I Can't Stand My Mother-in-law

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 231 People

    My Mother And Sister In Law Are Gold-diggers...

    I'm not exactly the richest person on earth, but with all the crisis and stuff my parents really thrive and succeed even when pretty much the whole world is going down with lack of money. I don't live with my parents. They moved out of the country and started a business elsewhere...
    stormrider91 stormrider91
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 20, 2012

    She Is Just Stupid.......

    OK, mine is clearly not as bad as some of the other ones on here but still i can't stand her and need to vent.......This woman is a ******* moron. She is an attention whoring, ignorant, self absorbed idiot....i would love for there to be just one day i don't have to look at her...
    HomeSick1984 HomeSick1984
    26-30, F
    9 Responses May 13, 2011

    Grandmother From Hell

    OK, I just posted a LONG rant a few days ago and just was reintroduced to another thing about her that just irks the heck out of me. Characters: Michelle - Mother in Law Ian - Husband Krista - Sister in Law Jakey - Nephew (Son of Krista) Me - Public Enemy Numero Uno If you...
    sehall sehall
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jun 19, 2013

    One Crazy Lady Let Me Tell You

    My mother in-law is a nut case!! I couldn't even sit here all day to tell you all the things she has done to me. It's endless. The worst things she has done to me and my husband are she kicked us out of her house when I was 2 months pregnant with our first daughter and I was...
    kImBeRlY23 kImBeRlY23
    22-25, F
    5 Responses May 3, 2011

    I began dating my wife in October 2012

    and met my in-laws in November of that year. My father in law is a celebrity in Mexico and Internationally. The family of my wife while we were dating was extremely nice and good to me. As a result of this, I was convinced that she would be my wife and I proposed to her five...
    Poitiers5 Poitiers5
    26-30, M
    Jun 25, 2014

    We own a duplex and my mother in law lives on

    one side and my husband and I love on the other side...need I say more ? Help I'm not happy and it's been like this for 15 years.. No relief in sight.. I feel so trapped :( and hate HATE to be at home.
    goingcrazy33 goingcrazy33
    51-55, F
    1 Response Feb 23, 2015

    I had to follow their “Advise,

    ” because my wife would not do anything that would contradict their wishes. a) Living on a budget, I attempted to teach my wife how to manage the household finances, so that she may learn to spend accordingly to our budget. However, she stressed out, drank tequila, cried the...
    Poitiers5 Poitiers5
    26-30, M
    Jun 25, 2014

    She's officially not my mother in law

    yet as our wedding is scheduled a couple of months from now. But she has definitely earned the monster in law title. This lady married a fool of a man, all to "provide" for her children as she puts it. She has bullied that shell of a man to an almost ridiculous point. She had...
    Minimeandminiu Minimeandminiu
    Jun 8, 2015

    Smelly House

    I need to vent. My soon to be mother in laws house smells. When you go in MIL house the stench of the house gets on your clothes and in your hair and skin. Looks like and smells like the house hasn't been cleaned in years, musty old smell. She is FILTHY. The house is...
    machinejolt machinejolt
    5 Responses Sep 25, 2012

    Mother I Law Doesnt Like Me Much

    Truthfully I have no problem with her but she can't stand me, she thinks I'm not good enough for her daughter, yet she's been with my for over 11 years. Isn't it time for he to just stop abusing me every time she gets my wife alone. My wife has free will she says she loves me...
    deleted deleted
    Nov 4, 2013

    She's An Idiot.

    My mother in law is socially inept.  She talks with her mouth full, chews with her mouth open, she's a chronic interupter, and laughs inappropriatly.  My contempt for her is continuing to grow.  I don't know what to do about it because I realize that it's not...
    bunnylajoya bunnylajoya
    31-35, F
    11 Responses Dec 15, 2008

    Are All South Asian Mothers Chained To Their Sons' A$#?

