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I Have a Daughter In Law That Hates Me

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 4 Responses Jul 26, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 May 27

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I'm in the third year of this life consuming pursuit. I enjoy the study but wish it was a little less intense and competitive! It's certainly taking its toll on my confidence...
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    When i was a child my mother was so overprotective and never ever treat me with respect, she never allows me to decorate my own room the way i like and always throw away my...
    Loneliness78 Loneliness78 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    I wasn't able to carry a baby to full term so when my sister called me 3 days after her daughter's 12th birthday I jumped at the chance to take my niece into our home. We had just...
    Megit Megit 56-60, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    I was unfortunate enough to land myself in a house that includes not only my husband but along with my in laws, sister in law, her husband, and two kids. Everyone knows and can...
    destinii3 destinii3 26-30, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    It is not so that I hate my mother in law because she in my mother in law. No, no, no. I hate her because she is a bad person. At the begining I wanted to be a friend of hers, but...
    emikolic emikolic 26-30, F Jul 3

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    I absolutely Hate my sister in-law.I've been married to her brother for over 30 years and from day one her and the "family" has done everything they could to try to make my life a...
    nanaof6 nanaof6 51-55, F 1 day ago

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    Okay then let's start : 1. She's extremely funny and has a great sense of humour. 2. She's pretty and respects her fans. 3. She likes eating just as much as we normal ppl do...
    LifeIsSoGood14 LifeIsSoGood14 13-15, M Jul 5

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    I just turned one when my parents divorced so it wasn't hard for me to get over that since I don't remember when my parents even were together. A few years later my dad met my step...
    ahk16 ahk16 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    In 2008 my Mother in law lost h husband . I tried helping her through his illness and after his death and things were ok.I had never had bad feelings toward her in the past,as a...
    helpless69 helpless69 41-45, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Apart for wishing my children the best for their life, my greatest wish (if I ever caught a wish-fish) would be for all young wives or girlfriends not to get a mother in law from...
    stellera stellera 51-55, F 2 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    My mother in law is the most annoying person in the world. She drinks like a fish. She smokes like a factory, and somehow she hasn't dropped dead yet. I'm one of her two sons in...
    TheDrunkDuck TheDrunkDuck 36-40, M 6 Responses Jul 3

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    Where to start ... My parents are getting a divorce lately .. I'm living with my mom in a apartment ... The fact is in the past me & my family we didn't talk to each other At All...
    lordeley952 lordeley952 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 3

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    My 20 year old daughter has moved in with her dad. He and I recently separated after 23 years of marriage. He is a dry drunk and generally unhappy toxic person. I just couldn't...
    marlaynas marlaynas 51-55, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    My daughter does not hate me, but she acts like it. I just found out through facebook that she has a boyfriend, and have always found out about boyfriends and breakups on facebook...
    lad7466 lad7466 46-50, F Jul 11

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    I am in a divorce process z reason is my horrible mum in law, the story starts when me n my husband decided to marry she was against that marraige n she humiliated me in her house...
    Alicedreams Alicedreams 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    I'm 29 my life came crashing down around me about 2mths ago I've been given a bad hand at live so much so that I wish like the rest of my family I was dead but death isn't comming...
    CathyKenney CathyKenney 26-30 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    When I met my current wife, for some reason my parents didn't approve, but feigned approval. It became obvious it was all a lie when I got a call from my counselor who said my...
    BJH72 BJH72 41-45, M 6 hrs ago

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    Another great article: Narcissistic Mother-in-Law Breaks Up Marriages http://thenarcissistinyourlife.com/narcissistic-mother-in-law-breaks-up-marriages/ The article says when...
    BoundariesSet BoundariesSet 46-50 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I'm not sure if I'll ever be able to forgive her. Ate first, when I met her, I thought for sure that I wouldn't have typical awful MIL; but I was wrong. Her snide comments and...
    cfern823 cfern823 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    I'm not sure if I'll ever be able to forgive her. At first, when I met her, I thought for sure that I wouldn't have typical awful MIL; but I was wrong. Her snide comments and back...
    cfern823 cfern823 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    When I Was Growing Up I Was The Only One Close To My Grandmother. She Has Five Daughters And 13 GrandKids, Out Of All The Grandkids I Was The Lucky One To Be Close To Her. My...
    DoneWithSecrets DoneWithSecrets 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I feel like she is haunting me from the grave! The grave of get out of our life! We told my MIL she was to no longer contact us at all period. She told us our son was a mistake...
    snowbabe3 snowbabe3 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 4

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    My Mom's Death I remember it clearly as though it happened yesterday. She was an amazing woman. Very independent yet not. My dad really held her together. I remember the...
    PoetryNEmotion PoetryNEmotion 51-55, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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    My sister hates every guy I meet. We're fraternal twins, not alike at all either looks or personality wise. We've had a very tough child hood and have always been super close...
    oddolly oddolly 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    in my family its just me my mom and my sister , and my mom even confessed she loves my sister more than me she'd tell everyone one she loves her second daughter the most , she...
    hoolieee hoolieee 13-15, F Jul 6

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    Hi all. I am new here and for the last 3 years my mil has been a nightmare! From day one she has been telling my fiancé ridiculous things about me. She tries to convince him that...
    areyna88 areyna88 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 10

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    I used to have a really great relationship with him. We used to do so much stuff together. Then he started spending all his time with my little brother. It wouldn't bother me at...
    Trupp Trupp 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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