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I Hate My Mother In Law

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    I guess now my hatred has just grown to

    complete indifference, I really couldn't care either way about this woman now. After all she's put us through for the past nearly 3 years, the lack of communication and blatantly obvious plays to try and turn DH against me, turning DH's siblings against him, not caring about...
    Coco181225 Coco181225 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 24, 2014

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    The Day My Mother In Law Cut My Daughters Hair

    My dghter had a beautiful head of blond curls.  But while I was at work my monster in law cut my 3 year olds hair for no apparent reason.  She cut her hair without asking anyone.  And to be more mean she waited till my father in law was out with my son where he...
    curls curls 26-30, F 83 Responses Jun 9, 2007

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    My Mother In Law Is Crazy.really!

    I have always thought my mil was nuts, shes annoying and repetitive and generally doesnt make any sence. she drives me mad. things recently got worse, we had to stay at her home for a month while contruction on our new house was completed, I just had a baby 6 weeks ago, and had...
    dizzy dizzy 26-30, F 28 Responses Mar 29, 2007

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    One time when my MIL was living with us - I

    planned on cooking my meat dish. It takes like 4 hours of prep time to get that dish all together. Cognac is one of the ingredients for that dish. I only use 1 Tbsp so it took me like 15 years to go through my first bottle. The night before I was gathering all of the...
    NOWHealing NOWHealing 61-65, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    i just joined this site today

    because I was looking online for information about narcissistic personality disorder and found this site. I do not know much about this disorder but what I do know is what I have read online its my mother in law to a tee. she has always made me feel like I am the crazy one for...
    lacyworkman lacyworkman 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 10

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    Mil From H-e- Double Hockey sticks.

    here is the shortest breakdown humanly possible with out me having to go buy some eggs and pull an easter drive by to make myself feel better... lol mil, controlling, manipulative, evil, knifing, sinister, contradicting, condescending, wretched woman. the worst thing in my...
    lostcancerian lostcancerian 31-35, F 22 Responses Apr 5, 2007

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    Hello everyone! I'm new here,

    & I'm just trying to find some relief in venting. Maybe even find a solution to all this mess, & free myself & my hubby from it all. I'm open to any advice. Here goes nothing.. I've been married for nearly two yrs. & have a 15 month old son. Both hubby & baby boy are amazing and...
    audamom audamom 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 24

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    ...but My Father-in-law Is Worse!

    My mother-in-law was livid when she heard I was pregnant and told us not to tell anyone else.  At a family party (his family) that week, we told.  Well, we were thrilled:  who wouldn't be?  Not her, for a start.  As we were leaving, a cat leapt off a...
    alfeen alfeen 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 25, 2007

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    My boyfriends mom, is

    so jealous and so clingy she lied terribly lol and said her son beat her so I could basically break up with him... Do I tell him ?
    fleishman1 fleishman1 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    I AM SO EFFING MAD AT MY FUTURE MIL RIGHT NOW!

    UGH! While my fiance and I were at Wal-Mart, she calls and tells him to buy some food containers for her, so we grab some and we also decide to pick up a nice, dark wood foldable table stand for her, as a surprise gift, since she's been talking about how she's been wanting one...
    SonyaHazel SonyaHazel 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 9

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    I Love You My Best Friend!

    This is my first story, so forgive my spelling iam dexlic. lets travle back in time for a momnet back to 1980, my best friend was don i'll call him . he had moved from utah to a little southern town where your smile has a accent . well he and i was best friends for two years...
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F 10 Responses Dec 4, 2007

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    Deal with It...

    Have you ever noticed that people who blantantly disregard boundaries and disrespect you never seem to acknowledge their role and/or behavior?  It is almost like a person never knows they stink or have bad breath, one of nature's jokes I suppose.  The same holds true...
    bonobabe bonobabe 31-35, F 19 Responses May 6, 2007

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    This is one incident

    that the in-laws pulled through the years. My Mother and father-in-law owned a farm with about 120 acres. They decided they wanted to build a new house on the property, which they did. They offered the older farm house with 7 acres to my bro-in-law and sister-in-law on land...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 4 Responses Mar 19

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    I am leaving my husband

    because he refuses to move out of his mom's house with me to get our own place. We moved in with her 9 years ago after her husband, my husband's dad, died. We were supposed to help her for awhile, then move into our own place. We are still living w her. She is a loud, hateful...
    LadiePiggy LadiePiggy 46-50, F 5 Responses Mar 17

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    Thumbing through the pages of my fantasies.

    Pushing all the mercy down down down. I hate my mother in law. The first day I met her, she and her sister were screaming in my face that I am a golddigger and using their son and nephew respectively. They tried to make us homeless. Let me rewind. I have been with my fiance...
    individualfreedom individualfreedom 26-30 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I got diagnosed with PTSD today.

    PTSD that was caused due to my mil narcissistic behavior. and the PTSD caused chronic fatigue syndrome. I have no fight left and just don't know what to do. I'm supposed to stop letting my anger at her stop ruling my life. I hate this woman for all the undue stress and harm she...
    IhateBeth2013 IhateBeth2013 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Not Even 6 Months Married....