    Married to a Sri Lankan and his mom is driving me crazy. For our wedding she went out and bought all kinds of decorative centre peices without my consent.. I had to tell her several times that I wanted my own centre peices before she got the message, then she finally returned...
    ashant56 ashant56
    6 Responses Mar 7, 2011

    If I Speak My Mind I'm A B****, If I Stay Quiet, I'm Rude..,

    Yeah, the title explains it all with my monster in law... Control freak... Rude... Annoying... I feel like I have to 'walk on egg shells' around this woman constantly. If I talk, it's rude to her if I'm quiet, it's rude to her... Ugh.. I really cannot stand her anymore after 3...
    Bvloml Bvloml
    1 Response Jun 2, 2012

    Never Hated Someone Before Her!

    So, my DH and I are newly married and his delusional mother can't seem to accept that as she is still determined to set him back up with his ex-girlfriend from high school (we are 28 years old)!  She is a certifiable witch and a huge pain-in-the-***.  She invites this...
    x70zutg4if x70zutg4if
    8 Responses Jun 5, 2010

    Am divorced and feel

    so lonely I feel I can not get over it I still love my x n he refuse to even listen to z reasons lead to this n I want to pass it n be strong n ignore him like he do am very sad n I do not know from where to start :(
    Alicedreams Alicedreams
    31-35, F
    Jul 17, 2014

    Me and my boyfriend of 9 years have been living

    with my boyfriends parents because of the economy and the fact that he has helped his family financially in the past, bringing down his credit. I moved in within a couple of months dating because we felt pushed because of my mother. My mother would not let me talk to him and she...
    Anonymous8712 Anonymous8712
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 23, 2014

    My History With Monster In Law... I Should'Ve Heeded The Warning Signs

    I really struggle with my mother in law. I hope you're in for an entertaining (albeit long) story. POINT #1 - FIRST WARNING SIGNS I've been with my husband since February of 2007. We started dating and I met his mother within a month of the beginning. He had just moved across...
    sehall sehall
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jun 17, 2013

    I can't stand my MIL!

    She isn't what you would call mean or lazy but she is just so damn annoying! My husband and I have been married for a month and a half but we dated 6 years before getting married. I didn't really know or talk to my in laws before about 3.5 years into the relationship. To be...
    cdub1990 cdub1990
    26-30, F
    1 Response Aug 14, 2014

    My partner and I (we're coming up on our first

    year together) are renting out rooms in my disabled mother-in-law's house. At first, we got along well. She was motherly, sweet, and sometimes would cook for us if she knew we were busy or stressed out. Mother-in-law from heaven, right? Well, that was until she got used to me...
    grenadoman grenadoman
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jun 15, 2015

    We are not yet married.

    ..I'm thinking we will wait until she eats herself into a coma. She is manipulative and childish! Full disclosure my future Father-in-law is great, not sure why he is with her. They lived in Arkansas but have recently moved up here to be closer to the kids and help us out. They...
    shedrivesmenuts shedrivesmenuts
    31-35, F
    Jan 28, 2014

    Could you say something nice about someone

    that's always so me to you . Wouldn't you get annoyed with her name being brought up because she is so horrible to you . How do you deal with not letting her be brought up without getting so mad because I always get badgered by her. How do you bite your tongue and not tell...
    pink26 pink26
    41-45, F
    1 Response Mar 12, 2016

    Mother In Law Competes With Me And Is Extremely Catty

    My mother in law gets on my last nerve sometimes. She makes condescending comments, tries to compete with me for the attention of her son, and also competes with my mother over who is the best grandma. When we were planning our wedding, she would make rude comments about how...
    troubleiveseen troubleiveseen
    5 Responses Aug 2, 2012

    Mil Requested Her Son To Bring Her Along Everywhere We Go. Damn

    Guys, i wonder if i am the only one that have this kind of experience. Usually my husband and i work till late night.. around 7-8.. He would occasionally( once every 2 weeks or so ) come to my work place to fetch me off work and we head out for dinner, than during every weekend...
    sweetandsoursauce sweetandsoursauce
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Oct 30, 2012

