I Hate My Mil

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 67 People

    I find my future mil insulting.

    I cook healthy meals for my whole family but my fiancé has gained a fair bit of weight due to his lifestyle choices. His mother in law complains continuously about his weight but then she'll cook and bring food (just for him) when she knows that I cook for my family....
    sereniitee sereniitee
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 8, 2014

    She's Bat-s**t Crazy - Clinically.

    I've been with my husband for 10 years, married for three and a half. I've never trusted my MIL farther than I an throw her, due to stories my husband has told me of his childhood. She's his hero, and rightly so, as she raised him as a single-mother after leaving her husband who...
    endofhertether endofhertether
    Sep 17, 2008

    My MIL cursed me out

    and almost hit me 6 months ago because I asked her to respect boundaries. I have not spoken to her since then and have no desire to ever again. She will be at the wedding and it will be 1st time seeing her. How should I act? My plan is that if she says hello I will say hello...
    CantGEToverit CantGEToverit
    4 Responses Oct 30, 2014

    MIL Making Me Crazy!

    I'm new to this site.  I posted a story about what's going on under "my stories."  You should be able to access it that way. THX  
    dancegirlcog dancegirlcog
    Jun 11, 2008

    MIL Hates Me and Has Tried To Ruin My Relationship

    I met my fiancé in 2007 and we have been inseparable since the day we started dating. We both love each other endlessly and we have so much in common. I met his mother a couple of weeks after we began dating, at first I really thought she was nice, but looking back now I...
    LuvMyAnimals LuvMyAnimals
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Jun 6, 2013

    I don't actually hate my MIL,

    she is actually very sweet, almost too sweet. I've known her for six years and we've always gotten on well enough and dinners etc. Anyway, the trouble began when I recently married my husband at his family cottage. When we asked my MIL for permission to get married at the...
    Katey28 Katey28
    31-35, F
    Nov 18, 2015

    My God, That'S Gross!!!!

    Short and not so sweet! the witch sits on my husband's (her son's) lap and slips her hand inside his sleeve and starts massaging his arm.... or sometimes would sit next to him and cling on to his body while holding his hand or rubbing his thigh she acts like a little jealous...
    CinnamonCake CinnamonCake
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Feb 3, 2013

    WICKED Evil Worst Witch Ever

     I don't even know where to begin ... so I will start when I first got together with my now husband. We had dated for about a year .. and during this time I would gripe at him for not talking to his mom and I always felt bad for her ... I couldn't understand why my husband...
    Goingcrazywaytofast Goingcrazywaytofast
    1 Response Apr 19, 2009

    Haha And I Thought I Heard Everything From You...

    Short and simple MIL came today to visit the kids and the baby was sleeping...she went into the room and started to scream at him to wake up!... conclusion: baby started to scream and cry. MIL's reaction: "He's screaming and angry, that doesn't blend in with us, in my family we...
    CinnamonCake CinnamonCake
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 4, 2013

    MIL hit my car this morning with a UHAUL truck.

    Watched me freak out, thinking it was a hit and run and sat by as I spoke to police to file a report. Only after she got home later did she text and say she had hit it. She was running a garage sale at MY house and was with me ALL DAY and never told me she did it. Who does this...
    pennylane42 pennylane42
    41-45, F
    1 Response Oct 5, 2014

    What the Hell Is Wrong With This Woman?

    My Significant Other had one of his friends over at our place for about 2 1/2 - 3 weeks. He had hitchhiked from the town we use to live in which is about 4 1/2 hours from where we live now. Anyways, about a week into his visit, my MIL called my SO At WORK and told him that he...
    memories321 memories321
    22-25, F
    Jul 26, 2008

    Mil & Her Favoritism.....