    My husband and I were married 5 months ago.  We have known each other for 6 years now and lived together for 3 before getting married.  I have always had problems with my mother in law and have tried my best to overcome them, however, since we have been married it has...
    beaglewoman beaglewoman 26-30, F 8 Responses Nov 5, 2007

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    LMAO!! My husband rocks.

    . he actually went into mil room to put away her TV Stand and he came out and said I see what your talking about. I was like what.. he was like come here so I went into her room and it was the worse smell ever. it smelled like death worsen than a couple days ago. he was like...
    AngelicInnocence92 AngelicInnocence92 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    My MIL is infuriating in all the small,

    seemingly meaningless ways unless you are the daughter in law. My MIL is extremely needy and in denial about her own health. She just got out of the hospital where the doctors told her to drastically change her diet and lifestyle and yet she tells my fiance "the doctors told me...
    cbliving2 cbliving2 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 18

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    MIL’s Latest Tricks

    Well, where to start huh :-) My name is Kelly and I Hate My Mother In Law, who actually isnt my mother-in-law yet and probably won't ever be if my situation doesnt improve somehow. I met my soldier in 2004 and knew he was the one, I fell fast with our first child in January...
    kellyfromnewcastle kellyfromnewcastle 26-30, F 8 Responses Sep 30, 2007

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    Affirmations For Every Troubled Daughter In Law, With Love!

    I believe what we think, we become. The last thing I want to become is a grumpy old lady (like some people we know right??) Repeat after me: I spend my time with people who love and respect me. I lovingly release anyone who doesn't have my best interests at heart, with a...
    BoundariesSet BoundariesSet 46-50 3 Responses Sep 24, 2013

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    Update: After going no contact

    for over a year, now mil wants me to include her in my life. I lived with her for two years, and she made my life a living hell. She psychologically abused me, and I was on the verge of separating from my husband at that time. It's funny how things have turned out, two years ago...
    genie201 genie201 31-35, F 7 Responses Apr 8

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    I Hate My Dil Page...

    So I saw this, and was curious of the opinions from the other side. What I saw made my pulse jump, palms twitch, and made me just down right angry. I clicked on a few of the stories about how much these women hated their DILs. I read them, trying to keep in mind, we have a...
    steamed27 steamed27 26-30, F 8 Responses Jan 10, 2013

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    Borderline Personality Mil: Crazy!

    My MIL has Borderline Personality Disorder, in a nutshell it means that she is two-faced, manipulative, sneaky, and just plain off. I have been with my husband for over 8 years and she has caused me MANY hours of stress due to her lying, nasty, hurtful comments to others (for NO...
    nilestheninja nilestheninja 31-35, F 37 Responses Apr 4, 2007

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    Well, I caved and ended up inviting MIL to

    Easter despite my better judgement. It was the first time she's been in our house in two years and the first time I've spoken to her in the same amount of time. I could barely even look at her and I hated her being in our home. What I know for sure is that NORMAL is a man who...
    BoundariesSet BoundariesSet 46-50 5 Responses Apr 6

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    The Devil Herself...

    I will be honest in everything I say here and all is true I have no reason to lie about what I say here today. My mother in law was great when me and my husband were dating. Even though my husband warned me about her craziness I never saw it. so ok when he and I met we were...
    pzdmom pzdmom 26-30, F 8 Responses Oct 1, 2007

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    My mother-in-law was an RN nurse

    for around 30 yrs. She let it be know she knew everything about medicine. There were 3 of us daughter-in-laws. MY one sister-in-law had 6 children. MY mother-in-law always lectured on how we took our children to the doctor's to much. She figured she'd tell you when they needed...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 6 Responses Mar 14

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    My future MIL has the biggest victim complex

    and is the biggest hypocrite I've ever met. On top of that, she is crazy bipolar; totally normal one minute then screaming and cussing the next minute. She thinks she's better than everyone because she's a devoted Catholic and "doesn't ever sin". Her entire exsistance is a...
    SonyaHazel SonyaHazel 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 18

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    Not All of Us Hate Our Mother-in-laws

    Not all of us hate our mother-in-laws.  Here is tribute I wrote and read at a mother's day service. To be honest I'm tired of the hated mother-in-law syndrome. From what I've seen the blame for bad relationships cannot be placed on just the mother-in-law.  If you hate...
    tearsfallen19 tearsfallen19 18-21, F 65 Responses May 4, 2007

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    MIL Is a Narcissist

    Here are the criteria for diagnosing nacissistic personality disorder: has a grandiose sense of self-importance is preoccupied with fantasies of unlimited success, power, brilliance, beauty, or ideal love believes that he or she is "special" and...
    ValKreed74 ValKreed74 31-35, F 17 Responses Oct 2, 2007

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    Recent events demand a new perspective to my

    experience with my mil. Everything we lived through with her somehow settled into familiar reactions from her, but with our changed approach, which was needed to remain sane. Still, it seems that a final drop was needed. This final drop fell on my husband. Being happy that I do...
    stellera stellera 51-55, F 8 Responses Jan 25

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    Yes, I hate her! I despise her!