    How could you be so happy enjoying in a party

    going to salon and shopping in a mall while your son is suffering from illness? He is in a death threatening disease that had gone through ICU. How could you think of going to a swimming party when your son almost can't breath? When your going to the hospital how could you just...
    Andrea0328 Andrea0328
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 8, 2015

    my mil is a lying manipulating controlling

    women... any special moments in my partner and my life she manages to ruin it... us going over seas, moving in together, buying a house getting engaged... i emotionally cant and don't know how to deal with her... shes bad mouthed me to the entire family they all hate me before...
    agrech agrech
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 21, 2016

    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 depends on my husband in every single ******* thing and recently her husband had a stroke, spending time recuperating in a nursing home and all...
    Shelltox Shelltox
    1 Response Jul 18, 2015

    because of my MIL...

    both of us quit from our job and move abroad along with our 3yo girl. I don't hate her... but if I live more longer around her then for sure I will hate her forever.
    tina178 tina178
    2 Responses Nov 19, 2014

    My husband's mother was in the military all her

    life and she wants to treat her family like soldiers. She's a big drama queen and she's always got some squirrel running around in her brain. She's forever calling my husband up and putting him down. Just out of the blue, she gets in these old bad moods and needs to take it out...
    Misty42 Misty42
    41-45, F
    May 25, 2014

    She's Getting Worse All The Time

    I have been married to my husband for 19 years. We are a military family, so thankfully we have never had to live anywhere near my MIL. Kudos to those of you who keep it together while living in close proximity to yours. My mother-in-law is a nightmare. She had 4 children in 5...
    diregu8434 diregu8434
    1 Response Jan 27, 2013

    It's My Fault Right?

    Don't even get me started on my mother-in-law! I hope you have a lot of time, go get yourself something to eat, use the restroom, because you'll be here for a while if you plan to read this whole thing. I've never seen anyone as in denial as this woman is.   Let me start by...
    RealMetalFan RealMetalFan
    11 Responses Aug 7, 2009

    Don't Know What To Do Here

    There are so many times I feel I should be a decent human being and weigh that up against being driven up the wall by my mother-in-law. My wife feels the same way, but here's the deal. My mother-in-law has a tragic story behind her. She is living with us at the moment, and she...
    MichaelTorkelsen MichaelTorkelsen
    36-40, M
    1 Response Jul 17, 2013

    My Mother-in-law Is a Pain

    Pain in the butt mother-in-law I just received a degree in a profession that I really do love, when I first decided to go after this degree my mother-in-law in the most annoying voice you could possibly speak in says to me "what can you do with that degree"? as to down...
    shelby01 shelby01
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Jan 10, 2008

    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 bigoted jerk in my entire life. She is completely rude and unstable. She is controlling, and treats my wife like an idiot...
    gladmadhatter gladmadhatter
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Apr 20, 2014

    My MIL is from HELL. God help me.

    My MIL is the worst. She's nosey as hell. Unfortunately my husband and I have to live with his parents for the moment for reasons. She comes in our room when ever she wants to. She'll come home from her job and the first thing she'll do is open our room door and just walk right...
    bellamami bellamami
    18-21, F
    11 Responses Feb 3, 2010

    My Mother In Law.......and Family

    Now i understand a mother wants to help their child but come on. I have been with my boyfriend for three years and when i come around she acts like i have no knowledge whats so ever! Everything i say is like its wrong unless im agreeing with her.His whole family really does that...
    newmama2012 newmama2012
    1 Response Mar 28, 2012

    Don't even know where to begin

    when it comes to with my MIL she is in a class of her own when it comes to a evil person, Seriously! She wrote me off from the very moment she meet me. I was 18 and my husband was 21 at the time. We dated for year in half before we got married. Out of the month or so maybe of us...
    2mommy85 2mommy85
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Oct 9, 2014

    I am in a divorce process z reason is my

    horrible mum in law, the story starts when me n my husband decided to marry she was against that marraige n she humiliated me in her house telling me I would never accept u bec u r from a different level then she attended z wedding n she stopped talking to my husband for 3 years...
    Alicedreams Alicedreams
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jul 17, 2014

    I Can't Deal With Her!!

