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I Have a Daughter-in-law From Hell

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    Daughter- Inlaw

    i think we have the same daughter in -law  we have 1 son and we are close and 2 grandson  she got rid of all his friend now  we are on the hitlist   we have tried to do every thing to get on her good side she just whats him and her family  just like the old saying your son...
    chaise chaise 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 28, 2011

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    Estranged From Son & Dil

    Every since my son met his now wife she has not tried to become part of our family. It appears it's been her goal to create "their" family to the exclusion of us. That would be fine if she did the same with HER parents and family. But NO - they are great and we're nothing...
    LuLuF LuLuF 61-65, F 12 Responses Sep 19, 2012

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    Daughter In Law From Hell !!!

    This daughter in law thinks she is the greatest thing since sliced bread ! she is only 21 and has 1 child and 1 on the way , of course she is the expert in child raising . She uses the child as a pawn , so when i say or do anything that she don't like I don't get to see my...
    girl55 girl55 56-60, F 3 Responses Aug 17, 2013

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    Not One, But Three!!

    My son married the first wife at 20, a private in the army, lonely and tired of living under the eyes of his command. Met her at a party and less than two weeks later they were living off post and married. She tried to get money from me but couldn't then tried from my mother. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 3, 2012

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    Why Is It Always The Mother-in-law's Fault?

    Everywhere I search on the web, I see sites where MIL's can vent, but always a DIL has to interject her nasty comments. I am just looking for a site where I can explain my DIL's narcissistic and controling behaviors and to seek some type of understanding and commiseration from...
    anonmil anonmil 56-60, F 4 Responses Oct 31, 2012

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    Conflicted

    I had a wonderful dinner with two of my sons and their girls. Discussion turned to my upcoming silver anniversary. My husband and I work very hard and have never made a thing of our wedding anniversaries. It's durning busy holiday season and barely any steam is left to celebrate...
    Junnifer Junnifer 41-45 5 Responses Jun 1, 2013

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    Daughter In Law From Hell

    My son got married 2 years ago and I have a 3 yr old granddaughter. My daughter in law is very jealous and a nasty person. She is always trying to make my son hate me...she is always calling him Mama's boy but when they are in financial trouble they come to me first...I try to be...
    simbaoshell simbaoshell 41-45, F 6 Responses Jan 12, 2010

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    And This Is Just The Beginning!

    I knew I was in trouble when my future daughter in law bought me my dress for her wedding. She paid 50 bucks for it on Amazon. It was a size 14 (Im a size 8) and looked like something a nun would wear in the 1940's. She would be wearing a $10,000.00 Vera Wang, her mother, an $800...
    Serenityno Serenityno 51-55 5 Responses Oct 22, 2012

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    What Makes A Bad Daughter-In-Law?

    Hi there, I am a DIL and I do NOT have a great relationship with my MIL. I don't really know her all that well because we live so far away, but she hates me with a passion...... And I can't figure out why. So, as per the title, I am wondering what actions turn a DIL to a "DIL...
    Relise Relise 26-30 2 Responses Mar 3, 2013

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    Very Ungrateful Daughter-in-law!!

    I am a grandmother to a beautiful grandson who is 21/2.  Since this baby was born to this date, I drive to their home Monday-Friday, 7:15 am-5:00pm, approximately 25 minute drive (one way), to take care of him.  I have hardly missed a day taking care of him.  I do not receive...
    vhock55 vhock55 56-60 8 Responses Nov 8, 2011

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    Daughter-in-law To Be Troubles.

    Ok so there was a friend of my daughter that needed a place to stay.........I allowed her to stay in my home for 7 months{Idiot moment}. She then developed a relationship with my son.  Now that they are engaged she will not even let him see his family. He works nights and if...
    AndiBloodworth AndiBloodworth 36-40 3 Responses Sep 11, 2010

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    Where To Turn?

    Twelve years ago, we lost our twenty year old son in a car accident. Naturally the conseqences of that loss are devastating and we have had to try so hard to pull our lives together and move forward. If that were not enough for one family, our remaining son met and married soon...
    milljack milljack 66-70 4 Responses Mar 18, 2013

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    I Win The Daughter-in-law-from-hell Award.

    My DIL has actually said these words to me: "You are selfish, inflexible, and you do not consider other people's feelings." "I know you had a difficult childhood, so I would have thought that you would have made a better effort". "Yeah, lets talk about your other kids..." She...
    Taxmom Taxmom 56-60 3 Responses Oct 14, 2012

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    Mother In Law - To Gullible - Estranged Daughter In Law "psychopath"???

    Mother in Law -- too gullible, too stupid ???? Daughter in Law -- psychopath ???? Son -- talk, talk no action ???? The calculating cuckoo -- laid his egg in our nest !!!!! Research shows that traits like “ Charisma, Charm, being liked by people on face value, very...
    winaley winaley 61-65, F 3 Responses Jul 2, 2012

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    User And Abuser The Daughter In Law The Devil Sent

    ou know you have a happy family unit - you are nice people then your son marries the last person on the face of the planet you would have chosen in a million years. However you try you put on a brave face.This someone then systematically uses you and uses you and you say...
    Cassiopie Cassiopie 66-70 4 Responses Sep 15, 2012

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    Pig In A Poke

    My daughter-in-law is the laziest woman on the planet. She does nothing - I have watched my son work 15 hours in the day while she sat and cross-stitched. She comes to the table when a 1st class meal is cooked for her and walks back to an easy chair straight after. I have had...
    sninko sninko 56-60 3 Responses Oct 5, 2012

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    Frustrated

    My other children have given up trying to have a relationship with my son, primarily because of the DIL. They do blame my son for the actions of his wife. They hate how he allows her to treat me. The trouble is, I'm the only one who tries to address these problems. I cannot say...
    Junnifer Junnifer 41-45 1 Response May 28, 2013

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    My Sons Wife Was A Willing Paid Participent

    My sons wife was a willing paid participent in the affair she had with my husband her fatherinlaw.She charged $50 a pop (not even a classy hooker). I trusted and loved both of them. Soon after my now x ended it she got pregnant to our son ? anyway I fell inlove with my 1st...
    trustingfool1 trustingfool1 46-50 2 Responses Dec 8, 2012

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    My Granddaughter....

