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I Have a Daughter In Law That Hates Me

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    Heartbroken Mom......my Son Abandoned Me

    I am a single mom who moved from one state to another so I could be with my son while he was pursuing a relationship with a girl who was separated and had one child. I son is adopted and has mild CP. I raised him from the age of 3 alone and made him my entire life. I didn't...
    mbloveya mbloveya 61-65, F 8 Responses Mar 21, 2012

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    A Family Soap Opera

    Since he met and started living with his now wife we have seen our youngest son two or three times a year usually when looking after the grandchildren whilst the parents got a break. We enjoyed being with the two grandchildren.     ...
    granval granval 61-65, F 2 Responses Jan 5, 2009

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    Daughter In Law - Doesnot Accept Me

    My daughter in law just doesnot accept me. Her mother passed away several years before I met her father. She doesnot like that we have gotten married, and fights with her siblings as they are happy their dad is not sad anymore. Also refuses to accept me as a grandparent and...
    WhyM301 WhyM301 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 21, 2013

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    Treats Me Like Dirt

    My daughter in law treats me like I have the plague. She and my son asked me to quit my job to take care of my granddaughters while they are at work. Yes, they pay me, but less than they pay their housekeeper. I don't mind because I get to see the girls almost every day and...
    jamandjelly jamandjelly 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 19, 2011

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    I Have A Future Daughter In Law That Is Hateful And Rude

    My son informed me by text message he was getting married. I was shocked I did not even know he had a girlfriend until 2 weeks prior to this shock. I texted him back that I was disappointed and disapproved of this. I was mad at him. I felt left out of the loop because his dad...
    kshafer kshafer 41-45, F 5 Responses Jul 26, 2013

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    I Have A Daughter In Law That Hates Me

    Sometimes I wonder if we just try too hard. I was determined to be friends with my daughter in law. My son is in the Army and she lived with us for a year and a half before they got married. She was with us through his boot camp and MIT training all the way up to the wedding. I...
    dhart1966 dhart1966 41-45 6 Responses Jun 5, 2011

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    Celebration!

    My husband planned an overnight camping trip with our sons, so they can keep caught up with each other. Life gets so busy and its difficult to stay in touch. I'm spending the first night, before everyone comes up, but I was really excited when my son (with whom there have been...
    Junnifer Junnifer 41-45 2 Responses Apr 26, 2013

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    My Daughter-in-law Has Turned My Son Against Me

    My son and I use to be so close and then he met his wife and now we are like strangers. I haven't been able to do anything right since they got togather. When they got married, I finished off their 16 place setting dishware. I think they needed about 8 more and I also bought a...
    zimbamzoom zimbamzoom 56-60, F 9 Responses Jul 21, 2012

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    Spurned In Sc

    The first time I met my future daughter-in-law she said that she had an older brother and an older sister and that they were "very selfish". I though to myself, "Hmmm, isn't it a miracle that her parents raised two selfish children and one selfless one?"  Alas, only too true...
    Taxmom Taxmom 56-60 4 Responses May 25, 2012

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    Have Been Patient, Kind .... Still Hung Out To Dry By The Bully Paranoid Wife

    my son married a girl in a secret wedding, with just her brothers standing up with her, and her mother. I was told about this 2 weeks later when they and I went to dinner "surprise". they had a baby & I rec'd emails of the sonagrams, but when the big day came they went to West...
    ajay821 ajay821 56-60, F 7 Responses Jul 19, 2011

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    No Reason

    Ok, so my son is marrying a girl that hates me.  My son and I have always been close and she has started fights between the two of us and thinks nothing of it.  They have been dating for quite a while.  We got along at first but for the las few years we haven't.  Now all of...
    hurtingmom08 hurtingmom08 41-45 19 Responses Nov 24, 2008

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    My Daughter In Law Hates Me...

