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I Finally Told Off My Mother In-law

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    In 2008 my Mother in law lost h husband . I tried helping her through his illness and after his death and things were ok.I had never had bad feelings toward her in the past,as a...
    helpless69 helpless69 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I was unfortunate enough to land myself in a house that includes not only my husband but along with my in laws, sister in law, her husband, and two kids. Everyone knows and can...
    destinii3 destinii3 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 23

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    Over the past 7 years I have tried to be a good mother in law. For the sake of my son I treated my daughter in law as a daughter. I only offered advice if asked and kept my mouth...
    unme1 unme1 56-60, F Aug 6

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    Apart for wishing my children the best for their life, my greatest wish (if I ever caught a wish-fish) would be for all young wives or girlfriends not to get a mother in law from...
    stellera stellera 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 29

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    I stopped at my in laws house the other day when my mother in law told me she had a gift for me. As it wasn't my birthday I was confused to why she was giving me a gift. She asked...
    pntybra pntybra 36-40, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    So I have a MIL (mother in law) who loves me and appreciates me only when my father in law is around. Otherwise, she says mean comments, expects me to do all the unsavory chores at...
    Moteanu Moteanu 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    She is my ex-mother-in-law now, I saw her naked on several occasions. My ex and her family had always lived in a one bath household so false modesty was not something that could be...
    85sd 85sd 61-65, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Hello, i know this may seem random and i hope i don't sound creepy but i really need your advice. I'm 24 and i live in the Philippines. I dislike my future mother in law so much...
    KatieRose88 KatieRose88 22-25, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    Please, I need to know if anyone out there is from Brooklyn, or anywhere near or around the city that has dealt with Child Protective Services before. If you've read my previous...
    nikkitatink0411 nikkitatink0411 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    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...
    cdub1990 cdub1990 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My father in law and my wife´s step mother live in a DD relationship, where my father in law canes his wife in case of misbehavior just like I do with mine. Recently, my wife´s...
    PetertheTherapist PetertheTherapist 56-60, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I dont bother with my in laws due to the fact that they interfere a lot when it comes to parenting. Is anyone here having the same problem as me?
    ShanSai ShanSai 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    My MIL is not a bad person, but she says and does things that get to me. My husband and I are from two different cultures, with people from his culture being more direct and...
    luigisprincess luigisprincess 26-30, F Jul 22

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    Over involved is the root cause of MIL problems. When we become adults, the amount of time we spend with our parents is voluntary. If your parents are over involved, whether it is...
    BoundariesSet BoundariesSet 46-50 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am not even married yet to my fiancé but his mother is already driving a wedge between us. We both work very hard to make ends meet. We live in expensive area and have a small...
    jlathomas jlathomas 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 28

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    My soon-to-be MIL has never really liked me. My fiancé's brother dated his ex for 4 years. They started dating 3 years before I met my guy. When I entered the family she was very...
    sweetpink16 sweetpink16 18-21, F Aug 5

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    They borrow our car since they cant afford one, i give money for gas and drivers fee and they will talk bad about me when they are in the car, driver hears it and tells me the...
    mymami mymami 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Ladies who have anguished over their relationships with their MIL's and spouse-how are you today? I looked over my past stories I wrote on here just to reflect and to see if I had...
    pinterest pinterest 56-60, F 3 Responses Aug 7

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    Maybe not "hate" but I STRONGLY DISLIKE her! But its getting there... Is that bad? She still has a long ways to go! :( The funny thing about it all is we used to really get along...
    Story0fMyLife Story0fMyLife 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 27

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    Since the day I met my gf I am very attracted to her mother. Her mother seems liked me more. She said she loves me for her daughter. My gf mother is really pretty. She has love and...
    shadowrecruit0027 shadowrecruit0027 26-30, M Jul 26

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    The effects of shaming and undermining: My mil was an expertise at undermining me. Nothing was ever good enough for her. She would criticise me, undermine me, nit pick over the...
    genie201 genie201 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    Divide and rule: manipulative tactics from mil My mil has ruined many friendships for me. I used to be best friend's with my Sil (husband's brother's wife). We understood each...
    genie201 genie201 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 5

