I Hate My Inlaws

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    My MIL and hubby's siblings are racist,

    xenophobic, ignorant rednecks. Luckily I don't have to have face to face interaction with them except for the holidays pretty much. But I just DON'T want to deal with them at Thanksgiving after all the hateful bile they've been spewing about refugees. Is there a way to...
    MaggieMT2307 MaggieMT2307
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 20, 2015

    My MIL suffers from Guillain-Barre,

    an immune disease where the immune system attacks the nervous system, symptoms including immense pain, muscle weakness and inflammation. She hasn't been able to hold down a solid job for ages as a result, but she does her best to make a modest living cleaning houses. Her husband...
    frostyflower frostyflower
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jan 19, 2015

    Don'T Know What To Do Anymore...

    My fiancé and I have a 4 month old son. We are planning to get married next year. He is the best partner I could have ever asked for. I love him dearly and he means a lot to me. The problem is his family! He has a pretty big family who are all so very close. Unlike mine, who...
    iLoVeMySoN22 iLoVeMySoN22
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Aug 1, 2013

    Absence Does Make the Heart Grow Fonder

    Or maybe closeness makes the heart sputter and badly ache for distance? I think we pissed off the inlaws about 2 months ago for not showing up to a dinner. We were sent a strongly worded email about our lack of consideration and poor manners. Family.... Then we had a dinner...
    mustIlikeeveryone mustIlikeeveryone
    26-30
    4 Responses Apr 27, 2009

    Can It Get Any Worse?

    My Hubby & I have been married for 12 years & have 3 kids. My FIL has had health problems over the years & found that he could earn extra income by acting all religious & going from church to church throwing a big pity party. My MIL goes right along with it. As soon as the ppl...
    CurlieRed CurlieRed
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jun 28, 2013

    Every Christmas Eve my SIL wants to play the

    steal a gift game. Her and her kids all work together to take the gift they brought home with them. What is the point of this? Then they sit there in their little group and make fun of anyone who tries to take one of their gifts. I might as well just have a gift exchange with my...
    spmdr spmdr
    56-60, F
    Dec 25, 2013

    Dont Wanna Upset My Partner

    This is great, this is the first time I will get to say these things to anybody. First of all, how do you deal with.knowing your in laws are total white trash. I know its really judgemental but all my family members work, have an education, have travelled and look clean. My in...
    drivenmad78 drivenmad78
    31-35, F
    1 Response Apr 28, 2012

    My brother in law went into a drunk rage at our

    wedding and admitted how much he hates me and doesn't want me with his brother. My husbands family then left the wedding. Now it's been full out war directed at me. I have not done anything (other then apparently I "control" my husband into only seeing his family once a week...
    bumblebee44k bumblebee44k
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Nov 18, 2015

    I Can't Stand Them Anymore

    I have been with my husband for 17 years now and married for 14 of it. From day one his mother had put judgement on me and basically blackballing me to her whole family. Well as the years have gone by and husdand's siblings have grown they have turned out like their mother (of...
    goingnumb goingnumb
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Jan 31, 2009

    The very first day that I met my mother in law

    she was horrible too me just didnt like me at all through the years nothing has changed she has continued to be mean and horribe to me never ever was she decent and nice she would give me gifts wrap up a shirt that had dirt on it and said she dropped it in the garage , knew I...
    pink26 pink26
    41-45, F
    1 Response Feb 16, 2015

    The word "hate" is a bit strong,

    but I seriously despise their complete lack of care for their son. I mean, they created him, how can they ignore him and basically abandon him? His mother had him at 14 and his great grandparents raised him. They raised him wonderfully. I never had the pleasure of meeting his...
    EvansMommy33014 EvansMommy33014
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 28, 2014

    Jealousy And Greed...

    Well im not christian or anything.. but i try to embrace my boyfriends family and their religion.. and every year we have been together i have bought everyone in his family a thoughtful gift. But every year his brother&brothers girlfriend and the girlfriends mother never get me...
    CallMeAmi CallMeAmi
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 19, 2013

    My Husband Is Always Angry At Me!

    Howdy Friends,  this is not my work but something which i came across and want to share it with you to create awareness and be cautious.    A Little Chat With Husbands – Part 2 By Craig Bluemel I am frequently criticized for fingering the husband more often than the...
    tanya14 tanya14
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 31, 2011

    I hate that my mother in law sat in my

    livingroom put down my family never appologised but, if I say I cant stand her my husband gets pissed off why , what about me I have every right to not like I really cant stand her andits the second time I have had it with his family
    pink26 pink26
    41-45, F
    1 Response Mar 12, 2015

    I Married Into Rednecks!!!!!