    My MIL used to be my best friend... Now we are rivals... She thinks she is doing the best for her son, and instead is dragging him deeper! He is an alcoholic and is trying to stop... Until his mom starts telling him that one won't hurt! Then he starts again!
    ritzybelle ritzybelle
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Nov 7, 2013

    My Mother-in-law Is Killing Me

    For the past year and 8 months my mother-in-law has drove me crazy. She's calls the house numerous times a day. My husband has to always answer the phone if he hears it ring(sometimes I turn the ringer off, just for sanity sake)) He babies her too much and gives in to her whims...
    bumblebee2 bumblebee2
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Dec 26, 2008

    I'll try not to make this too long.

    I will make a list instead of paragraphs. 1. She bad mouths me to everyone. 2. She calls me by the wrong name. 3. She got my niece against me and acts like shes a victim. 4. She believes her daughter about everything. 5. Shes done everything and shes not stopping to get my...
    snowwhiteheffa snowwhiteheffa
    22-25, F
    Mar 28, 2016

    MIL Is A Bully Or Rude?

    Ok, since my last story (which was a b**** fit) was written out of emotion, I have a new story. Now that I have had a few days since our last encounter with my MIL I can write while making some sense.  Let’s catch up on the location situation: We move back, closer to my in...
    becmad becmad
    Mar 14, 2013

    She's Just Immature

    My soon to be mother in law seems to believe that having a Facebook page gives her the right to act like a high school drama queen. A while ago I posted my thoughts on friends who over share their political thoughts, friends who use my page to talk crap on other people, and...
    Ericaelizabeth88 Ericaelizabeth88
    3 Responses Jun 16, 2012

    I want to scream. I'm going through

    so much right now in my life and the woman is right there pestering me the whole entire way. I try to explain the damage she is causing and she just turns the whole thing into a pitty party for herself. I have never met a more self righteous person in my life. I wish so bad I...
    kimy1234 kimy1234
    1 Response Nov 13, 2014

    Just One Little Story of Many About the Drama-Queen MIL

    (We used to live with my husband's parents, not anymore!) The first year living at my Husband's parents' house, for Thanksgiving, I was given the honor of making the desserts.  So I set out to find the "best" pumpkin pie recipe online. A couple of weeks before Thanksgiving, I...
    uninspiredname123 uninspiredname123
    Sep 3, 2012

    Codependent Sloppy Disgusting MIL

    My MIL, who lives with us because she feels she is too (too good) old to work (62), volunteered to help with the baby. We've actually had more drama than help with her, its very frustrating. To make the story short, she lost her job, and is now dead weight on us. We take care of...
    sevencirclesofhell sevencirclesofhell
    2 Responses Apr 30, 2013

    So my husband decides to go out to dinner

    and his parents friends were there and they were coming to join them .so we get our table and sit down she comes over to say hello and everything that she says she starts hitting me in the arm . I found it extremely rude .and I also think that my husband knew that they were...
    pink26 pink26
    41-45, F
    Jan 29, 2016

    My husband's mother is very nosy.

    She always feels the need to have to know everything, especially anything dealing with his finances. About a year ago he got into a car accident, and she just HAD to be in the middle of all the legal work. He has a busy work schedule so couldn't take care of much of it, and he...
    ambershirey101 ambershirey101
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 15, 2014

    I have been married for just over a year

    and my mother in law is driving me crazy. She started acting controlling right after we got engaged, but I figured that it would get better after the wedding. Instead it got worse. She acts like she's my mother, and insist on giving me lessons and advice constantly. When I tell...
    Lakegirl02 Lakegirl02
    31-35, F
    Oct 6, 2015
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