    Is it just me, or this is wrong? My MIL shows extreme favoritism towards my SIL(who is NOT her daughter; SIL is a daughter in law like me). I don't understand it, as I have a child, and I cannot see treating his spouse one way and another of my children's spouse the exact...
    agirlnamedsue agirlnamedsue
    3 Responses Dec 13, 2009

    Gift From Mil

    My mil came to visit me and my hubby after 2 years -she lives in europe ,we live in the us. I am 6 months pregnant. She brings nothing for the baby. For her son she brings a coffee mug,but gives it to me first and tells me to give it to her son. The writings on it: 31 reasons why...
    dianula dianula
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 18, 2013

    Vr on d same boat guys!

    ! Shez too dominating, shes retired a Principal from a high school. So she expects all of us to treat her like that all d time. Im so sick n tired of it.. My husband is nice, but I just cnt get over her dominating and manipulative nature. She expects me to do all d household...
    DentistSukh DentistSukh
    31-35, F
    2 Responses May 16, 2014

    Please Helpp..

    I am a daughter in law who moved out with my husband a few months ago. Since after that day, I never made any contact with my mother in law or his family what so ever and I am sure that she is mad at me for that and I don't care. Today my husband told me that They are going back...
    Doctor2012 Doctor2012
    2 Responses Nov 4, 2013

    My Very Confusing Mother In Law.

    I am nearly at braking point with my MIL. It all started December 2011 when my son was born. He is the MILs second grandchild and she has four sons 1 daughter and 1 step daughter. We drove 500 kms to see them for Christmas and the minute we got there she gave us death stares...
    Ashliahunter Ashliahunter
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 18, 2013

    At first I liked her,

    then I realized she was a controlling, manipulative, lying, jealous, alcoholic, self righteous and evil person. Basically she hates me, but I do not know why. I have always tried to be nice and respectful towards her. I love, adore and respect her son more than words can say...
    justventinghere justventinghere
    36-40, F
    Nov 2, 2015

    My MIL is evil, honestly.

    When I first met her I thought she was cool, but slightly before our wedding (which she pretty much tried to destroy for me) she started to show her true colors. She uses passive aggression and other sneaky ways to drive a wedge between my husband and I and I can't take her...
    twinmom1 twinmom1
    31-35, F
    Dec 3, 2014

    Dear Mil

    Dear MIL: I dated your son for 3 years and even slept with him when he used to live in your house....it was more than obvious that sooner or later he was going to ask me to marry him.... you and BIL's wife did everything you could to break our engagement; thank you, he broke up...
    CinnamonCake CinnamonCake
    31-35, F
    Jan 4, 2013

    Vile Witch Of A Mil...

    I know that this post eill seem insanely long, but I feel like if I don't get some of this off of my chest I might explode... To begin, my DH had a horid childhood.  His father (he has an older sister we shall call, A) took a powder before he was even born...
    Jenni979 Jenni979
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Dec 7, 2009

    Christmas H-e-l-l

    I hate Christmas. I live with my MIL. It sucks. Yesterday she announced that my BIL and his wife are staying here for Christmas and bringing their f*&*ing dogs. So now I have to find a place to board our dog...on Christmas Eve.
    violaninja violaninja
    31-35, F
    Dec 23, 2010

    The King

    Last night while having dinner with my husband and four year old daughter, my hubby was trying to get our daughter to eat all her dinner. As a typical four year old she is not keen on vegetables, my daughter said "I have to do as I was told because Daddy is the King" my mouth...
    downtroden downtroden
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 13, 2011

    Why Is More Important To My Hubby That My Mil Is Happy Than Me?

    My husband and I are married for 4 years now. I always got along with my MIL just fine. But last year we had to move in with them for a while because my hubby lost his job. Well, actually we lived in their "guest house".Anyway, my husband got a job in a different state after a...
    cowgirl83 cowgirl83
    26-30, F
    Jul 2, 2011

    Mil Accusations Never Stop

    Last night I tried to do something nice for my mil. After she went to bed I cleaned the kitchen. She's not great about cleaning, so I thought I was helping. Now she is accusing me of stealing her stuff and/or throwing stuff away. Now she is trying to punish my dh. Great.
    violaninja violaninja
    31-35, F
    Dec 31, 2010

    MIL So Wrapped Up In Herself She Can'T Understand Why Other Daughter In Law Doesn'T Like Her!

