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I Don't Like My In Laws

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    Mother-in-law Problem Fix

    When I married my husband 29yrs ago my mother-in-law did not like me at all.  You see, I was raised in a small country town and he in a city.  She did things very differently than I did.  I had good manners and had social graces and knew which fork to use and how...
    Jane1 Jane1 56-60 2 Responses Nov 16, 2009

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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 acceptance of us marrying each other and made the whole family boycott are marriage. 3 years hence I have an on and off relationship which is purely...
    vitzc vitzc 31-35, F Apr 20, 2014

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    TheNikkiClark TheNikkiClark 22-25, F Mar 29, 2011

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    My Inlaws Are Very Stand Off-ish

    FIRST OF ALL WERE A GAY COUPLE IM 26 AND HE IS 36 , SO NATURALLY HIS ENTIRE FAMILY IS OLDER THAN MY FAMILY, THEY ARE CHURCH GOING,  CHIOR DIRECTORS , OLD SOUTHERN BLACK PEOPLE . MY FAMILY IS PUERTO RICAN FROM PR RAISED IN NYC!  WHILE HES BEEN IN RELATIONSHIPS WITH GUYS BEFORE...
    mrbkank1985 mrbkank1985 26-30 May 16, 2012

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    I Don't

        they are not my real in laws . they are my girlfriends parents . but same thing . i don't like my inlaws because they are so mean to my girlfriend.  her mom will slap my girlfriend for no reason . i think that is wrong . you need to treat her better . like...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 10, 2009

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    Don't Get Along With Your In Laws?

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    inlawcasting inlawcasting 31-35 Oct 6, 2010

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    I really hate spending time with my husbands

    mother and sister . They come across as very superficial, and I literally feel exhausted from trying to make conversations with them. Has anyone heard the song "Let Me Take a Selfie"? Let's just put it this way... I hear the song and immediately the faces of my fabulous in laws...
    Ajbean Ajbean 22-25, F Apr 6, 2014

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    Are your In-Laws ruining your life? Is your marriage and family life suffering as a result of their destructive behavior? Are you at your wits end, with nowhere to turn for help? If the happiness of your marriage and your family is in jeopardy because of your In-Laws' crazy...
    inlawcasting inlawcasting 31-35 1 Response Oct 11, 2010

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    When Will I Get Over This..

    When my husband and i first got together, we didn't have any problems either with his family or mine; they liked me; i liked them; they always gave joe a hard time, never letting him use the phone; never letting him see me in which his only choice was to ride his bike to see me...
    Braysmama0630 Braysmama0630 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 20, 2009

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    I saw my in-laws at the grocery store today,

    I never shopped so damn fast you would think I was a contestant on "Supermarket sweep"
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F May 16

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    you ever look at some of your in-laws

    and think...what the hell did I get myself into? yes these thoughts occur at least weekly....
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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    His Family Is Wack!

    My husband's side of the family is more than just dysfunctional! They play favorites and tear down my husband for all his short comings. It's disgusting. My own mother in law didn't even say she loved my husband! Can you believe it's taking that ***** over 1 YEAR to get me some...
    iluvunot iluvunot 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 27, 2009

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    Going to their house this weekend.

    If I come home still feeling good about the person I am it will be a win. I am not book smart. Math? Ha. Forget it. They are engineers. I sometimes have blonde moments (even though I'm not blonde) and they just shake their heads. Husband used to think it was cute, now he shakes...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 26

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    Low Woman On Totem Pole

    My in laws are strange, I don't hate them, I just don't care for them.  My biggest pet peeve about them is the gift giving at Christmas and birthdays.  I would go out of my way to shop for them -MIL, FIL, SIL(2) and nieces(2) specifically for things they would like.  What do I...
    pizza59 pizza59 51-55 1 Response Oct 16, 2011

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    It's not that I don't like them exactly (and

    they aren't even in laws yet, but it's going to happen soon). It's just that they're constantly in our business and they blow things WAY out of proportion and constantly want my girlfriend to leave me and come back "home"... Like last night her Aunt was here, and she and I...
    imal0serbabyx imal0serbabyx 22-25, F Mar 19

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    The weekend was going good

    until I found out that my M-I-L practised reiki on my son. Something that we don't believe in and don't want her messing with. We were so close to having a good weekend. So close. Now I'm just mad.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 28

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    Not Quite, Yet, Though.

    We're not married yet, but planning on it. So, I know I'm going to have to deal with these people forever and I'm not sure if that thrills me. At first, I really liked everyone. Then, I got to know them well by spending way more time around them. I really, really like my...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F Mar 12, 2011

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    Okay so my in laws and I don't get along!

