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    I Hate My Mother In Law!!

        I hate my mother in law i hate her always butting in when my husband and i are talking, ive started when she buts in on us talking i tell her i was talking to don i wonder does she think shes married to her son i stay in my jail cell (my bedroom) when will...
    THEGOODTWIN THEGOODTWIN 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 4, 2007

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    This is the most insecure woman on the planet.

    She wants to control everything without having done any research or planning and absolutely loses her mind when she's ignored or disagreed with. She's manipulative, explosive, and ******* impossible to like or get along with. Let's forget the fact that she gives me the...
    JaxyBaine JaxyBaine 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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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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    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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    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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    I hate it when she buts in my discussions with

    my daughter I try so hard to desipline her my way but the lady comes and freaking tells her the opposite!!!! I am so pissed off right now its not even funny I just went to pick up my daughter from school cause she had a tummy ache I looked at my girl and told her if u feel sick...
    crazy4love crazy4love 22-25, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I hate my mother in law.

    She's an angel, a living Buddha, and the most generous person in the world... to her son. I got married and moved to the US 3 years ago. They come to the US so frequently and forces me to call them everyday even if they don't answer the phone. When they're not around i have to...
    Katesf Katesf 26-30, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    AngelicInnocence92 AngelicInnocence92 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 30

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    She is ...... controlling cheap tortures

    people Fat Fake Loud Thinks highly of herself Liar Hypocrite ruined my wedding Manipulative Backstabber Cruel And im stuck w her forever n ever.....
    sourh2o sourh2o 31-35, F 4 Responses 4 hrs ago

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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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    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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    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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    My fiance and myself have been seeing each other

    for right at 5 years, everything is great.. Except his devil mother. I don't know how to deal with her, she's very outspoken and doesn't hesitate to withhold a rude and degrading comment towards me. In the past she has called me fat multiple times (to my face), and even got on...
    Savannahw70 Savannahw70 22-25, F 8 Responses Apr 19

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    i I don't hate her I just can't stand her

    sometimes!!! I bump heads with her daily its exhausting. we think so differently and I think we both hate to be wrong so in discussions about nonsense we can go at it and get heated quickly. I hate talking or thinking about religion and she loooves her catholic mind set. she...
    crazy4love crazy4love 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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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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    IS Your Mother In Law Worth Dying Over?

    update on the update nove 2011 things went this year we took her out to dinner her fussing nitpicking everything about the dinner .thank god for my glass of wine befor the dinner . i made sure to have a glass of wine befor we went to get her . thank god its over . she started...
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F 37 Responses Feb 13, 2008

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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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    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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    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 5 Responses Apr 15

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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 3 Responses Apr 18

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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 Apr 21

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    She's stealing from my home!

    To elaborate, I've been with my boyfriend for 3 years, I've never liked his mother in law. She's 50 in perfect health, lives in a single wide trailer and doesn't work and single. She gets by in life by having her 80 year old mother pay for her expenses. She has every excuse in...
    Worleybirdie Worleybirdie 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 26

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Do I Hate My Mil?

    i've read all the awful things mil's have done and not sure how to explain the pain i've received from my mil and sil. their not like alot of the stories i've read. they don't ever come out and say awful things to me. it's unbelievable how i'm sooo hurt that i feel hate. i...
    nomotherlove nomotherlove 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 24, 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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    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 8 Responses Apr 8

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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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    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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    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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    I don't even know where to begin!

    Hey everyone this is my first post... Im going to make this short sweet and simple. I need honest opinions! IS IT BETTER TO "FAKE IT AND MAKE IT" with your mil who hates you? I currently avoid her at all costs.,, spent Christmas sitting at a park bc I didn't want to go home to...
    Melissab1229 Melissab1229 26-30, F 9 Responses Apr 9

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    apparently I'm cinderella.

    I have to pick up dog poop all by myself. really?? while she does the sandbox.. sighs.... whatever
    AngelicInnocence92 AngelicInnocence92 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    so we just talked with MIL.

    . the thing is that she's blaming animals for making her son sick.. but when I entered her room.. it stinks like dirty clothes left over and pee... and she blames animals. no wonder your son can't breathe at night. but I kept quiet and let her talk. didn't even blown up or...
    AngelicInnocence92 AngelicInnocence92 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    when I said that I could take care of my

    husband, mil said really? really? in a tone that I'm not capable of doing that.
    AngelicInnocence92 AngelicInnocence92 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 27

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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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    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 2 Responses Apr 26

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    Never Wishes Me Well

    I can't say that I hate my Mother in Law really.  I don't like to waste my time on such negative feelings but I do stay away from her as much as I can.  When I have to be around her I am as pleasant as I can be, which, because intrinsically I'm wired to please...
    neopet neopet 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 27, 2007

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    My mother-in-law assumed we would be spending

    Thanksgiving with her again this year instead of my beloved grandmother. She apparently also assumed I was going to travel 3 states away to make thanksgiving a family reunion. I'm pregnant with my second child and due now 5th...my oldest will be 2 & 1/2...I "kindly" told her...
    IhateBeth2013 IhateBeth2013 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 22

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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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    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 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 24, 2014

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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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    My Bithchy MIL Has A Change Of Heart So the

    last time I shared my story. It was about one of my confrontations with my MIL. How Bitchy she was and what she used to do to me. Anyways Now there has been a new interesting development in My story. Anyways We Finally went back to My Husbands home City after 5 years. The only...
    madhomemaker madhomemaker 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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