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I Don't Like My In Laws

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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

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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 2 Responses Oct 16, 2011

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    inlawcasting inlawcasting 31-35 1 Response Oct 11, 2010

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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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    inlawcasting inlawcasting 31-35 Oct 6, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    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 36-40, F 1 Response May 13, 2013

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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

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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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    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

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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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    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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