    They are sneaky, deceptive, fake, and the list could go on and on One example out of many is when I was in the hospital having my child they called the department of children and family services on me saying I would be a bad mother (I got that cleared and had DCFS tell me...
    Virgo1981 Virgo1981 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 23, 2014

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    Living In The Same Town As My "in-laws"

    I'm not totally sure why they don't like me, I assume it was when I jumped all over them for getting into mine and my hubby's relationship yrs ago.. They constantly used to come over and tell us how to live our lives and how to run our relationships, etc. I just had enough of it...
    beccap23 beccap23 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 2, 2011

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    Oh my lord I cant stand my in laws.

    So first my mother in law completely ignored my husband and walked out with our son without talking to me like he asked her to, then when I go outside to check on him, she is sitting next to him smoking a damn cigarette. Then today, I find out that she has been having...
    Wisdomswisdom Wisdomswisdom 36-40, F Aug 3

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    Its not that I don't like them.

    I just don't like being disrespected by people. First it was his sister lying to me and telling me she didn't know the girl that my husband had a child with that he lied about and kept from me for a year. I found out she was lying when I saw her passing messages to my husband...
    Wisdomswisdom Wisdomswisdom 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 13

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    My in-laws moved in with us almost half a year

    because they can't afford to rent anymore after deciding to retire early. They now babysit my children, two attend kindergarten one 6 months old. In return, we will provide for them, pay their health insurance, pension and $400 salary which they asked for. My husband and I work...
    Sugaray0212 Sugaray0212 31-35 2 Responses Aug 1, 2014

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    I Go To My In Laws' Every Sunday, Yuck

    I go to my in laws' every sunday for the so-called family dinner. I have never developed the sense of belonging that I am part of this family. I want no family like this. They are loud, say harsh things... ... totally different from my family. They don't throw away things...
    mindparking mindparking 41-45, F May 13, 2013

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    I just realized that

    if you dont like a certain trait of your partner. You will find that particular trait in his family member and it is usually way bigger n way more magnified than in your partner. I never thought that being married is so hard. Worst of all is when none of the in laws is easy to...
    sourh2o sourh2o 31-35, F May 6

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    Ok hear me out... I don't belong to a religion, mainly because I am an atheist. However this does not mean I discriminate against other people. I believe that people should believe...
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    I've ranted a lot about the reasons I don't like/want children, so I'll just give this shorter condensed version. They get underfoot. Their high-pitched voices hurt my ears...
    Stratosara Stratosara 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I'll make this short as I can. My mother is a narcissist. Being around her is and has been slowly affecting my general well being. She's the most miserable person I know. Everyone...
    IvanaVine IvanaVine 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Let's start with the beginning: I am the last child of 3. My childhood was not pleasant nor sad. My dad took care of us while my mom was working. My siblings were protecting me and...
    GirlWithNoFamily GirlWithNoFamily 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I've been getting this frequently. Someone will message me just saying "hi." Then I message back and then they say "never mind" or don't message me back at all afterwards. If you...
    musicman99 musicman99 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    like wtf? chill. I don't know you and you don't know me.
    mightyhealthy mightyhealthy 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Yes...this makes me feel anxious and annoyed... like can you stop? you don't even know me!!
    froofykittenxoxo froofykittenxoxo 13-15, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I believe it was two days ago me and a really good friend were talking about how these religious people were verbally attacking someone because they were transgender. Their reason...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm not anybody's babe or hun. It's ******* annoying and I don't like it. Go somewhere else with that ****.
    spaghetti12 spaghetti12 41-45, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I'm a Christian but I don't do that. It's quite hypocritical of people because some religions (like mine) try to make it seem like they're perfect and they don't make any mistakes...
    ab4801 ab4801 13-15, F a week ago

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    I don't like wearing pants and when I'm at home I just wear a shirt and my diaper or just my diaper if I can get away with it.
    tylerlovesdisposablediapers tylerlovesdisposablediapers 16-17, M a week ago

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    My name is Amanda Lynn Paige. I don't really like Amanda because it sounds like I'm introducing myself as a man. (a man- duh!) {thank you rachel from friends} My mom wanted me...
    BunheadSalamander BunheadSalamander 16-17, F Aug 25

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    I'm 15 and 5'11-6ft. When I first came to high school all I got was stares and 'wow you're so tall." Like I already don't know. I've had tall guys measure themselves against me...
    wildestdreamsxx wildestdreamsxx 13-15, F Aug 23

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    My mother doesn't respect my opinion, and takes everything I say as an attack. She spends all her time drinking with her ******* friend who has no respect for anyone including me...
    Adamdfrazier Adamdfrazier 18-21, M Aug 23

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    never have! yuck! I like onions, but I don't like liver!!!
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 Aug 22

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    My parents (actually my mom because I don't talk to my dad so much) say that they love my sister and I equally but they don't. It's clear to me that my mom likes my sister more...
    sk761921 sk761921 22-25, F Aug 22

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    For me,Christmas is the time of year to get a little pissed up,but that's it.I don't buy anyone gifts and I don't "get into the spirit". What I want is one of those Eastenders...
    KurMujun KurMujun 18-21 Aug 21