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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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    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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    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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    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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    What to do? My in-laws are ruining my marriage. Long story short, I didn't find out how toxic and dysfunctional they were until my daughter was 6 months old. While my husband...
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    He is mad because my wife took my last name. Wth did he expect???? He also doesn't like that I left the construction industry when I finished law school because he says real men...
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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 a week 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 3 days 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 a week ago

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    Hey everyone! So I need someone to talk to. Here we go..... I can't stand my good for nothing sister in law. My husband is away in Afghanistan and I moved in with his family...
    mariekassie12 mariekassie12 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day 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 4 days ago

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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 family and I are victims of police misconduct. I have file a formal complaint with local, state, federal agencies, and to anyone that is willing to listen and has yet to get a...
    justice318 justice318 36-40, F 23 hrs ago

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    I just love this quote. It's exactly how I'm feeling lately like I'm done with the fluff the icing the glitz I don't need perfect whatever u wanna hear lol not that it was really...
    ophelia379 ophelia379 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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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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    Where do i start. Ok so my future sister is law is ruining my Life, we are currently living with my boyfriends family and they are all driving me insane they all just have no...
    izzyjane283 izzyjane283 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I've been sharing a room with my sister in law because my husband is away and she keeps stealing from me. My money, my tampons, my underwear, my socks, she goes through my storage...
    mariekassie12 mariekassie12 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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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    It is often observed that people who are involved in personal injury cases do not seek any help or guidance from a personal injury lawyer. The main reason for this is the fear that...
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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 Apr 14

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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 4 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 3 days ago

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    My sister-in-law is a 3L while I am a 2L. She really loves law school. Enjoys all the classes that our school offers and its all she can talk about with anyone. I hate talking...
    CassandraTheUnlucky CassandraTheUnlucky 22-25, F 17 hrs 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 5 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 5 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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