    My son married his wife a year and a half ago, and they recently became parents to my first grandchild, a girl! (which is very cool since I am only the mother of boys). To top it off, my new granddaughter was born on my birthday! We drove the next day to meet the next baby, and...
    stormcloud2win stormcloud2win 46-50 3 Responses Jun 28, 2012

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    Daughter In Laws From Hell Oh Yes

    I have three daughters in law who are all in their mid to late 40's, all are single and all are attached to their father like a child to it's mother's nipple.  They have done literally everything they can to destroy my marriage.  After nearly one divorce, and a recovery they...
    Reichwein Reichwein 51-55 1 Response Aug 26, 2011

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    Daughter In Law From Hell

    Ever since my son started dating his now wife, she has been nothing but a pain in my side.  The relationship started out by her accusing my son of beating her tying her up and she made friends with a police officer and set him up and they had him arrested.  When his...
    ppollard ppollard 51-55, F 15 Responses Jan 4, 2010

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    One And Only Son

    I too, have just one son, an only child.  He has been married to this gal for 5 years and they have a 6 year old daughter.  I adore my granddaughter!!!  My problem is her Mother!  I do everything I can to help them, cell phone bills paid monthly, much cash handed over, bills...
    thegoodwitchmil thegoodwitchmil 51-55 5 Responses Dec 20, 2011

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    Walking Dead Looks Like A Peacful Place....

    Hello. I'm looking for any MIL advice I can get. I am not perfect. But I thought I did a pretty good job raising my Son. I've been married for over 35 yrs with a Daughter and a Son. I have only heard how wonderful my Son is for over a decade. My DIL started her manipulation...
    momremoved momremoved 56-60 5 Responses Mar 11, 2013

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    18 Years Of Hell

    Our son has been married for 17 years to a woman who has been the daughter-in-law from hell. The first time she met my husband and I, our 20 year old son, who was in the Coast Guard, had brought her to our home for dinner. After the dinner she stood up and said, "I don't like you...
    gmatpa14 gmatpa14 56-60 11 Responses Oct 2, 2012

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    Triple H

    Well I guess that my story starts jan of 09 when without even asking us our son moved his than girl friend into our house.  We didn't get angry we were under the impression that her family didn't care about her. And when they finished moving her things in with the help of her...
    grammers grammers 51-55 1 Response Jan 2, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    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 Oct 22

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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 Oct 17

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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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    We have a mother-in-law from hell. My sister-in-law gets most the abuse. She lives next door to the inlaws. Start off she married my brother-in-law in a beautiful wedding. First...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 2 days ago

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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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    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 1 Response 2 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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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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    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 3 days ago

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    I know my now SIL since 12 Years.She was together with my Brother in Law when they were in their 20is. My husband has a 10 year younger Brother.This girls knew exactly how to get...
    Rubyan Rubyan 36-40, F 4 hrs ago

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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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    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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    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 Oct 16

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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 4 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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    Me and my boyfriend of 9 years have been living with my boyfriends parents because of the economy and the fact that he has helped his family financially in the past, bringing down...
    Anonymous8712 Anonymous8712 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 23

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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 Oct 16

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    My mother in law is a repeat offender. Before I came along, my Sister in Law (husband's brother's wife) had to endure 4 years of abuse. My mother in law treated her very badly...
    genie201 genie201 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My mother in-law is not the brightest crayon in the box. She decided to refinance her house but didn't do the proper research before she got suckered into some BS that ended up...
    Virgogirl915 Virgogirl915 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    my husband, myself our 2 kids my Mother-in-law and father=in=law and nieces and nephews were in Florida staying for a wk. We had a large family unit at a motel. My mother-in-law...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 2 days ago

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    I am a 27 and have been with my husband for 5 years but recently got married a few months ago. Our lives would be so much better if the monster in law would go into a nice...
    MonsterInLaw0847 MonsterInLaw0847 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 5

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    My marriage is in trouble. We are just over a month married. My husband is 51 and has been living with his mother in somewhat of a husband/wife situation for many years (since...
    W0eIsMe W0eIsMe 46-50, F 3 Responses Oct 7

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    My husband and I haven't spoken to my mother in law hardly at all in several years. We got mad at her for multiple reasons a while back, one of them was her taking my son around...
    arkgirl arkgirl 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    Tell me if you think this is normal and or how to deal with this: My mother in law joined facebook and I accepted her request. She didn't "like or comment" on any of our wedding...
    rosegrl rosegrl 31-35, F 6 Responses Oct 7

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    I know the title is I don't like my in laws but I it should be my in laws don't like me .... I guess you could say I have a different name which I don't care to share but these...
    blackwidow67 blackwidow67 18-21, F Oct 17