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I Have a Daughter-in-law From Hell

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 3 Responses Mar 18, 2013

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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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    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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    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- 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I have two daughters in law that are gems, and one soon to be daughter in law, who is probably the worst girl I've ever met in my life. Rude rude, keeps me out of 'their' life, and...
    anothermiltobe anothermiltobe 56-60, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    I don't hate my daughter-in-law but I hate her body language which shows irritation at my presence. She thinks I don't notice. I'm an actress and Director so I am trained to...
    monkeypuzzle99 monkeypuzzle99 70+, F 4 Responses Aug 25

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    What can I do? He is my only son and love of my life. She is void - really not there at all. He is smart but I think wants someone dumb. She insists he stop everything he's...
    crsmithfl crsmithfl 51-55, F 2 Responses Aug 26

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    She whined for years that none of the 4 boys wanted to take over the family farm. She wanted to retire with a nice chunk of change and listed it for over $400,000. 5 years later...
    delisi1007 delisi1007 41-45 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I was always close to my brother when we were growing up. When we grew up and moved into our own lives, I lost contact with him for a few years. Then I signed up on Facebook and we...
    Baralinel Baralinel 26-30, F Aug 19

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    Hi Guys, I am new to this space and really am anxious on sharing my experience with you buddies on my first day here. So to begin with I would like to give you guys a background...
    troubledDIL2012 troubledDIL2012 22-25, F 7 Responses Aug 27

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    First time posting! So happy I've found this haven! My MIL is the epitome of evil and just today she pulled the most evil stunt of our 10 years of dealing with each other. First...
    blopez24 blopez24 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 8

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    I am seeing red pretty much all I am seeing right now. My MIL can't get the hint not even the hint but the truth of the matter that we are done with her. We had a big blow out a...
    snowbabe3 snowbabe3 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    An update & advice for those with crazy MILs Hi there, I posted some time back (possibly several years ago now) regarding my absolutely terrible mother-in-law who singlehandedly...
    DustMite DustMite 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 28

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    I was married for 10 years, my ex was verbally and physically abusive. He stopped working for the last two years,and I was the main support of the house. He would always accused me...
    liza0324 liza0324 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 26

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    I still have a hatred for my ex father in law even if he's dead! He sexually abused my daughter when she was a toddler. My ex stuck by his father probably bc he was sexually...
    ConBr ConBr 46-50, F Aug 29

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    My mother in law brings out the worst in people. I realised my in laws house is polluated with negativity. She has turned the household into a hostile, unloving and competitive...
    genie201 genie201 31-35, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Hey everyone. Been on this app for awhile now reading everyone's stories about their MIL but never had the courage to post mine. I think it's time. I have four years of problems...
    schmo22 schmo22 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 27

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    She came to visit 6wks after our first child was born. I was having postpartum depression and she proceeded to tell me about all the women my husband dated and she thought each...
    Kid50 Kid50 46-50, F Aug 28

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    My mil is a repeat offender. I have noticed that many family members and friends want nothing to do with her. Below are some examples of her failed relationships. 1. She doesn't...
    genie201 genie201 31-35, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    My mother in law is so uptight,she only calls to my husband on mobile then house phone,she treats my older son different to my other two son's never really bothers with them...And...
    ladybirdkew82 ladybirdkew82 31-35, F Aug 27

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    SO MY IN LAWS ARE DRIVING ME NUTS. FIRST HIS FATHER IS THE BIG ISSUE.VERY SELFISH,IMMATURE, AND INCONSIDERATE. HE LEAVES MY MIL IN THE HOUSE ALONE ALL DAY AND SPENDS AT HIS TIME AT...
    rave28 rave28 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    My brother in law is nuts!!
    cch25 cch25 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    My mother-in-law is by far the most selfish and self-centered person I have ever met. She was a horrible mother who led by the example of denial and co-dependency. She never taught...
    notahater16 notahater16 31-35, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm glad I finally found somewhere I can vent! My mother in law is so freaking annoying, I literally can not stand her! I try to talk to my husband but it always turns into a fight...
    Chaz14 Chaz14 26-30, F 11 hrs ago

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    I just got discharged from a mental health facility Friday the 5th. I committed myself on Tuesday the 3rd. I felt like I just couldn't take the stress anymore. I was diagnosed with...
    NoMoreMissNiceBitch NoMoreMissNiceBitch 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I have fallen in love with him about a year ago. He was my teacher but now he has left our college and joined another job in multinational company . I miss him a lot. We chat...
    misstensed misstensed 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    My ex gf just got arrested yesterday for showing domestic violence towards me in our school parking lot this week. I told the witnesses to call the police, and they did. When we...
    Kiyamilan Kiyamilan 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    MIRACLES Do Happen If You Stay (This is my updated experience I posted about 6 years ago, I lost my account and so I am reposting and updating some information on it...
    CabbyKelly CabbyKelly 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    I am A God fearing woman, but right now I am so confused. I have been married for 18 years. My husband has beat me, cheated on me and put me threw hell. I have a daughter that's...
    Sweetestrose Sweetestrose 41-45, F 6 Responses Aug 18