    I'm 32, just got married last month. My love of my life is truly a gift from God- I know we are meant for each other ... The romantic miracle of us meeting is another story... His mother, lives with us, just turned 50- alcoholic, in denial - is very loose with men- thinks she's...
    HateMILsomuch HateMILsomuch
    1 Response May 21, 2013

    I Hate My Mil

    My MIL of 25 years is a cold hearted selfish *****!!!  I have tried to be patient, kind, loving and forgiving.  Finally, my last child has left for college and while my husband and I have a wonderful life together...we just can't get pass the MIL issues. ...
    Special13 Special13
    Aug 28, 2008

    Mil Needs Advice From Dil

    I could really use some help. I have two DIL and one soon to be. One is one of my closest friends and she feels the same way about me. The other two feel so threatened by me that they misinterpret everything I do. It took me a couple years to realize what my part was in all this...
    Ronniecc Ronniecc
    1 Response Feb 10, 2011

    A Letter To My MIL

    Although I can't send her this letter because she would put me in jail. I just needed to vent... Psycho MIL, I have held all of this in for 6 years and i need to get it off my chest once and for all..I'm writing you this letter to clarify some facts that you have twisted into...
    LuvMyAnimals LuvMyAnimals
    31-35, F
    Sep 13, 2013


    My MIL has live with us for 14 lonnnnnnnnng years. She is 82 and uses a walker and does nothing except sit in her recliner and be miserable. At first it wasn't bad and we got along pretty good. For the last couple of years my wife and her has been like oil and water...
    chargers77 chargers77
    51-55, M
    Dec 31, 2010

    Hate The Mil F...... B......

    i am going crazy i have no idea how much i can stand her she came to" help" with my new baby and makes my life harder i have to cook for her,wash everything and i have a new baby help my husband s away and i am going nuts i am so tired and i don t wanna upset him she...
    hatethemonsterinlaw hatethemonsterinlaw
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Nov 9, 2009

    It Wasn't So Bad....

    So Father's Day out there was not as bad as I thought it would be.  I should give the woman credit where credit is due.  She was nice and didn't act like a lunatic this time.  Maybe she got some good pills or something....I'm kidding...... It's so nice to go out...
    dancegirlcog dancegirlcog
    1 Response Jun 25, 2008

    I'm Dreading Father's Day/mil Nightmare.

    Well, my husband had another "Polite and respectful" confrontation with his mother about her recent behavior.  He's done this at least 3 times in our marriage.  She is very gracious and understanding to him but when we are all together...it's the same old...
    dancegirlcog dancegirlcog
    3 Responses Jun 12, 2008


    So my mil is Crazy with a capital C! Her daughter (sil) have hated me since day one! On my wedding night she made my husband choose hanging out with his  family or me...I told him go have fun I didn't want to start anything...this was after sil skipped out on the hair...
    THEMRSgetoverit THEMRSgetoverit
    2 Responses Mar 9, 2009

    Just Some of the Bullshit I Have Put Up With Over the Years....

    Just some of the bullshit I have put up with over the years....Sorry so long! After my husband and I had been together for over 10 years and we had 3 trips to Ca. to visit my family due to my sisters terminal illness, his mother thought I was from NY, she didn't know I was...
    Stingie1 Stingie1
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Nov 12, 2007

    This Woman Is Making Me Feel Like The Other Woman In My Own Marriage.....

    My MIL is doing her best to cause problems between my DH and I. She continues to use him constantly, as well as continue to treat me as inferior. She has started making him come to help her every time they are left w/ our nephew(this after she all but refuses to watch our son...
    agirlnamedsue agirlnamedsue
    1 Response Mar 3, 2010

    Crazy Creepy MIL

    Ok so my husband and have been married for 2 years and we are now 6 months pregnant. We live whit his family at the moment because of hard times and my company going under. I work part time and my husband work full time. My father in law works full time as well. Money is tight...
    Natalie2290 Natalie2290
    26-30, F
    Jun 20, 2013
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