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I Have An Evil Mother-in-law

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    MIL Manipulator

    I dated my husband for 10 years before we got married. I've been married now for less than a year and the moment I returned from my honeymoon my mother in law has made my life hell. In the years that I have dated my husband she was very insulting she would say things like she...
    katbat00 katbat00 41-45 5 Responses Mar 29, 2013

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    Smile On Face, Knife Behind Back!

    This year I am turning 50 years old, and so is my sister-in-law (husband's sister). Her birthday is a month after mine. The mother-in-law helps to plan an early surprise 50th birthday party for sister-in-law on MY birthday. I love my sister-in-law and would not do anything to...
    meesmom meesmom 46-50 2 Responses Sep 10, 2012

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    Finding The Strength From Within!

    A lot has happened since I wrote "Respect?" yesterday about my MIL. I commented on FB that respect is earned and not forced and she blew up. She has officially cut us out of her lives and is in the process of turning his family against us. Now for my sake I am really sorry it all...
    Ailwynnnn Ailwynnnn 26-30 3 Responses Jan 18, 2011

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    Yesterday it was my father in laws birthday.

    My mother in law only had my husband and I and our two kids come over. The night before she asked us to bring the cake. My husband said "dad asked us not to bring anything". But, after an argument with my husband because I wanted to get him a tim hortons gift card, I said then...
    tatkayalee tatkayalee 36-40 1 Response Mar 16, 2014

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    Had To Ring Police To Remove Mother In Law

        So my MIL is a real psycho. Last year i ended up getting a protection order against her due to her abuse to me and my one year old daughter........ After six months she managed to wean her way back into my home, sstaying in my living room, controling me...
    EzyBreezyBeautiful EzyBreezyBeautiful 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 8, 2009

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    All For Naught

    My husband and I are both 27, and we have been married 3.5 years. We met 5 years ago, randomly at a random party, and things clicked. We have been together exclusively ever since. Being two nationalities, we decided to marry halfway between our parents' homes in a courthouse...
    HJ86 HJ86 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 8, 2013

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    Had To Ring Police To Remove Mother In Law

        So my MIL is a real psycho. Last year i ended up getting a protection order against her due to her abuse to me and my one year old daughter........ After six months she managed to wean her way back into my home, sstaying in my living room, controling me...
    EzyBreezyBeautiful EzyBreezyBeautiful 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 8, 2009

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    Cheapskate

    My wife and I have been supporting her mother financially for more than 20 years, which is nearly half of my wife’s life, most of our three children’s lives and more than a quarter of her own life. She is currently retired and living rent-free in a cottage we own. She pays...
    Mtaro Mtaro 70+, M 1 Response Apr 6, 2013

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    My Year 2013 with MIL FILs death meant

    that we saw MIL a lot now all of a sudden, which was a change as usually I go near her maybe three times a year. In January of 2013My husband works with MIL to execute FILs will with MIL, my DH still gives her his best regardless of she treats him, and there are meetings...
    AwayFromHer AwayFromHer 36-40 Mar 29, 2014

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    My Wicked Mother In-law

    I started dating my husband in our teens. I am 66 years old. When my two sons were born, she went around saying they were not my husband's kids. I have never been with another man in my life. When my oldest son was a year old, she put voodoo stuff in his crib. She denied my...
    jakechris jakechris 66-70 3 Responses Oct 25, 2012

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    She Is The Devil!!!

    Hi I would like to share my MIL experience with you guys. This could end up being along story I have to share so here we go. I first meet my husband when I was 16 and he was 15. My future MIL acted like I was totally right for her son and she wanted nothing more than us to be...
    babydea81 babydea81 31-35 3 Responses Dec 26, 2012

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    Urgh!

    So after a long time of MIL pretty much being gone, she is back again. FIL has passed away and the time of my MIL journey that I have been dreading the most is now upon us, MIL in widowhood. As usual, MIL has to be the corpse at every funeral and the bride at every wedding, so...
    AwayFromHer AwayFromHer 36-40 1 Response Jun 1, 2013

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    I started dating my boyfriend in early 2005.

    He had previously been married and divorced TWICE to the same woman due to her infidelities. They had a 6 year old son at the time that neither of them bothered to step up or raise, so grandma took on the duties. Fast Forward to 2014, we are together with two young children of...
    emilygrace1985 emilygrace1985 26-30, F Jan 20, 2014

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    Pure Evil From A So Called Christian Mother In Law!

