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I Hate My Inlaws

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    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

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    Not All Of Them.

    I hate even joining this group, because I don't hate all of my in-laws. However, some of them are just too much for me to handle. Honestly, I'm not even sure that my marriage can survive, at this point. I am and have been incredibly unhappy for some time with the situation. I...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 2, 2013

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    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 1 Response Feb 21

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    My Life

    I can not imagine a worse situation to be in. My Husband lost his business. He spent every penny we had trying to save the business. We lost our home. We lost our cars. Everything. Now my mother in law has moved in. I have 6 children, one mine, one his, 4 ours all...
    lastpriority lastpriority 41-45 2 Responses Aug 18, 2009

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    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

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    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

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    Just Venting

    I don't even know where to begin. My partner's family is really trashy and low life. I don't come from the best family life myself, we definitely have our problems, but something's gotta be up when nearly every member of the family is addicted to some kind of chemical substance...
    sheyshey12 sheyshey12 26-30 Aug 13, 2013

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Should I Give My In Laws A Second Chance Even Though I Know They Hate Me?

    I know for a fact that they hate me and I've been through soo much hell and pain. My mother and I don't get along either. My husband and 2 kids are really all I have.. But now he wants us to be the better people and see if we can have both our families in our lives. I want that...
    WitheredFlower WitheredFlower 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 21, 2013

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    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...
    August28 August28 26-30, F Apr 3

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    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

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    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

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    Never Fails

    My husband can say whatever he wants about my family members- I don't care. I don't get butt hurt. But, god forbid- I point out or make suggestions about his family- it turns into world war three. I'm so sick of it. He is giving his niece away (her Dad is passed), and I asked him...
    Atlas12 Atlas12 51-55 2 Responses Jun 15, 2013

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    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

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    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

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    You Wouldn't Believe Even If You Lived It

    I will try to summarize a two and half year hell. My MIL has borderline personality disorder, but doesn't even know it. I have been married two years, am middled aged, no children, and unfortunately, married my MIL's only child. She comes off completely sane, and by now, I am the...
    myweddingday myweddingday 46-50 5 Responses Oct 14, 2010

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    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

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    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

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    My Inlaws From Foreston Are A Bunch Of Nutty Sociopaths

    They'd been harassing my husband and I for the last ten years now, before we got smart and cut 'em off for good. It's been nothing but annoying mindgames, dirty looks, drama, nonstop trouble and more. Anybody got any good ideas on how to get these wacko fools back? They'd call...
    Creepedouttoo Creepedouttoo 66-70 1 Response Dec 3, 2012

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    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

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    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 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 12, 2014

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    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

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    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

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    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 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 26

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    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 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 28, 2014

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    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 1 Response Mar 5

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    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

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    My BIL, AKA "Farcus Metrosexual", From Foreston, MN

    The sight of his nasty a$$ and the sound of his girly voice makes my skin start crawling. I am hoping he sees this and knows who he is... Please do me a favor and drop dead and very soon! Your brother and I BOTH despise your $knanky a$$!!!
    soooperannoyed soooperannoyed 26-30 Mar 12, 2013

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    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

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    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 Mar 15

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    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 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 19

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    Not Sure What To Think...

    I've been married for 7 yrs. and have always had issues w/my IL's. Mostly with my MIL, and 2 SIL. I feel like I'm in competition with them for my husband, which feels weird. Anyway, they never make me feel accepted or good enough.My FIL doesn't bother me too much and my BIL is...
    Gabby131327 Gabby131327 31-35 2 Responses Feb 20, 2012

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    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

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    My In Laws Are Driving Me Crazy...Or Am I Taking It Too Personal?

    So we moved in with my inlaws in march with our 12 month old son. We live in a 4 bedroom house with 10 people. His oldest brother is 28 and still lives at home with his 3 year old along with 2 other brothers all over 18 plus his parents and sisters kids. Also my mother in law...
    Husbandandwife4life Husbandandwife4life 22-25 1 Response Jul 29, 2013

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    Heartbroken

    im going to be thirty years old this year. i had met my husband in the year 2008. i got pregant with my son in 2009. had my son in 2010. just recently my husband's brother brought his girlfriend over to live with us and the rest of my husband's family which is his mom and...
    mariepoling mariepoling 31-35 2 Responses Feb 27, 2013

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    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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