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I Have a Daughter-in-law From Hell

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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 13 Responses Sep 19, 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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    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 !!!

    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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    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 4 Responses Jul 2, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I sincerely do not feel

    that the “blame” should be placed on the DIL, or any “blame” towards not one person. Look, life happens, family happens. As a mother of three, I have found that YOU cannot choose who your children fall into love with. More importantly, it is not a reflection of your...
    nanawhomisseshergirl nanawhomisseshergirl 41-45, F 1 Response May 22

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 5 Responses Mar 18, 2013

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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 5 Responses Oct 31, 2012

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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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    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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    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- 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 2 Responses Feb 28, 2011

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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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    I have heard many stories over the years about my MIL's brutality to her young sons. Most have been confirmed by the mouths of her own children. One common method of discipline...
    wordofwarning wordofwarning 51-55, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I've held these feelings back for so long now that I can't possibly hold them back any longer. I have trouble with people who want nothing but to take take take. I do everything in...
    ianbrewman ianbrewman 26-30, T 1 day ago

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    I just wanted to finally have a lovely warm hearted family but instead i have godzilla storming around all the time. I want things to be different
    HappyGoLightyAlways HappyGoLightyAlways 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Yeah so, I washed my blender in a previous story to wash off the maggots from the interior. I did not know that the blender itself had holes that allow the mechanisms to propel...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My daughter in law is a wonderful funny sweet lady. We have a lot in common and text back and forth all the time. She tells me she will look after me when I an old. She has become...
    ljbighug ljbighug 61-65, M 3 days ago

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    "G'day mate.Thats a bonza barbie.Could do with more snags on it though.MIND THE COCKATOOS! They stole my cozzie the other day,brand new,I was looking forward to swimming in it.Oh...
    hazelflower12 hazelflower12 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I called my sister in law that night...so desperate not to get my family involved...but what else could I do...I couldn't even get to the door...she crawled in threw the window...I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 days ago

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    from my book girl of a thousand Swings coming to wattpad Kyle grabbed her chin and pulled her head back and breathed into her again. I remember him exclaiming "finally" or...
    mylifewiththegirls mylifewiththegirls 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    hello. I'm not a mother in law, I'm a daughter in law. I have a terrible situation and I need some advice from someone on the other side. I've ruined my husband's family. I didn't...
    thedaughterinlawfromhell thedaughterinlawfromhell 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It's MIL's birthday on Monday. I suggested we buy her a gift certificate for the hair salon she uses, he's taking her to dinner as well. My partner tells me his plan is to buy some...
    BoundariesSet BoundariesSet 46-50 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I escaped... He nearly stabbed me in the chest with a buck knife. He broke my nose, he dragged me into the house by my hair. I thought he was going to kill me until I begged for...
    arandomuse arandomuse 26-30, F 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    I like my mother in law. I can't complain that she is mean or doesn't like me. She is actually lovely. But how can I stop her interfering?? She has recently moved out of her...
    anon3101 anon3101 31-35 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've never liked to use the word hate. Not many people have made this list until now! Technically she is not my mother in law, she is my boyfriend's mother, and she makes me...
    rebekahmh rebekahmh 26-30, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    FAT LESBIAN C*UNT....this is was my husbands sister called me.... I don't even want to call her my sister in law... because at this point I want nothing to do with her.... I do...
    ihatehermost ihatehermost 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Ok ladies! I have gained 3 DILs in 2 years. We have had some problems but I have worked through them. But the last DIL is distant. She came from a broken home and didn't have...
    Joyfulkp Joyfulkp 56-60, F 5 days ago

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    Hello I am new to this site. I'm nervous and anxious and I cry nearly every day. I've been feeling this way for 2 years. I'm here today to ask mother in laws to read my story, and...
    kayepx kayepx 31-35, F 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have been married for four years, we have been together for 6. We initially met when I was separated from my ex-husband, which was a very abusive unhealthy marriage. When my...
    Notintomyelf Notintomyelf 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    My husband believes the issues between my mother in law and I are my fault because I am "hard to talk to". I have been married since june but together a little over a year with a...
    ShannonKV ShannonKV 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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