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I Hate My Mother In Law

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    AngelicInnocence92 AngelicInnocence92 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 30

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 6 days ago

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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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    Today my feelings about my mother in law went

    from "I can't stand her" to "I hate her!" I went to Home Depot today with my best friend for 45 minutes (total time out of the house) to get paint and stain for a couple furniture pieces I want to refurbish for out apartment. The first thing I did when I got back was use the...
    LGLlove LGLlove 31-35, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    9 months ago, I moved with my husband to Canada.

    He asked me to live with his parents for until we find a suitable house for us. Unfortunately, finding a decent house was not as easy as we thought. Sadly, I have a narcissistic mother-in-law. Narcissistic mother-in-laws are bragging, nagging, intruding, competitive, and...
    adviseplease adviseplease 26-30, F 8 Responses Mar 16

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    Jealousy. So many of our MIL's seem to suffer

    from it. If you have ever lived in a rural setting you know that tools get lost no matter how careful you are. Oddly I had my sockets setting on an upturned stock tank when a huge raven landed, snagged my 5/8 and flew off. Frantic digging revealed that was my only one now...
    wordofwarning wordofwarning 51-55, F 5 Responses Mar 17

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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 5 days ago

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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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    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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    DisarmingtheDragon

    After years of enduring my mother-in-law's stinging barbs I decided to write them down and create a rule for dealing with her invectives. Happy results ensued! Writing relieved much of the pent-up tension.
    Dragonista Dragonista 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 2, 2007

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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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    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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    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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    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 5 Responses 3 days ago

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 18-21, F 2 days ago

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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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    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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    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 1 Response 3 days ago

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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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