    I am so happy that I found this site! I cannot talk to anyone about my inlaws....all of them! My poor husband has heard just about enough (I do draw the line) but I need to vent way more! Gosh I will try to keep this as short as possible, it's going to be hard...... Lets...
    Shuzbut13 Shuzbut13
    26-30, F
    12 Responses Dec 29, 2009

    I often feel isolated due to this circus of

    this family. I love my mother in law, dearly, however, my husband's siblings, another story. This last year has been very trying and draining. It all began with a failed contract with a laze faire real-estate agent, my house was on the market for 9 months, my father became...
    JPAL82 JPAL82
    31-35, F
    Apr 14

    I am new to this forum

    and look forward to chatting with you. I am newly married 2 1/2 years and just last Christmas, my husband had a falling out with his brother. It seems his brother's wife had been communicating with my husbands ex wife and discussing things that going on in our lives. It's...
    rmosca64 rmosca64
    51-55, F
    Nov 20, 2015

    If you can avoid living with your inlaws,

    please! Never ever live with them. Maybe at the begging sounded like a good idea to save money or just because you can't afford renting a place because your husband is finishing collage; like in my case. At first, when I moved to this country, they convinced me saying that I...
    Dead444inside Dead444inside
    46-50
    Jan 17, 2014

    Good Riddance To My Rifraff Inlaws From Foreston, Mn!

    My inlaws are BACKWARDS TRASH!!! from Foreston, MN. These people are nuts beyond belief. I can barely believe it took me 8 long years to realize it... was I sleeping or what??? Once I lived w/them it dawned on me pretty quickly though, as they showed their true colors (bad ones...
    Irkedbeyondbelief Irkedbeyondbelief
    36-40
    Feb 6, 2013

    Threw Them Out Of My Life

    Life has been nothing but peaceful since I threw those horrible people out of my life. I don't even know where to begin. My DH and I have been married for 26 years and his family can't get over it. I noticed right away my in-laws always had negative comments and put downs...
    inlawhater1 inlawhater1
    46-50, F
    1 Response Feb 5, 2013

    I can't sleep at night

    because thoughts of my racist in laws **** me off. They're not just racists, they're bullies.
    UnluckyPisces UnluckyPisces
    26-30, F
    Dec 31, 2015

    I was thinking of posting this in the I am

    vegan group, but considering people would just respond with "but cheese" and "bacon", I am posting here as I am sure non vegans can offer advice as well. So if you haven't figured it out, I am vegan. My diet, my lifestyle, is vegan. My inlaws are not. Meals with them are...
    CyborgBetty CyborgBetty
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Feb 26, 2015

    I don't necessarily hate them

    but sometimes it's really hard for me to respect them. (Respecting your elders is a really big deal in Hawaii) My husbands parents are separated & I really don't know how to express myself to either one. His mother is in jail for drug distribution and his father is often rude...
    naturalbeautyx3 naturalbeautyx3
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 28, 2014

    my mother in law has on numerous occasions had

    said mean things to my family .if you were my family would you like this person .
    pink26 pink26
    41-45, F
    Mar 9, 2015

    Well I cant stand them anyway my husbands

    family doesn't celebrate any family parties and my family does so I did invite them to my childrens birthdays in the past my mother in law is a very bad guest she is horrible to me horrible to my family this was about 5 years ago I stopped inviting them because of there horrible...
    pink26 pink26
    41-45, F
    May 30, 2015

    My Brother In Law Is Needy And Clingy.

    Me and my husband have been married for 4 years and we have a 4 year old and I am pregnant with a girl due in a couple of months. We have alot of issues. Mostly dealing with his family. I just recently left him and came back to try again for the sake of our children. His twin...
    candyblondie candyblondie
    22-25
    6 Responses Aug 9, 2011

    I cant stand that my mother in law taught my

    husband to speak his mind because, he sounds sooo rude .she is so proud of herself but , I think she taught him how to be rude .to me she sounds like she is going senile ,you don't teach that !
    pink26 pink26
    41-45, F
    Feb 21, 2015

    I can't handle my husbands family.

    They are the terrible people. I know that sounds bad but they are. And they are putting my son in depression. First my grandma mother inlaw. Tells my 7 year old that if we have another kid he will have to move in with her because we will no longer have time for him. Who does...
    love98ya love98ya
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jul 22, 2015

    Just One Of Those Days...

    I am on FB every so often and one of my husband's relatives added me as a friend. I couldn't figure out if I had met her or not and emailed her for info on where she was in the family tree. Well to find out in little blurps with her, I had met her a few times and she has had...
    goingnumb goingnumb
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 29, 2009

    My Terrible In-laws

    Ok, so I know it is not right to hate anyone right?  Well you decide and tell me if I'm right.  Here Goes!!! So................I was married to the most wonderful man for 22 years.  He was the love of my life and what kept me strong in this ever changing world...
    rcolivas rcolivas
    41-45
    13 Responses Sep 5, 2008

    My Inlaws Are Horrible People!

