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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    How it worked for me. Many on this site wondered how I have managed after all these years, a better relationship with my MIL or a relationship that is different from the past...
    pinterest pinterest 56-60, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Read the whole thing at: http://www.themeditatingcat.com/blog/my-perspective-on-what-the-law-of-attraction-is-and-how-to-use-it/ So since we are powerful creators of our own life...
    TheMeditatingCat TheMeditatingCat 18-21, M 18 hrs ago

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    So since we are powerful creators of our own life, and of the fact that this universe is made up of energy and so are we, and we can use our intent to bring to us whatever we...
    TheMeditatingCat TheMeditatingCat 18-21, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    She took my happiness. She beat me every day when I was a teen. I cried. I bled. I begged. Everyone heard, but pretended not to hear. I drained her bank account once. I was...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 22 hrs ago

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    I am 20, 21 in a couple of months, he is 26. When he went on a work trip to Malta with my dad I tagged along because I'd never been abroad. We were there for 10 days. I was already...
    Lovelyheartx Lovelyheartx 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    okay so ive written like 4 stories in this group concerning my mother in law Linda Maxwell and the things she likes to do, used to do to me, and what she is currently trying to do...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    My MIL took her evil actions to another level. I hate to say this but she's such a fake and negative person. She is unhappy about the fact that my husband and I are happy together...
    eezah eezah 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I got divorced in 2007. I left with our only son, but my ex got him and would not give him back. Our son was his trophy. And my ex was going to make me pay. I had no idea what I...
    victoriousasbury15 victoriousasbury15 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    What I am about to tell/write is not right in my opinion and I simply look forward to the "second opinion". I have mentioned before that my mil has a mysterious rash (connected...
    stellera stellera 51-55, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I truly dislike all of my in laws. They are all judgmental idiots. my husband is going through a medical issue, going on week 5, & all they can do is ask if he has been drinking...
    Blindchild2015 Blindchild2015 31-35, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    My Monster In Law works at Macy's. She had some clothes fall onto her while at work. She is fine except for some bruises. She is constantly calling/texting my husband for money and...
    Hannahmikel Hannahmikel 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    My sister-in-law and mother-in-law both have cancer. My sister-in-law has been diagnosed for a few months now and no one knows except her immediate family. The don't talk to anyone...
    ThisIsMe83 ThisIsMe83 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I am afraid that we may wind up hurting each other fatally. She has just recently started cussing and charging at me with the broomstick. There isn't a sentence that she utters...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I currently live with my fiancee, his parents and his sixteen year old sister Now I know being sixteen sucks and no one really appreciates the fact when they get older but I'm...
    KalindaAudrey94 KalindaAudrey94 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 25

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    My husband and I have been together for approximately 11 years, married for 4, and I am tired of absolutely FEARING getting together with my in-laws. They are such a judgmental...
    disarmlily1979 disarmlily1979 26-30, F Aug 25

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    I'm recently married. I'd only met my MIL once before, & she seemed nice. She wasn't overly friendly or anything, but not rude or unkind, either. A surprise pregnancy led me to...
    lulabelle138 lulabelle138 31-35, F 6 Responses Aug 25

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    I hate religion my self but I love Jesus Christ. Religion is a bunch of laws we can't keep, that's why we need a savior which is a relationship with God (not religion) something...
    arin19807 arin19807 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 25

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    Going through this MIL issue has been very much like peeling back the layers for me. At the crux of the conflict with my MIL I could easily blame her for everything wrong in my...
    BoundariesSet BoundariesSet 46-50 2 Responses Aug 23

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    I've caught my husband on SO many websites and emailing people from Craigslist about sex. I even just found out he has an Ashley Madison account! He says he never met up with...
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses Aug 23

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    When I was younger I was physically and mentally abused by my mother. In my early childhood my dad was an alcoholic who would drink come home and beat my mom. We would have to...
    Lost2334 Lost2334 26-30, M Aug 23

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M Aug 22

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    I was once a pallbearer at a military funeral. The deceased, my Father in Law, was someone I really just didn't care for. In fact, I despised him. NOBODY much cared for him at all...
    DaddyBear214 DaddyBear214 56-60, M 2 Responses Aug 22

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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
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    How To Turn Six Dollars Into Six Thousand Dollars: I found this on a bulletin board and decided to try it. A little while back I was browsing through newsgroups just like you are...
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    manusundr manusundr 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    I am in love,with someone I cant have. it took me months to just even recognize the feelings, how can I love somebody I never thought I would even like? a complete opposite to what...
    bujji14 bujji14 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    I'm not detoxing from drugs. well, not from narcotics, anyways. I am detoxing my liver and colon of built up toxins aka candida. it probably hurts more than drug detox. once...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 Aug 22

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    Why do things go wrong at the last or unwanted moment? Stay calm! Think positive! Of course I will solve or get this problem solved but why this stress and delay! Almost...
    LeahNl LeahNl 36-40, F