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    my husbands "mother" is a real piece of work. not only is she a compulsive lair and backs tabbed, her delusional sense of entitlement has created a situation where she is blocked...
    Bellalight Bellalight 36-40, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I so f****** hate her.. She is one hell of a B****.. Making my and my husband's life a living hell.. N my husband is too jerk to see that its her mother not me who makes everything...
    mylifeisamess90 mylifeisamess90 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 27

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    I've been struggling with my MIL for years now. For the first few years of our marriage, it was a cold war. For the last four years of our marriage, our relationship has been...
    Meagan85 Meagan85 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 5

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    She is an alcoholic, sober 5 yes,severely clinically depressed and bi polar. My husband, son and I have, out of necessitu,lived with her in her basement for 9 months. We're...
    Dinagurv Dinagurv 51-55, F 3 days ago

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    Whether your MIL is a full blown narcissist or has developed some of these tools to hook the people around her, instead of just being an honest person (is that really too much to...
    BoundariesSet BoundariesSet 46-50 Jul 20

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    A funny side My mil is a graduate housewife, a kind of a woman that is on the verge of extinction. Such women deserve our utmost respect and I mean it. Problems arise when such...
    stellera stellera 51-55, F 4 Responses Aug 8

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    I’d be interested in seeing some behaviours listed here about common experiences and behaviours in bullet point form, as I think it’s empowering for us to see how we all pretty...
    BoundariesSet BoundariesSet 46-50 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    SILs are jealous of the attention i get from hubby, well the hell they cant open their legs and give the happiness i can give to my husband! Stupid inlaws!
    mymami mymami 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Every time she see me she tells me that i'm very thin & that i need to gain more weight! Ugh its annoying as hell!
    Gblue5 Gblue5 22-25, F Jul 22

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    My kids discovered how bitter she is all the time and they mentioned it to me saying boy she is just bitter and i couldnt help but laugh and say yup thats are grammy but, she had...
    pink26 pink26 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 26

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    I've never had any confrontations with her and I hope that I don't ever have to.
    VousEtesBelleCM VousEtesBelleCM 18-21, F Aug 11

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    It's been a little more than a year since I married my husband and I am fed up with his family, especially his sister. I live with my in laws, my sister in law, her husband, and...
    destinii3 destinii3 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I absolutely Hate my sister in-law.I've been married to her brother for over 30 years and from day one her and the "family" has done everything they could to try to make my life a...
    nanaof6 nanaof6 51-55, F Jul 28

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    My father in law is a nightmare. He's incredibly lazy and selfish. He lays in bed all day, too fat to walk, while my poor mother in law waits on him hand and foot like a slave. My...
    SoapBoxKid SoapBoxKid 26-30 1 Response 3 days ago

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    When you realise that life isn't all you hoped it would be, that things can never be the same, it's like falling into darkness. I had big plans for myself; some in and some out of...
    Falcon92 Falcon92 22-25, F Aug 10

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    I was always close to my brother when we were growing up. When we grew up and moved into our own lives, I lost contact with him for a few years. Then I signed up on Facebook and we...
    Baralinel Baralinel 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I have been with the same man for six years and we finally tied the knot last week! I am overjoyed to be his wife however a dark cloud is in the horizon...Sarah. I knew I wouldn't...
    MockingJ26 MockingJ26 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I do the best for my husband but he tells to the world that I don't treat his son well. We are in Saudi Arabia,Mecca and my father in law lives Jeddah and now he is on vacation to...
    sumi123455 sumi123455 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    I recently started having feelings for my brother in law not sure how to deal with this !!
    sahara786 sahara786 26-30, F Jul 27

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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...
    Sugaray0212 Sugaray0212 31-35 3 Responses Aug 1

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    I took my sister in laws virginity while wife was away.
    Horny63 Horny63 51-55, M 3 days ago

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    I have tried to get along with my SIL but she's so hard to get along with! She just had a baby not too long ago and she is an awful mother to my nephew. She leaves him more than...
    mrsmiserable316 mrsmiserable316 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 28

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    My son started seeing his now wife about seven years ago. I never liked her from the start. He and I used to be very close and after she came into the picture our relationship was...
    Plava111 Plava111 51-55 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My MIL and FIL are so hateful and jealous of my relationship with my husband and step daughter. I really feel like they want me out of the picture even if it means breaking up our...
    amyjo83 amyjo83 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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