    This website is a great place to vent. I hope after reading what I write, I can sort thru this whole sordid affair. Right now I feel like I am having a nervous breakdown. It is day 7 since the wedding from Christendom's hell. I am still in a state of grief. Not because my...
    jwmom7172 jwmom7172 56-60, F 26 Responses Aug 12, 2010

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    Very Hurt

    My daughter in law, and son were suppose to come have supper with us. I spoke with my son on phone and said, "call before ya'll come". He said, "Ok". My husband was out running errands, and when he got back told me that he spoke with Kiefer (my son)while he was out. I said oh...
    hippieathart hippieathart 51-55, F 5 Responses Jun 8, 2010

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    Lost And Deppressed

    My son was living with his girlfriend for 5 years. One year of being engaged. Her dad passed away and set the wedding date off a few months. I adored this girl I could not be happier. They were married in febuary of 2010. Now in july I find out from my son she is thinking of...
    hazelnut1 hazelnut1 51-55, F 6 Responses Jul 23, 2010

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    Don't Know What I Did To Deserve This

    Five years ago I left my husband. We had been married over 20 years. We started as equal partners when we wed, but he became disabled (legally blind); and I became the primary bread-winner.... He never adjusted to his disability, and used alcohol to ease his pain. Must have...
    nowinsituation nowinsituation 51-55, F 4 Responses Nov 8, 2012

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    It was music to my ears

    that I found this website today and have read the problems other have. I have a daughter in law from hell currently. Nice as pie to your face and i am the worst thing since sliced bread. Abandoned by her mother or so i am told and kicked out as a teenager it seems i am the...
    hadenogh hadenogh 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    I am utterly heartbroken!

    I pretty much raised my son's alone and now they are adults. My oldest son moved his girlfriend in with us when she was 18 because her mom kicked her out and now 7 years later they are on there own with a child. Great...right? I barely talk to my son unless they need money...
    clthompson40 clthompson40 46-50, F 1 Response May 27

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    Daily Pain

    When my son started dating my daughter in law the only time I heard from him was when they were fighting...then he would end up spending a bunch of money on her and she would be happy...even on his important day when he graduated from college the lime lite was on her with a...
    bow2009 bow2009 46-50 4 Responses Dec 17, 2009

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    My Daugher In Law Hates Me, And My Grandson...

    I’ve never met a manipulative person, but I believe that is what my daughter in law is. I believe it was her goal to pull my son from his family and cut HIS son from his life. I have four children.  My youngest son was always a kind and loving person.  His father and I...
    SadMadMom SadMadMom 56-60, F 6 Responses Sep 5, 2011

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    Need Someone Who Is Like Me To Be Friend.

    I am a 50 year old married(sometimes not happily) woman. My life experiences have been with drawing men who have monogamy and alcohol problems. I am disabled due to neuological back and neck problems. But I love music(the oldies), funny sories and funny animal pics. I would like...
    ttracy1961 ttracy1961 46-50, F Nov 12, 2011

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    He's not my brother-in-law yet but he will be. I cannot stand him! He is rude and inconsiderate. He is stupid. He treats his mother and brother like ****. I just can't stand it. I...
    Jeradactyl Jeradactyl 22-25, F a week ago

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    My parents told me when my mom got pregnant my dad wanted a girl my mom wanted a boy, once in a store there were screaming little girls and I said I didnt want to have daughters...
    DenSan DenSan 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    I am a college graduate. My degrees are in criminal justice, criminal and constitutional law, and I do have a law degree from the University of Alabama.
    mississippiblondegal mississippiblondegal 36-40, F 6 Responses 4 days ago

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    MY mother-in-law feels she has to rule all her daughter-in-laws lives. We have a family cabin on a river which is pretty primitive. No running water or electric. On Mother's Day...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 2 Responses Oct 28