    So I don't really know what my inlaws problem is but me and my fiance have been together for 10 yrs and have 2 kids.  He has 2 brothers that can do no wrong and what ever my fiance does is all wrong! His older brother and his wife have been together for I dont know maybe 6 yrs...
    knfdnf22 knfdnf22
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 4, 2011

    we left our dog with my mother in law

    while we were on vacation apparently my dog thought she was mean because when we went to pick her up if I would go to let her out the dog would run back in the house as if she was saying please don't leave me there ,the dog is a young dog and wasn't used to being around an...
    pink26 pink26
    41-45, F
    Mar 5, 2015

    Sharing My Baby

    When I was pregnant I felt 0% support and joy on the part of my in-laws. From the start I felt rejection and negativity. To be honest, they didn't like me either at the beginning and I really don't think they love me now.Not once did my boyfriend's mother ask me how we were...
    larmes larmes
    22-25, F
    1 Response Sep 1, 2010

    I hate that my mother in law told off my

    family I told my husband how mean she is and she did this twice and he gets mad at me for calling her mean wtf anyone would say that omg .
    pink26 pink26
    41-45, F
    1 Response Mar 28, 2015

    Not looking forward to the festive season again

    this year. They make sure I know that I'm not really welcome. I'm tolerated.....
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Nov 14, 2015

    There was this quote

    that I read that said the nicest people that I have ever met were covered in tatoos and piercing and the most judgemental people that I know go tochurch on sunday , so I said to my husband that quote is true your mom is very y judgemental and mean she told off my family and he...
    pink26 pink26
    41-45, F
    1 Response Mar 29, 2015

    Didn't Mean To Make My Husband Cry But...

    My in laws are without a doubt the weirdest people on earth. My father in law is sixty going on twelve, I've never seen a man throw a full on temper tantrum until I met him. Over NOTHING. He's a blue collar worker that treats his we'll educated wife like absolute crap. He...
    MrsElleBelle MrsElleBelle
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Sep 17, 2013

    Uh my fu**ing Mil is

    such a self centered witch! She ruined my baby shower by pushing my mom's setup out of the way, which created conflict and made my mom feel horrible! And now our families are divided. This was going to be my parents first grandaughter and inlaws 2nd. And we spoke and agreed...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Apr 3, 2015

    Well, my husband's biological father (willfully

    absentee for most of his childhood and adult life, until only about 3 years ago) has lung cancer and they don't think he has more than a year left. But he's sweet, quiet, friendly, non-confrontational, even though he's a bit of an alcoholic. -- My husband's uncle has emphysema...
    frostyflower frostyflower
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 12, 2014

    Like seriously.they are the most manipulate,

    lying,back stabbing, instigating people I have ever met.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Sep 29, 2015

    Dear Uninvited Guests, NO U Cannot Sleep On My Bed!!

    I have used EP to vent out my frustrations with my inlaws & heres another for your entertainment! My inlaws show up with 2 car loads of people totaling 12 guests. They stayed for 4 days, didnt bother to buy groceries, & left a hole in the wall - no1 (kids) admitted to it (nor did...
    VegaLove VegaLove
    31-35, F
    Aug 15, 2013

    My inlaws are so self righteous.

    Nobody in the family can admit when they are wrong and don't apologise when they are really rude. The sad thing is, they actually know very little but insist that that what they think is right. Every one has to share the father inlaws opinion even if it is complete crap. I'm...
    GBMUM GBMUM
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 15, 2015

    I Refuse To Take My Husband's Name Because I Hate My Inlaw

    I have been married for 6 years to an awesome man who is a lovely and caring "family" man. He's great to my family but I can't stand my in laws. When I call my in laws mom and dad, I want to throw up in my mouth. We are Chinese and he is the only son and his family is "religious...
    Ccthealias Ccthealias
    31-35
    3 Responses May 30, 2012

    My Inlaws Are Stingy Misers

    I just realized I hate my inlaws.  I've been married almost 6 years.  From the beginning I knew my FIL was a self absorbed ******* and that my MIL was an unemotional clueless aloof doormat, but they can be both generally nice, so whatever they did that pissed me off I would try...
    dealingwithmartians dealingwithmartians
    41-45
    9 Responses Dec 9, 2011

    Dear Aunt In law, You have problems

    and needed to be medicated yesterday. I'm so sick of hearing you wake up and immediately start complaining about everything. No one likes you because you blame everyone for what's wrong in your life--everyone else had ruined your life but you, right?Stop being such a whining...
    sheyshey12 sheyshey12
    26-30
    Mar 26, 2014

    Infuriating

    Ugh, I've already posted a confession about my inlaws...this is more of a rant about the current state of things. So, basically yesterday my MIL takes me, dh and kids to a town 45 minutes away so we could go school shopping. We bought her lunch to show our gratitude. Today, my...
    JustMe5772 JustMe5772
    26-30, F
    Aug 12, 2012

    I told my husband I wanted to make Thanksgiving

    this year. My mother had asked me and I said I didn't mind doing it but to give me a chance to speak to my husband. He's fine with it, but apparently when he bought it up with his parents, they were all clandestine and wanted to see what his aunt was doing first. Because if this...
    CyborgBetty CyborgBetty
    36-40, F
    1 Response Nov 4, 2015

    Never Gets Any Better

    My mother in law - Jealous that someone has her son's attention. Has been like this for the past 26 years we have been together. Would say nasty things (not in ear shot of the hubby, of course) - exclude me from family events, etc. Tired to compete with me and bribe my...
    GeeMee GeeMee
    41-45
    1 Response Jan 12, 2011
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