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I Have a Daughter-in-law From Hell

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 !!!

    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 3 Responses Jul 2, 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 1 Response Feb 28, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Can you say Narcissist? Yep, That's my DIL! She's out of control! I know there are difficult MIL's in the world, but there's a stereotype that says it's always mom's fault. Guess...
    mommaof4boys mommaof4boys 51-55 1 hr ago

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    The ABC's for Mothers in Laws (those of sons with a negative aura)Acknowledge and accept that your son is married, you may not like his choice but it’s his decision.Be...
    ZolaJam ZolaJam 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 3

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    12 things I observed about my in laws: 1. Inability to recognize and accept change in family relations and dynamics. Your son/brother has new priorities; his wife has taken the...
    ZolaJam ZolaJam 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 9

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    Hi, I hope others have some advice or comments. Hi, I hope others have comments or advice for me. Okay so let me give a general picture of my life. I’m in college I do online...
    Newmommy24 Newmommy24 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 12

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    Today, 5 years ago was the day that my sister in law showed her true colors when she walked into the hospital room and announced her self to everyone as" THE SISTER!" ( side note...
    DisowningSIL DisowningSIL 51-55 2 Responses Feb 17

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    my mother in law lives with us, because my husband fears for her health and safety. She is an alcoholic and spends every moment off work, drinking and smoking cigarettes. I take...
    MommysGotTats420 MommysGotTats420 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    Conversation with CIL This post is a follow up to EP Link I changed all names for privacy reasons but left the conversation in tact. This was via Whatsapp: 9:32, 2014/4/2 - You...
    ZolaJam ZolaJam 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 10

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    I hate my mother-in-law. Yep, it's official. My husband and I have been married for a year (and were together for 5 years prior to marrying) but she never really warmed up to me...
    blythe19 blythe19 26-30, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    My husband loves me we have 1 daughter but My mother inlaw always jealous of me she always conpet with me specially in cooking....My Sister Inlaw All of them !! They hate me...
    Romechan Romechan 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    Well not my mother in law, my boyfriends mother. I'm 19 and he's 21. I've been dating her son for 3 years now and she has not bothered to get to know me once. I've seen her...
    christinazulon christinazulon 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    My Brother-In-Law is a drug addict. It's hard to believe he and my husband are even related let alone brothers. He has not a single one of the good qualities my husband possesses...
    marinesprincess93 marinesprincess93 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    I'm the youngest of my parents' children; a little bit of the Irish-Catholic "Unanticipated Joy". My brother and sisters are in excess of ten years older than I am. We were a loud...
    petergavin69 petergavin69 41-45, M Feb 7

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    My mother-in-law had a farm. She pretty much forced all the grandkids to be in 4-H. There was a lot of work to prepare for the County Fair in that area. The kids had to shovel...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 4 Responses Feb 3

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    My husband and I have been together a little over 5 years (married only 7 months). This is my second marriage. I have two children from my previous marriage, now 15 & 13. He...
    doobiemom321 doobiemom321 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 9

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    I'm from India and my husband is from America and we have been married 18 years now. In the beginning she told my husband not to marry me because 'you never know where she comes...
    yellowrose2015 yellowrose2015 41-45, F 5 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    I'm from India and my husband is from America and we have been married 18 years now. In the beginning she told my husband not to marry me because 'you never know where she comes...
    yellowrose2015 yellowrose2015 41-45, F 13 hrs ago

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    My mother in law is a flip flopper. One minute she is acting like my friend and then the next minute she is undermining me about something. You see, I'm African American and my...
    antique10 antique10 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Im so glad to have found a place to vent! I am so bitter against my MIL. Long story short: In the beginning of my marriage (5 yrs now) I treated my MIL as I do my mother. We were...
    zamlee zamlee 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 1

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    My latest long-term ex-gf's mam was great in every way possible, other than being a Newcastle fan, but hey ho, no ones perfect are they? In fact, she was so nice when Steph and...
    Mick672 Mick672 41-45, M Feb 9

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    You hear about mothers-in-law that aren't friendly or a little jealous that their baby boy is all grown-up, and I personally would love to have a mother-in-law like that! But noo...
    AnneMarie2245 AnneMarie2245 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    She favors her first born. Overtly. It's disgusting. Next in monster-in-law's hierarchy of favoritism are the baby-makers. Then comes her only single child (age 35) who has to be...
    andie2007 andie2007 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    I'm coming to terms that my relationship with my mother in law will never be good. She has said a lot of hurtful things to me and has done enough things to end up in jail several...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    Since we went out today(Hubby & I & Sis in law,) Mother-Inlaw: "Well if you had a little one you might not have gone out in the cold." Seriously, WTF?!!?😖🙎 like when does...
    galaxygurl galaxygurl 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 16