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I Have a Daughter In Law That Hates Me

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 25 Responses Aug 12, 2010

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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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    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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    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 5 Responses Nov 8, 2012

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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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    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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    My Future Daughter In Law

    My son and his fiance have been together since Jr high. They just presently got engage and her mother and I went with. them to look at a couple of venues. One the way, her mother mention that she was going to soon be Mrs. Blabla (not using our last name) and. She turned around...
    5 Responses Jan 23, 2013

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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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    My dad didn't go to work and when I went over there today after school he didn't say anything he sat in the living room with nothing on it just looked down at the ground for like...
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    I should start out by saying that I have never, ever had an argument with my daughter(s) in law. I was determined to be the strong supportive mother-in-law who respects her...
    ChantyWife ChantyWife 66-70, F 21 hrs ago

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    My monster in law has ruined lots of special moments during my wedding preparations this year that I will now only remember with sadness and lots of anger. But one her shining...
    MonsterInLaw0847 MonsterInLaw0847 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 6

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    Ahh my sister in law's baby shower. An event thats supposed to be fun unless you have to deal with my monster in law. When we found out my SIL was pregnant I was uber excited and...
    MonsterInLaw0847 MonsterInLaw0847 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    COLUMBINE STUDENT'S FATHER YEARS LATER !! Guess our national leaders didn't expect this. On Thursday, Darrell Scott, the father of Rachel Scott, a victim of the Columbine High...
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    I got along really well with my in laws at first, then hubby proposed and it's like something in MIL snapped and she turned into this evil, manipulative cow and turned the family...
    Coco181225 Coco181225 26-30, F Sep 30

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    I met my husband 10 years ago, he is divorced and so am I. He has 2 children from a previous marriage and I had none. We then had our daughter now 8. My step daughter is 21 and...
    fleezz fleezz 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    No matter how bad your day or your life for that matter is going, there is always someone out there who is having a worse one. For me all I have to do is recall my brother-in-law...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 2 Responses Oct 7

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    I joined this forum just so that i can put my experience with my mother in law in writing. so here is the story. I met my husband in college. we were first friends and it turned...
    Aleksanrda Aleksanrda 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 7

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    Yesterday was Spoil Daughter Day. Once a year, we celebrate the anniversary of our court victory. You see, three years ago, we won the right to spend more time together. If you've...
    PhresnoPhoenix PhresnoPhoenix 36-40, M 4 Responses Oct 13

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    My husband of 27 years has not been speaking to me for the past three days. He speaks to my daughter lovingly, and he speaks to my sons (2) casually. A couple of days ago, my...
    neglected08 neglected08 46-50 5 days ago

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    This story is about the church I used to attend when I was a child. The incident supposedly occurred before my family joined the church in the 70's. So I'm not sure of the year...
    paclark paclark 31-35 8 hrs ago

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    To be honest, perfectly, I have no concerns for my Son, except for the following:- My Mother was always wisdom, as wise a mother could ever be and the first rule of thumb that...
    democritique democritique 61-65, F Oct 3

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    If you have read my other story that I posted in this experience, you would know I lost a lot of important people throughout my life, people who I love dearly, I posted that story...
    Secret179688 Secret179688 18-21 Oct 10

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    Me and my sister are close in age and have always been very close. We had 5 older brothers and so we always shared a bedroom. After her marriage we still remained close but of...
    chaiginger chaiginger 46-50, F 6 days ago

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    Well my mum she's ALWAYS putting me down saying how unhygienic I am and how dumb and that I'm rude selfish and she hates me. I'm not taking this anymore I'm running away, I'm not...
    evieisworthless evieisworthless 13-15, F Oct 5

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    My husband and I are invisible to our dil. Married 20+ years with 2 daughters. Her parents live close as well (as we do). We definately get left overs. It could be worse (as I've...
    dogpoo dogpoo 61-65, F 2 Responses Sep 25

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    I have a crazy mother in law from ******* hell. :0 oh god please give me some advice to carry on with my life in peace pleaseeee the sisters in law are just as bad even one who is...
    Anna85xo Anna85xo 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    I do not hate my daughter in law. Just wish her and my son would stop hurting me. She played me perfectly. I even told my son she was wonderful and he should marry her. The day...
    hhalibur hhalibur 46-50, F 6 days ago

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    My story is a simple one. My daughter, our only child, has almost completely stopped connecting with me. Throughout her childhood, she was closest to me, and we had this pact of...
    Neila1 Neila1 51-55, F 2 Responses Oct 4

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    My mom and dad got divorced when I was 15. It was a really ugly, messy divorce and I went through a time of deep depression because of it. A year later, after only knowing her for...
    lola023 lola023 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    My mother has been passive aggressive my whole life yet I just realized it in my early 40's. My father died 3 years ago and that's when her PA really escalated. The first 6...
    alleb1990 alleb1990 41-45 3 Responses Oct 5

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    Back when I was thirty one years old I was going through the feelings of what is called maternal instincts. I think that is normal right? A young woman having the desire to have...
    chaiginger chaiginger 46-50, F 6 days ago

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    My father's side of grandparents are... quite a character. They are farmers, but far from 'nice country folks'. They can be really greedy and ignorant, and I was shunned when I was...
    Eugene214 Eugene214 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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