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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 18-21, F Apr 23, 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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    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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    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 3 Responses 52 mins ago

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    So recently I have done all I know to do to make this mother-in-law/daughter-in-law relationship work. I am well rooted in church and trying to do right and I want a good...
    HerworstEnemy HerworstEnemy 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 17

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    I don't even know where to begin. I got married 3 years ago and only few months into my marriage her true colours started showing. She hates me. She hated me since day one. I haven...
    Faith89 Faith89 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    i just joined this site today because I was looking online for information about narcissistic personality disorder and found this site. I do not know much about this disorder but...
    lacyworkman lacyworkman 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 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 6 days ago

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    UPDATE: ugh, I should've just listened to everyone on here telling me to leave the situation alone. one of my BIL's came to visit Sunday afternoon. we get along great. in the midst...
    audamom audamom 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 15

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    I am very lucky I have a wonderful mother in law. I couldn't hope for a better one. We get on great she has not had much luck with relationships in her life so she's very pleased...
    louisetiger1 louisetiger1 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 26

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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 2 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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    Will I ever be enough? For anyone??Adult children of narcissistic parents commonly grow up with this nagging feeling that they flunked childhood and it’s all their fault...
    rescueme99 rescueme99 41-45 Apr 15

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    My MIL is infuriating in all the small, seemingly meaningless ways unless you are the daughter in law. My MIL is extremely needy and in denial about her own health. She just got...
    cbliving2 cbliving2 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 18

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    My mother in law is an all around awful person! I tried to get her to clean her filthy house one day and in front of my daughter she started screaming and even said that my husband...
    IhateBeth2013 IhateBeth2013 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 21

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    A lawyer runs a stop sign and gets pulled over by a sheriff. He thinks he's smarter being a big shot lawyer and has a better education than a sheriff. The sheriff asks for license...
    DropsOfRain DropsOfRain 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 27

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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 2 Responses 5 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 5 days ago

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    Qutote from JESUSthe2ndADAM5 Jesus stopped stoning. Showed us how to live Gods law in a complete way, non violent peaceful protest. Jesus brought a full understanding of Gods laws...
    Gheata Gheata 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    I've been married for a long time. My issue is with my husband's siblings. My spouse is the oldest and has always been in the role of the "head of the family". It is a very...
    victoria71 victoria71 41-45, F Apr 23

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    I married a foreigner with very different background, religion etc.... and his mother in law is staying with us for a month. My husband has a brother whom just married and she is...
    krisfen krisfen 31-35, F Apr 6

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    Light bulb lawyers Q: How many lawyers does it take to change a light bulb? A0: Three; one to do it and two to sue him for malpractice. A1: It only takes one lawyer to change...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Apr 14

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    My passion is for fiction law and crime books, especially J. D. Robb's Death Series. I also like John Sanford's characters Lucas Davenport and Virgil Flowers. If you like humor...
    Danielle1011 Danielle1011 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    Microsoft Joke: The Borg versus Bill Gates A "Star Trek Lost Episodes" transcript, about an encountering of Microsoft with the BORG collective: Picard: Mr. LaForge, have you had...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Apr 15

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    Yes, I lived by this natural law my whole life and then found the proof in a book a year ago. I was searching about the soul and subconscious mind power (and other interesting...
    Questx Questx 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 18

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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 a week ago

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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 5 days ago

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    My daughter recently told me she is pregnant. She didn't tell me upfront, I had to ask a few times, because I notice her body changing. She still lives at home, but her boyfriend...
    HeyJ HeyJ 31-35 Apr 9

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    The name of your wife St. Peter is questioning three married couples to see if they qualify for admittance to heaven. "Why do you deserve to pass the Pearly Gates?" he asks one...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses Apr 11

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    I do not want any sharia law in my homeland called America. I understand Texas has one county with a judge that is in favor of sharia law. Also, across part of our nation, some...
    oldernudistfemale oldernudistfemale 51-55, F 4 Responses Apr 17

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    I am sorely, deeply in need of guidance. I have four children, two beautiful daughters and two magnificent sons. After years of a crumbling marriage (loss of homes, security...
    Caroline1229 Caroline1229 51-55 3 Responses Apr 9

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    My situation is similar to many posted here, same players, similar situation and same result - we as parents, are suffering our children's poor choices. The loser boyfriend is the...
    applebrat applebrat 51-55, F Apr 14

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    Scene: A court room in Oklahoma where a person is on trial for murder. There is strong evidence indicating guilt; however, there is no corpse. In the defense's closing statement...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Apr 22

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    Within the civil aspect, the case would most certainly be brought as a wrongful death motion under Civil Code 377.60 et. seq. This claim typically belongs to your deceased’s...
    Michael0962opo3 Michael0962opo3 31-35, M 1 Response Apr 25

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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 6 days ago

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    If anyone wants to talk I'm a good listener.
    kristen1993 kristen1993 22-25, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Who doesn't? I can't stand people with poor personal hygiene. Nothing beats shopping for new body lotion, shampoo, conditioner, perfume etc. and going around sniffing all the new...
    Gemma1990 Gemma1990 22-25, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    So, I have been getting more into crochet as a hobby. I wanted to make something more substantial. So, I thought why not a baby blanket? I found a pattern I could make in 3 hours...
    galaxygurl galaxygurl 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 19

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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 4 Responses 10 hrs ago

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