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 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    A carpenter was giving evidence about an accident he had witnessed. The lawyer for the defendant was trying to discredit him and asked him how far away he was from the accident...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses 12 hrs 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 6 days ago

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    This weekend I dressed up like a barnyard goat. I bought a bunch of hay and piled it into a wheeled hamper. My husband attached the hay ride to his scoot scoot and pulled me around...
    Fartmickfart Fartmickfart 31-35, F 10 hrs 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 always wanted a naughty daughter sigh
    Daddylicksyou Daddylicksyou 61-65, M 20 hrs ago

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    I would like to make passionate love to my step daughter. Anyone else feel the same?
    annonguy69 annonguy69 36-40, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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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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    A further lawsuit has become filed by a lady that's going through chemotherapy for uterine cancer just after getting treated using a morcellator manufactured by Ethicon Endo...
    William162d6ol9 William162d6ol9 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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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 5 days 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 6 days ago

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    Since the day I met my gf I am very attracted to her mother. Her mother seems liked me more. She said she loves me for her daughter. My gf mother is really pretty. She has love and...
    shadowrecruit0027 shadowrecruit0027 26-30, M 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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    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 3 Responses 4 days 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 4 days ago

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    Please, I need to know if anyone out there is from Brooklyn, or anywhere near or around the city that has dealt with Child Protective Services before. If you've read my previous...
    nikkitatink0411 nikkitatink0411 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days 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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    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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    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 Jul 19

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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 a week 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 4 days ago

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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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    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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    Goodnight, I hope everyone has good dreams!!
    Brookiecookie2000 Brookiecookie2000 13-15, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    --So lately I've been feeling like I am not good at anything. Literally anything. Life, my job, communicating with people, and solving my problems. Etc etc. Sometimes I think I...
    sweetx3 sweetx3 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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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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