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I Can't Stand My Intrusive Mother-in-law

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 36 People

    I Cant Stand My In Laws!!

    My in laws get on my nerves!!!!!! They are so over protective of my husband its ridiculous!! They treat him like he is still a child !!! I love my husband and I completely respect his parents but they get on my nerves !! I don't care if no one reads this but i just need to rant...
    emmiillyy27 emmiillyy27 18-21 1 Response Jan 6, 2013

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    I Solved the Problem

    I moved 3500 miles away. Yes, it's a bit extreme, but it worked.
    chovhani chovhani 46-50, F 6 Responses Sep 22, 2007

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    I Need Some Space!!

    My husband and I met when we were 15 and have been together ever since. Our relationship was great; we were best friends. He and his mother didn't get along, he couldn't even stand to hear her voice and we never saw his parents because of the way she acts. Here are a few examples...
    hrpuffinstuff13 hrpuffinstuff13 31-35 1 Response Apr 20, 2011

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    Mollifying the Obstreperous Mother-in-law

    After so many fights with my husband over his domineering and intrusive mother-in-law and even practicing the strategies suggested by my therapist (to no avail), I knew I had to come up with a new set of strategies to reclaim my turf. Author Gabrielle Garner and I have...
    DiplomaticDragonSlayer DiplomaticDragonSlayer 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 1, 2007

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    Hurt

    I'm fighting back tears today because I don't know what I've done to cause my so called mother-in-law to dislike me so much.  It is very hurtful. I have been living with Jeff for 8 years and lately, usually when we're fighting about something, it has come out that he has...
    JACON JACON 51-55, F 3 Responses Nov 9, 2009

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    Kills With Kindness

     I sit here now sort of at a loss.  I am about 5 months pregnant and have found that my desire to let another woman tell me how to run my life has finally hit my last nerve. My husband and I have been married now almost 3 years, but we have been together almost 7...
    rouixbly rouixbly 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 28, 2010

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    Mil Issues

    Sometimes I think I'm just crazy. When I met my MIL, she was ok, friendly. While my hubby and I dated I would take her shopping, lunch, etc. with him or just her and I when he was working out of town. Then came the wedding. She had us take her to multiple stores to find a dress...
    tldittmer04 tldittmer04 41-45 1 Response Nov 21, 2010

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    Intrusive Mother In Law Called On the Carpet...

    I have been Married for Two years. I have known my Husband for Three. We absolutely started out as everyone else. Experiencing each other in a great sense of joy. Til I met the other woman. The Mother. First impression she had of me was competition. My Husband was...
    CindyL CindyL 41-45 5 Responses Dec 10, 2008

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    M-i-l Won't Accept Daughter From Previous Relationship

    I have been married 11 years and to this day I still have endless unresolved issues with my M-I-L. I'd like to first say that I have a daughter from a previous relationship and four children with my current husband. The four children are treated like treasures by my in-laws..they...
    Odyssy920 Odyssy920 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 25, 2012

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    The Other Woman In My Marriage

    Dont really know where to start but i have just realised i cant stand my mother inlaw and her interfering attitude. My mil is very attached to her son, she want s to know every single thing happening in our life, for every fall out i have with my hubby, he picks up the phone and...
    babylove01 babylove01 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 18, 2009

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    My husband believes the issues between my mother in law and I are my fault because I am "hard to talk to". I have been married since june but together a little over a year with a...
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    Ymfas Ymfas 26-30, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    We all learned how things are from the environment we grew up in. My MIL learned to manipulate to get what she wanted because her father made it so he wasn’t approachable, so she...
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    Zozolove Zozolove 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 21

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    I am hanging by a think thread of sanity. I have been married for less than three years and my MIL has lived with us from day 1. Her excuse was that she was helping us adjust to...
    SmritiP SmritiP 26-30, F 9 Responses Jul 21

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    my brother in law was recently a victim of violence. instead of my in-laws banding together because of tragedy. they stay constantly at each other throat. they right down hate...
    LadyHeyward LadyHeyward 41-45, F Jul 20

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    I've been married 27 years and have put up with DH's enmeshed bunch of nutball relatives for more than half my life. The "queen" of the bunch is one of the three SIL's, the self...
    eniederer eniederer 51-55, F 5 Responses Jul 19

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    noshamenoblame noshamenoblame 36-40, M Jul 19

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    This is somewhat comforting knowing that there are so many other women out there that are having the same problems with their father in laws. I have been in my relationship for 10...
    Katiemiss Katiemiss 26-30, F Jul 19

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    tarabull tarabull 31-35, F Jul 19

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    I'm working the p/t job today for a co-worker. I also have my daughter this weekend. Told her that I was going to leave $20 for Dominoes in case I wasn't home at 4pm. She was like...
    RockingTheCarhartts RockingTheCarhartts 46-50, M Jul 18

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    I always thought that a man who treated his mother well would be the guy to marry. Unfortunately I have found this out the hard way. I started dating James, and from the start, I...
    tarabull tarabull 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    lilysworld lilysworld 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    I've got the most irritating MIL in the whole world. Let's face it. People get old. But that doesn't mean aging is annoying. She is exceptional. She is so dependent oh god!! She...
    Shelltox Shelltox 26-30 Jul 18

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    5 days since I had any contact with the other man. Spent a really good day with hubby yesterday and am again reminded what an awesome man he is! How much he loves me. I'm trying so...
    Queenbee1960 Queenbee1960 51-55, F Jul 18

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    My SIL and I used to get along. My spouse and I were living with my MIL, and she decided to move in with her kids, and first thing she does is ask me to get rid of my dog so she...
    Fiedrea79 Fiedrea79 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    healthyardor7578 healthyardor7578 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    szymkowskihae02 szymkowskihae02 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I'm having a terrible day. I live in a fairy tale. That's where he wants me. I'm so damn tired of sitting here alone waiting for his calls. It's not right. I did no crime. He is a...
    Photographer85 Photographer85 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I am 23 years old. I have made $350,000 dollars in the last five years. I have a two and a half year old son. His mother and i have been involved in a very bitter lawsuit for the...
    ihavenoimaginationatall ihavenoimaginationatall 22-25, M Jul 15

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    I know there is no solution for what I am going through now. We are from Indian culture and MIL lives with us. To be honest, I try my level best to treat her well respecting the...
    cinak cinak 26-30, F 5 Responses Jul 15

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    CuriousGuy833 CuriousGuy833 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 15

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    Well, past tense. I love the woman who was my mother-in-law. The present circumstances are not conducive to my continuing to regard her as family. I needed to cut off my ties with...
    iCuriousBabe iCuriousBabe 41-45, F Jul 14

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    singlemom1254 singlemom1254 36-40 1 Response Jul 14

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    My master's degree is in City Planning and I have a non-profit job to build my skills as a Director of Research but people constantly tell me I have so much potential. This feels...
    findinghappinessnow findinghappinessnow 26-30, F Jul 13

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