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I Am a Good Daughter In Law

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 7 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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    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 1 hr 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 a week ago

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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 a week ago

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    Dirty taste... Two tigers were stalking through the jungles of Asia. Suddenly, the one to the rear reached out with his tongue, and licked the posterior of the tiger in front of...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 6 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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    Sometimes there is a need to stop pleasing others and step up and state what we need. There is still a stigma surrounding bold women. The wife, the mother, the daughter are all...
    Gwenhwyfer Gwenhwyfer 36-40, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    The title says it all, every time I try to make something of myself, they also say the same infuriating response "You are too young", "They'll be other chances", "You don't need to...
    Sei02 Sei02 18-21, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I began dating my wife in October 2012 and met my in-laws in November of that year. My father in law is a celebrity in Mexico and Internationally. The family of my wife while we...
    Poitiers5 Poitiers5 22-25, M Jun 25

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    I had to follow their “Advise,” because my wife would not do anything that would contradict their wishes. a) Living on a budget, I attempted to teach my wife how to manage the...
    Poitiers5 Poitiers5 22-25, M Jun 25

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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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    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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    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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    I am a mature individual. I have transitioned through menopause and because in my early career I was focused on my profession, my own development, my own achievement, I put off...
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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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    "Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws." -- Plato
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 3 Responses Jun 22

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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 6 days ago

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    Im emotional abuse survivor and i hate myself and my life. The hate comes from suffering , no love, no friends, nobody. Once u was abused, u will never get over it, it stays with u...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    Once a daughter complained to her father that her life was miserable and full of problems😿.. She was tired of fighting and struggling all the time.... It seemed just as one...
    Aryg Aryg 36-40, F 6 Responses Jun 27

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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 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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    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...
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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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    Evil is the absence of all things good, but good is not the absence of all things evil. God is good and only God is good. God is divine and only God is divine.
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30 11 hrs ago

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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...
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    I A good man never dies-- In worthy deed and prayer And helpful hands, and honest eyes, If smiles or tears be there: Who lives for you and me-- Lives for the world he tries To...
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    I do have some good friends, they look out for me and no matter how distant I get they don't give up on me :) problem is they live in another city. Where I live, I have no good...
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    My daughter is over 40 years old. As she defines it we have issues. Issues that go back 30 plus years. When she was in her late teens and 20's, she constantly blamed all of her...
    insightplease insightplease 66-70, F Jun 22

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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...
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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...
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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...
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    "We are very good lawyers for our mistakes and very good judges for other people's mistakes."
    Helper96 Helper96 46-50, F 6 Responses Jun 24

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