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I Am a Good Daughter In Law

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    My little girl is now a woman. She is 20 years old and engaged to be married. I'm so happy for her. My little girl is getting married. I'm leaving the house to her and her...
    betweenthe10andthequeen betweenthe10andthequeen 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    Hi, I'm visiting to India after 7 years. My side family is happy but my husband's side family is making excuses not me to visit India . My sister in law said that if you stay at my...
    pakkman pakkman 36-40, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    So sister in law and her family just arrived from Jamaica and our house is already a mess! Our daughter will be sleeping with us . Two of sister in law's kid are staying at my son...
    Curlyhairsheila Curlyhairsheila 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 12

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    I am a very open person, and you usually have to literally be trying to get on my bad side in order to do it... My Mother-in-Law manages it spectacularly. I have never met such a...
    gladmadhatter gladmadhatter 22-25, M 1 Response 23 hrs ago

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    Hmmm, where to start. According to my husbands mother. Everything is my fault. And she says I am taking away all her happiness. How did I do that? I really don't know. According...
    MacieLynn MacieLynn 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 28

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    I have been married to my husband for 10 years and together for 13. Before we married, I thought my MIL was like the mother I never had. (My mother past away when I was a young...
    adreanasmom adreanasmom 31-35, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I grew up the youngest in a family of all boys. My family was very religious but secretly abusive. My parents divorced at 12 and I was given to my mother due to me being abused by...
    spiffyjodzilla spiffyjodzilla 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    So my husbands parents have always been weird to me. One because they are not happy together and didn't even really raise my husband and they are rude and clingy. So even before we...
    mad4maddie mad4maddie 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    my wife is divorcing me, she wanted to get part of my disability. federal law protects veterans disability, but the judge granted her 20% of my disability for spousal support. i...
    caer caer 31-35, M Mar 24

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    Update on my sister in law from hell Even after recently my fiancé loosing his mum, the sister is saying she isn't going to our wedding Mmmm reasons she hasn't given one, I...
    bertiewednesday bertiewednesday 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I have the mother in law from hell! Thankfully we do not have contact with her! I can't stand her. It was years of hell dealing with her and having to listen to her constant...
    funsnowgal funsnowgal 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Let me tell you about my sister. She is 3 years older than me, was very jealous of me as a child, was a bully to me until I left home before her and has always been a broody type...
    BoundariesSet BoundariesSet 46-50 1 Response Mar 22

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    So a short school holiday is coming up and my wife will be visiting my in laws for two days next week. My older daughter will be at her mom's for the holiday so that leaves me home...
    G1One G1One 31-35, M 4 Responses Mar 24

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    I am here to vent. If you read this, I thank you. I will get right down to it. I hate my mil. I have been married for 5 years. I have a son by someone else. A ex boyfriend from...
    jammin02 jammin02 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 25

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    My first impression of her was a when she dropped my step daughter off at our apartment and asked me whether he and I share a room , she stated that my step daughter said she doesn...
    HisAngelof222 HisAngelof222 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    My mother in law is something serious. I cannot tell if she is truly nuts or .. just crazy jealous, clingy, selfish, and extremely rude... Well first of all before I met her my...
    dayrinp dayrinp 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    my sister in law has never visited us oor our daughter with autism she lives in pa in the past 10 years has become ill with cancer my huhim in the past 3 yearssband and I have...
    sallam sallam 46-50 2 Responses Apr 7

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    well like i said i do try but yeah she always find anyway to be negative about my parenting when i am actually doing a good job at it. even the smallest things like for example...
    Benae Benae 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 2

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    How I Parent - Tips for Parenting or Don't be a Bad Dad. 1. Always ask for help, do not command, and accept no for an answer. Example: Dad asks, "Dear, do you have time to cut...
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    I have got married 6 months back . My husband mostly talks abt his father who doesn't help me or my husband either physically or financially he has rented house in his native , he...
    vidh vidh 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    My despise my mother in law experience is bit of a backwards situation, in no way is she mean to me or is she that "evil" woman most wives complain of - in fact she is the complete...
    mittengirl mittengirl 26-30, F Mar 28

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    I hate my sister in law because as long as I've been with my boyfriend, she is sick and sits at home. At first, she had some rare tropical disease and for 2 years she sat at home...
    PancakesLover PancakesLover 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    When I got pregnant at 17 my then boyfriend forced to live in their house which was a hell cause his father is an alcoholic dickhead. I've tried many times to leave my husband but...
    alivia25 alivia25 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    Everyone keeps assuming I want to be a lawyer because of this. Maybe I'm a bit misinformed, but I have been hoping to get my LLB degree and then become a judge, or magistrate...
    lolinglona17 lolinglona17 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I have absolutely selfish in laws my husband was adopted by his aunt as his mother was married into the same family as her older sister. My mother in laws sister was not in...
    vitzc vitzc 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I believe my in laws have hated me from day one! My brother in law started it all with rumors he spread before I even met my mother and father in law. Now it streams from my father...
    Lo2011 Lo2011 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I Love my daughters to death. I would do anything for them. My daughters are 3yo and 4mo. When i had my first daughter she was my everything. I couldnt put her down. Honestly when...
    JeanaNeverson2 JeanaNeverson2 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    People keep telling me I am negative. They don't know what I have to go through or what I have been through and even if they knew they’d probably say my problems are not problems...
    lonewolff666 lonewolff666 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 27

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    I feel like deep inside no matter how hard I work to be a wife my mother in law secretly thinks its not good enough, she dont eat what I cook but everybody and everyone loves my...
    asianlove77 asianlove77 26-30, F Mar 28

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    My Year 2013 with MIL FILs death meant that we saw MIL a lot now all of a sudden, which was a change as usually I go near her maybe three times a year. In January of 2013My...
    AwayFromHer AwayFromHer 36-40 Mar 29

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    My mil and fil just moved about 45 minutes away from us. Before they lived about 5 or 6 hours away. Before they moved my fil answered the phone when I called to talk to mil one day...
    Jpgirlie Jpgirlie 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 31

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    Why do these things happen, I mean why do we end up "hating" our mils? It may sound weird, but we are to blame a great deal. We let it happen. This does not remove the guilt of our...
    stellera stellera 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    I do, I hate my mother in law. The feelings are mutual. She hates me ofcourse has from the get go. I could dismiss the fact that she hates me as I do return the gesture and frankly...
    Happiegurl Happiegurl 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 9

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    It all started when I started dating my now husband about 15years ago. My sister in law didn't want her brother with anyone unless she had say in who it was. Well when she didn't...
    laidbackgirl laidbackgirl 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    I have a beautiful, wonderful, intelligent daughter. She is 15 years old and her name is Tiler. She has a huge heart. Loves animals, and is good to others. I am thankful to God and...
    chrrris1420 chrrris1420 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    my real dad walked out me and my sister when i was 7 years and my sister was 10 years old, he didnt want anything to do with us. So my step dad brought us up has his own children...
    westlife213 westlife213 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 2

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    One day my husband took his mom to a doctor's appointment. When he took her back home, to his sister's house where she had been living for six months, most of her belongings were...
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