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    I always thought I was firing blanks, but in the last month it's been confirmed that I have a daughter! She's just turned 4 and she's gorgeous. She must get her looks from her...
    Mick672 Mick672 41-45, M 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    I am 45 years old. My Mom hates me. She doesn't say she hates me but she won't deny it when asked and she looks at me as though she loathes me. My husband has seen the way she...
    StepMom2003 StepMom2003 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    I really admire a close mother and daughter relationship. Any women have that relationship?
    Titan222 Titan222 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    Useful Vocab. DS/DB/DC Dear sister/brother/cousin DH/DW Darling Hubby/Wife DGD darling grand daughter/ DGS darling grandson DS darling son/DD darling daughter ACON – Adult Child...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Oct 28

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    My 22 year old daughter hates me, well... she at least doesn't like me, never really has. She was born so independent, never wanted to be held or cuddled. She has lots of friends...
    kathdm kathdm 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 15

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    Hate is too strong of a word.. I really dislike my sister in law's behavior. I have not seen her for years. Right from the first meeting I felt this hiss of anger. Her dog was...
    Sophiame Sophiame 61-65, F a week ago

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    I always know when the discussions about to get interesting, she usually brings me a coffee to soften me and begins with "So Dad, what do you think of....". So a few days back the...
    CrowdOfOne CrowdOfOne 46-50, M 4 Responses Oct 27

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    This is a venting session, to stop me from loosing my mind. I have been a model daughter in law for the past ten years ( but I don't profess to b perfect), only to be controlled by...
    fleezz fleezz 41-45, M Oct 29

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    Hate is too strong of a word.. I really dislike my sister in law's behavior. I have not seen her for years. Right from the first meeting I felt this hiss of anger. Her dog was...
    Sophiame Sophiame 61-65, F a week ago

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    I don't know how should I start this story. Am I even able to say that my mom is the main reason of my un happiness and my sadness?   I never knew love , till I met my love Ahmad...
    unknown159231 unknown159231 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    I just recently joined EP, i am new to all of this, so bear with me..i do not care for social media, have never had a facebook page etc...having said that, I am desperate for...
    Neuronurse Neuronurse 41-45, F Nov 8

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    i hate her so much. she is a 27 year old narcissist, obnoxious, self absorbed brat! she disappeared when she was 18 for 3 years and later popped up and stayed within the family for...
    motherofnarcissism motherofnarcissism 51-55, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    When i married my husband he gave me a warning. Stay away from his mother because she is nuts. Through the yrs I have seen where she has made the whole family miserable. All her...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    My husband and I had been together for 29 yrs. Raised 2 children now in their late 20's. My husband and his mother always had a strained relationship. She called him "spawn of...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    Our daughter in law refuses to let our son see us. They married in secret, had a ceremony for her family to which we were not invited and now have a child that she(they) will not...
    patikiram patikiram 61-65, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M 4 days ago

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    I have never liked her.Hate is a word I would never use though.She comes to stay with me and moves things till I don't find them.She also tolerates all nonsense from her children...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    While it's comforting to know I'm not alone, I still feel as though I need to be validated with how I feel towards my MIL. I've confided in girlfriends about my MIL issues, but...
    lolasmama lolasmama 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I need some advice on how to cope with my father in law. My wife does not get along with her mother because she cannot see any way to enjoy her time with her so limits her...
    AlwaysCravingMusic AlwaysCravingMusic 31-35, M Oct 26

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    Now, to say I was upset is an understatement. Last night while visiting my Children I observed in silence as my MIL's eyes scan the entire house for anything out of place. Then it...
    MichelleM1988 MichelleM1988 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    I HATE my Mother in Law. Yes it's me again :D What can I say I can't get enough of bitching about this evil woman. Anyways; I was on Facebook and had to log onto an old account to...
    snowbabe3 snowbabe3 22-25, F 6 Responses Nov 1

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    I truly hate my SIL! I do not say that lightly. I have been able to get along with her for years, then all of a sudden she started to belittle me and my existence as a mother. Even...
    Jennforr Jennforr 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    Oh I hate, loath, despise my mother in law! I can say that with clarity, and I know I will never change that. She is the most selfish woman I have ever met. I know when I first...
    ohsoverytired ohsoverytired 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 16

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