Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Am a Good Daughter In Law

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 19 People

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    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

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    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 11 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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 a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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 4 Responses Apr 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My husband and I pay half the rent, the utilities, and buy all our own groceries, but he tells everyone that he supports us. Not only does he not buy us food, but he eats all ours...
    jennytressler jennytressler 41-45 Apr 6

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm getting ready for work and my husband is watching the morning news with his daughter, the Indiana law thing came on and he's explaining to her about it in which she responds...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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 18-21, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    In just 11 days I will no longer be engulfed in a sea of debilitating negativity and hatred spewed from my MIL. The first time I met her she gave me this awful uncomfortable and...
    LGLlove LGLlove 31-35, F Apr 5

    Your Response

    Cancel
    You know I was watching television the other day when they came out with some other kind of toy scare for kids and it got me to thinking... then ranting! First, we survived being...
    bowchickawowow bowchickawowow 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Made up stories and lies in elementary school. Defiant in middle school. Belligerent in teens. Around 16, she would sneak out of bedroom window to spend night at boyfriends house...
    wabpita wabpita 66-70 Apr 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Went shopping in a store that I had always dreamed about as a kid. Tuned into the music they were playing, Good Life - OneRepublic, stopped and reflected. They're so right, this is...
    20F14 20F14 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I only have one child and bothme and my husband spoiled her. From the time she wall little to when we saved everthing we could to send her to collage gave her a car for school and...
    chewy8287 chewy8287 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 25

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    i have a great mother in law here is why . we are nudists and sandy mom often come to visit us for a week or more at a time so being nude was impossible when she was here so we...
    cal1956 cal1956 56-60 Apr 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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 a week ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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 3 Responses Apr 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Settling a cow case A big-city lawyer was representing the railroad in a lawsuit filed by an old rancher. The rancher's prize bull was missing from the section through which the...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses Apr 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My wife's sister used to flirt with me as did one of her cousins. That was five years ago when I had just gotten out of the military. I was in super good shape back then and my...
    Roastedacorn Roastedacorn 31-35, M Apr 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    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 2 Responses 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    so my sister in law texted me, " get the hell out of my moms house and do your wifey duties. moving into my moms house is not the way to do it." my husband has some health...
    AngelicInnocence92 AngelicInnocence92 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was thinking about how my life would have been if I weren't in this situation I am right now. How things would be different. What if I didn't marry for the sake of security, for...
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 9 Responses Apr 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm afraid to say I don't know what it is like to have a really good friend. Or at least not one outside the family. My brother is probably my best friend, we really talk about...
    UselessNobody UselessNobody 31-35, F 4 Responses 7 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have two daughters. The oldest is actually my step daughter 15, who I have raised since before her second birthday. The second is my 12 year old, computer whiz. Man, this dad...
    WtfAmIHearing WtfAmIHearing 41-45, M 3 Responses Mar 29

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have made a terrible mistake. I wrote a heartfelt response on behalf of my absolute deadbeat father of my three children. I have felt so guilty ever since, Like I'd betrayed them...
    Inspireme1 Inspireme1 46-50, F 6 Responses Apr 11