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I Am a Good Daughter In Law

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 19 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    Hey DIL’s, I know that we are living in the age of information technology; but if you aren’t on good terms with your in laws, do not add them to your social media accounts. If...
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    My mother-in-law was an RN nurse for around 30 yrs. She let it be know she knew everything about medicine. There were 3 of us daughter-in-laws. MY one sister-in-law had 6 children...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 6 Responses Mar 14

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    It has been a while not to say that our relationship has become rosie, but rather the amount nor time I spend with the in-laws has dwindled to non existent. So I have had nothing...
    skip79 skip79 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 3

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    My Brother-In-Law is a drug addict. It's hard to believe he and my husband are even related let alone brothers. He has not a single one of the good qualities my husband possesses...
    marinesprincess93 marinesprincess93 22-25, F Feb 28

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    Can you say Narcissist? Yep, That's my DIL! She's out of control! I know there are difficult MIL's in the world, but there's a stereotype that says it's always mom's fault. Guess...
    mommaof4boys mommaof4boys 51-55 Mar 1

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    9 months ago, I moved with my husband to Canada. He asked me to live with his parents for until we find a suitable house for us. Unfortunately, finding a decent house was not as...
    adviseplease adviseplease 26-30, F 7 Responses Mar 16

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    My marriage ended very abruptly just about a year ago. At the time, I was suicidal, and my daughter supported me - for about 3 weeks, until she got tired of having both me AND my...
    Spuddie2308 Spuddie2308 51-55, F a week ago

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    I hate my in-laws.I dont know if anyone has had this experience with there in-laws.Before they became my in laws my spouse parents use to be really nice.I was just girlfriend at...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 1 day ago

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    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 4 Responses Mar 19

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    malak87 malak87 26-30, M 21 hrs ago

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    goodman72 goodman72 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 8

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    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 2 days ago

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    My daughter is a junior at college and is an exceptional student with drive and clear goals for the future, which include graduate school, most likely at a university abroad. This...
    GTdM GTdM 46-50, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    A lawyer opened the door of his BMW, when suddenly a car came along and hit the door, ripping it off completely. When the police arrived at the scene, the lawyer was complaining...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 17

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    We are living in a perilous time of danger. The rule of law is being ignored by those in power in regard to their actions. But in vast contrast, the enforcement of the law is being...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 9

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    A bicycle can't stand on its own because it is two tired. · A boiled egg in the morning is hard to beat. · A dog gave birth to puppies near the road and was...
    valha11a valha11a 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 10

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    I recently married my husband back in 2014, and yes I knew what I was getting myself into when we got married. His mother lives with him, and I total understand she is because she...
    Loveis0 Loveis0 22-25, F Mar 17

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    Psalm 1:1-3: Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in the law of the...
    dfries63 dfries63 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    audamom audamom 26-30, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Am a Good Person With Good Intentions
    goodnites25 goodnites25 22-25, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    Nicole1974 Nicole1974 41-45, F 8 Responses Mar 14

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    My father in law has suddenly become extremely passive aggressive and condescending towards me. Whenever we are visiting with him and my mother in law at their home I feel like he...
    LGLlove LGLlove 31-35, F Mar 18

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    AngelicInnocence92 AngelicInnocence92 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    My daughter was born at only 25 weeks. She had some mild bleeding in her brain.As a tiny infant we were told that she had some stiffness on one side of her body, but we wouldn't...
    raquiellet raquiellet 36-40, F Mar 3

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    My daughter has asked me for acne treatment medicine and we have tried proactive and it didn't have much of an effect on her, she is suffering from acne pretty much everywhere on...
    Nicole1974 Nicole1974 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 16

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    Its not the most badass thing or i dont think it counts as breaking the law more like trouble with the law.But i was 12 (almost 13) and i was with my brother (10 almost 11) and our...
    KushHadMe KushHadMe 22-25, M Mar 1

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    When it comes to our mistakes, we are very good lawyers, When it comes to others' mistakes, we are very good judges.
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 1

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    This guy was sitting in his attorney's office. His lawyer says: "Do you want the bad news first or the terrible news?" "Give me the bad news first," he says. "Your wife found a...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 4 Responses Mar 2

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    I want to have a daughter and name her Elizabeth Anne after my mother. Since I'm the only daughter in my family, it would be wonderful to bring a beautiful baby girl into this...
    freckles45 freckles45 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 8

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    omg where to start lol she tells us how to spend money and manage our time together. she lives an hour away but yet we see her once or twice a week my parents live around the...
    ashleynichole25 ashleynichole25 22-25, F Mar 11

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    Well she's my ex sister in law now. She's a psychotic ***** and she's honestly the worst person I know, she's crazy, ugly, and I swear to god. She never showers.. Ever. When her...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 6 Responses Mar 12

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