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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    My daughter is quickly becoming a woman, last summer when I took this she was mimicking me, LOL:)
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    This past Saturday night I got to dress up all pretty and go to a daddy daughter dance with my dad :) My dad was a very good date and we had a good time at the dance and then we...
    samantha468 samantha468 13-15, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    . I felt like I had made humongous strides of maturity in the past decade. Despite my challenges, I did think of myself as wiser. I even credit myself for overcoming many of the...
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    Akpos Cheats Judge, A lawyer at a court defending akpos accused of stealing said; my client put only his right hand into the window and removed a few things. His right hand is not...
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    "Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery." ~ Malcolm X I’d replace the word cemetery with...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    This group is just created for 'Diamond2020' to prove a point. I really have no interest in becoming a lawyer (or a lawye) haha.
    Hannah1100 Hannah1100 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I want to be a 'lawye' too. Unless this was supposed to read 'lawyer'...then I certainly wouldn't hire the creator of this group! Since they can't even proof read one sentence, how...
    Hannah1100 Hannah1100 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    There's always negative energy when my in laws are around. We were trying to have a nice dinner and my mil complains about everything. Even when it comes to the passing of her...
    Darkshadows02 Darkshadows02 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    One is 15, the other is 8. My teenager is turning out to be a lovely young lady, always catching the boys' eyes and interests. And she isn't stuck-up about her looks (I raised her...
    Marloes2 Marloes2 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Not Sure How To Choose An Attorney? Read These Tips! You do want a lawyer that can handle your case right? Most people think that good lawyers cost a fortune. This can be true...
    lawyerbd0 lawyerbd0 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    My MIL is the best! She has been a mother to me more than my real mom was. We have always had a running joke that she would walk in on me nude. She's never seen me nude until...
    ranger1962 ranger1962 46-50, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    If you believe in the law....What have you attracted?
    inexperiencedbloke inexperiencedbloke 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    looking for any pointers on putting the laws to work. I've watched the hour and a half video, which was really informative. the secret book is checked out at my library. any books...
    ThomasAnderson04 ThomasAnderson04 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Canon Law Roman Law Law of Attraction Law of the Land Case Law Civil Law Law of five eights....which guaranteed a bullet for every crumb Common Law Laws of Motion Laws of...
    Vetrov Vetrov 51-55, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm going through my 2nd pregnancy and it's been difficult compared to my 1st one. It's worse with my mother in law there. She compares her pregnancy with my symptoms. Tells...
    Darkshadows02 Darkshadows02 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 2

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    I am at a loss. My mother in law is the definition of a true monster. She manipulates everyone around her, and if she doesn't get her way she actually throws a fit. Claims to...
    CVanlaere CVanlaere 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    I have a daughter, she's 3 months old. She's not technically mine though, she's my girlfriends daughter. There technically is no father....but I'll love my little girl with all my...
    Spirit24 Spirit24 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 2

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    The role of religion in the continued saga of my MIL/SIL and my marriage to her baby boy. Many years ago when my MIL was more or less just meddling and controlling and a self...
    wordofwarning wordofwarning 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    I've been living with my boyfriend for 6 months, I have a daughter (almost 2yes old)of my own and we had a son together. He has two of his own. Boy(5) girl (2). I cannot stand...
    Nicksters90 Nicksters90 18-21 Jan 30

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    well I drive trucks for a living n my wife worked night shift. so her mom would come and sit with the kids over night. I was able to stop by the house on a run. I went to pick...
    jusreadin jusreadin 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 29

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    My daughter is 15 years old and just now in high school. She is very smart and a very good person. i just wish she was more social in school. I hate to control a child into being...
    nancydorsen nancydorsen 36-40, F Jan 28

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    does anyone feel like their (ex /current ) mother in law has destroyed the relationship with their partner? in his shoes I can't imagine being raised by the woman. her and I have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 28

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    All men dream, but not equally; those who dream at night in the dusty dark recesses of their mind may wake to find it pure vanity. But the dreamer of the day is a dangerous man...
    voodoo1970 voodoo1970 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    My husband and I have been married for 7 months, he recently went to Samoa to visit his mother who he has not seen in ten years, he wanted her to live with us and I told him no...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 28

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    My sister in law has a big mouth. She even thinks of me as her son when I'm her bro in law. This is the first time I actually wish I had somewhere else to live because of her. She...
    Romanticrebirth Romanticrebirth 26-30, M Jan 28

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    It's Showtime. T minus....79 minutes. Car has fuel? Check! Student ID? Check! Extra Mitsubishi ink pencils? A new box! Textbook? Yes. Legal dictionary? Study notes? Oh...
    Vetrov Vetrov 51-55, M 3 Responses Jan 28

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    It's Showtime. T minus....79 minutes. Car has fuel? Check! Student ID? Check! Extra Mitsubishi ink pencils? A new box! Textbook? Yes. Legal dictionary? Study notes? Oh...
    Vetrov Vetrov 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    My mother in law has turned her whole family against me. She told her family that I have psychologically abused her. In her twisted head, she can say and act however she likes...
    Lilyrose456 Lilyrose456 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 28

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    It seems we are too easily distracted. We are all to ready to pounce on the first red herring waved in front of our noses. We talk about race when the real issue is class. There...
    Radrat Radrat 66-70, M 1 Response Jan 28

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    Open Letter to my daughter.  I keep thinking about how you treated me this past week while we were visiting your brother's house, and I've come to realize you may...
    BrokenHeartedToo BrokenHeartedToo 61-65 Jan 26

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    (I apologize for this being so long. Thank you to anyone who reads it.) I honestly wish I had never had my daughter. I have one daughter and one grandson and my daughter's done...
    strongwillbroken strongwillbroken 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 25

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    She is smart, she is witty, she is a wonderful storyteller, she is a compassionate friend in my recent dark time. She is very forgiving when I self medicate in that dark time. She...
    Edouard3 Edouard3 61-65, M Jan 24

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    Oh yes. When I was little, I was lucky enough that my mum read to me regularly, and that's where the love of a good story began. I love reading to my daughter, and hope she'll...
    Herbidacious Herbidacious 41-45, M Jan 24