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I Don't Like My In Laws

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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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    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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    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 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 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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    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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    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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    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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    inlawcasting inlawcasting 31-35 1 Response Oct 11, 2010

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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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    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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    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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    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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    TheNikkiClark TheNikkiClark 22-25, F Mar 29, 2011

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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 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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    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 8 hrs ago

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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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    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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    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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    inlawcasting inlawcasting 31-35 Oct 6, 2010

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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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    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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    I'm a guy, lol. So, I don't know if mine counts. Disregarding the guy thing, just in general, from my family, to random ladies, girlfriends or girl friends, I hate those two terms...
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    I AM NOT YOUR GIRLFRIEND, FIANCEE' OR WIFE SO FOR THOSE OF YOU MEN WHO DOES THIS TO US LADIES KNOCK IT OFF. It's irritating and we don't put up with **** like that. So dont!
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    But then again, who really does? I think my first panic attack was caused as a kid being surrounded by too many people which made me completely freak out, resulting in me wanting...
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    I always sound and feel awkward and don't know what to say. Talking face-to-face is fine and texting is good. But I don't like talking on the phone.
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