    She is evil! I just found out today that my mil had handpicked a woman for my husband to marry. She said she would have preferred that he had gotten married that woman instead of me. No wonder on our wedding day when she posed with me for pictures she made such a derogatory...
    ZolaJam ZolaJam 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    Spawn Of Satan

    My MIL Sheryl is an evil, manipulative, lying, self-absorbed *****. She is always the victim, and is never at fault. She makes my poor husband's life miserable. He hates her, but also tries to be a good son and so tolerates her constant vitriol and abuse. It makes him physically...
    alwaysabitch alwaysabitch 56-60 8 Responses Jul 11, 2013

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    My MIL was always in on any deal having to deal

    with money. We bought a used truck. A real cherry. It had highway tires on it so we needed to change them out. MIL comes over and pipes up that BIL needs tires for his truck. Can he have the old ones. They had no wear on them and husband says well we planned on selling them at...
    wordofwarning wordofwarning 51-55, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    UPDATE: ugh, I should've just listened to

    everyone on here telling me to leave the situation alone. one of my BIL's came to visit Sunday afternoon. we get along great. in the midst of our conversation he brought up his mom, my MIL. He told both my husband and I that his mother had been brain washed by my other BIL's...
    audamom audamom 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 15

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    What Have I Gotten Myself Into????

    My mother-in-law lives with us, we took her in about a year ago. She has alot of health issues and she couldn't cook for herself and was practically starving herself, so we made the decision to take her in.  I knew it would be hard for us but that was just an understatement...
    Windylittlehound Windylittlehound 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 28, 2007

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    Why is it that my MIL seems to think

    that everything she does is right when she can be completely wrong.
    BLK8WDW BLK8WDW 26-30, M 7 Responses Mar 23

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    Not Mil But Whole Family - Not Hatred But Uneasy Feeling

    about 18 mos after my failed marriage to a man AND his mother from hell, i began to date again.  i met a great guy.  we hit it off amazingly.  as a matter of fact, in my adult life i'd not ever 'hit it off' quite like that before.  we both knew instantly...
    AbbyNormal AbbyNormal 31-35, F 7 Responses May 27, 2007

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    Where Do I Begin...i Am Tired of Trying!!

    I have been married for 13 years to a wonderful man who was very emotionally messed up when we met.  I have always gone out of my way to make the In Law's feel welcome and loved.  I send cards for every holiday, birthday, anniversary and gifts.  I make sure they...
    jlkenny jlkenny 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 25, 2007

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    New Insight

    It’s so easy to blame. I can now connect the dots between the aggravating passive aggressive behaviour I see in my partner, and his mom. While his mom was here I was packed up ready to split. But now I have had some space and time to reflect - this is where I have come out: #1...
    BoundariesSet BoundariesSet 46-50 3 Responses Nov 8, 2013

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    No words to DESCRIBE HER..

    Straight off the bat, SHE'S EVIL -  Vendictive, selfish, self centered, child-ish control freak that she is!! She is a 61 year old woman, who throw's TEMPERTANTRUMS when she doesn't get her way, or things ARE NOT ABOUT HER I've been with her son for almost 4 1/2 years now...
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Oct 19, 2007

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    I hate my mother in law.

    She is mentally ill and her children (who are wonderful) are codependent towards her. She is mean to everybody, but claims that it is out of love for everyone. You see, she actually believes that she´s right ABOUT EVERYTHING and that she is ALWAYS the victim. For example, if...
    TSSfemale32 TSSfemale32 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 14

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    My mother in law is an all around awful person!

    I tried to get her to clean her filthy house one day and in front of my daughter she started screaming and even said that my husband made a mistake marrying me! I told that bitter old hag I couldn't wait until she got old so I could put her in a nursing home. later that night...
    IhateBeth2013 IhateBeth2013 18-21, F 6 Responses 5 days ago

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    Long ago I wrote this title is not totally right

    for what I feel but let it be, because it is not entirely wrong. I feel the urge to post a new episode of where are we now with my mil. No, nothing spectacular happened, but it´s a soap opera without an end. Our drama queen deserves a scientific anthropological researsh of her...
    stellera stellera 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Now That Her Wish Came True And We're Divorced...

    Of all the EP groups, none are as emotionally-driven as this one; excepting, of course, those relating to illness/injury/death/loss  of a loved one.I discovered EP not long after I got remarried and recognized how horrible my MIL is. I googled something like, "My MIL is the...
    girlcapitol girlcapitol 51-55, F 25 Responses Jul 5, 2011

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    God I Hate Her..

    I know this is horrible but I do hate her so. She has caused me so much pain and misery in my life. She almost cost me my child. She still chooses to this day my husbands EXWIFE over me. She still sees her children (none are my husbands) over my 2 year old. She hasn't seen him...
    FolsomOrchid FolsomOrchid 26-30, F 64 Responses Mar 10, 2007

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