    My 'dear' mother in law has told me to, "go back to....where I came from..." She has lied so much I have lost track. She has told my husband that apparently he needs "my permission to do 'stuff...' SHe has told me that I have NOTHING whatever to do with the...
    sicktomystomachwithMIL sicktomystomachwithMIL 46-50, F 8 Responses Nov 18, 2009

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    2014 with MIL so far,

    At the start of the year, MIL is now calling relatives and friends a lot with messages about not being alive much longer. End of January she is now doing suicide attempts, and then after the attempt she called both BIL and DH to announce what she did and leaves a suicide note...
    AwayFromHer AwayFromHer 36-40 2 Responses Mar 29, 2014

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    Trapped

    I've lived with MIL for 12 years.  The past two I have noticed things missing, items of my clothes torn, items placed in my car (my extra set of keys has been missing during this time), certain foods that I like always turned backwards in the refrigerator, endless...
    pisces1ch2000 pisces1ch2000 46-50, M 3 Responses May 18, 2010

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    The Face Of Evil!

    10 years together, almost a year married. things have slowly gotten worse with his mother, will call her Hitler! after i had our first child he still lived with her.  i would stay a few days and every friday he got paid he would give us both 100 dollars. she had talked him into...
    kathyco kathyco 26-30 3 Responses Nov 14, 2011

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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, I had to get the crazy one! My MIL has 5 children, 3 boys and 2 girls. My husband is the youngest one. She tortured them...
    AnneMarie2245 AnneMarie2245 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 25

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    Waiting For The Other Shoe To Drop!

       I'm not even sure wear to start. I'm not even married to him yet, we will marry on Oct/16 this year 2010. we have bean in love seance we were in the 8Th grade but never dated till we were 22.  throe all those years his mother and i were VERY CLOSE, i did not...
    waytoforgiving waytoforgiving 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 10, 2010

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    Define Evil...

    Having qualities tending to injuries and mischief.  Having or exhibiting bad moral qualities. Wicked, vicious- conduct, thoughts, heart and words. Producing or threatening sorrow, distress, injury, calamity. Unpropitious.  Anthing which impairs the happiness of a being from the...
    tanya14 tanya14 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 11, 2011

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    Tip of the Iceberg - Part One

    PART ONE             For over twelve years, my wife’s mother has brought terror, abuse, and pointless stress and ongoing trauma to our family, friends, and neighbors in ways that I truly believe that most people could not...
    Opossum Opossum 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 24, 2007

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    Respect?

    I am hoping this will be theraputic since I am about to do something that goes against every fiber of my being. I know my story doesn't compare to some of the others posted and I feel for you all and my heart goes out to anyone whose mother in law pulls this kind of BS. My...
    Ailwynnnn Ailwynnnn 26-30 7 Responses Jan 17, 2011

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    That's it! She does evil things.

    And how must an experience be 25 characters before you can post. I'm a short and sweet kinda person. There... 214 something characters.
    VeniceTheMenice VeniceTheMenice 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    I have to say it!! We had the most PEACEFUL

    Holidays. Why you ask because this was the first year we didn't got to my in-laws and OMG it was ssoo nice! I'm sorry an hate to say it but I was the happiest woman on earth my MIL is the spawn of Satan and plays like she is Christian. That woman every chance she got she was/is...
    2mommy85 2mommy85 26-30, F Jan 2

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    Why Me...>???? Hoping I'm Not Alone

    Such a long/complicated story..where to begin... about 16 yrs ago, I called my MIL to ask if she would send her "then" husband over to my house to re-light the pilot on my furnace...it was cold outside and I had a brand new baby and my hubby was working graveyard..so I was alone...
    Crissy1173 Crissy1173 36-40 Jun 17, 2012

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    She's an alcoholic, crack head, selfish, psychotic, user and needs to leave us alone. She won't work, turns tricks for her alcohol and dope money, does whatever she wants, and has...
    FluffyKat FluffyKat 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    Thumbing through the pages of my fantasies. Pushing all the mercy down down down. I hate my mother in law. The first day I met her, she and her sister were screaming in my face...
    individualfreedom individualfreedom 26-30 1 Response 3 days ago

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    i just joined this site today because I was looking online for information about narcissistic personality disorder and found this site. I do not know much about this disorder but...
    lacyworkman lacyworkman 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 10

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    I married a foreigner with very different background, religion etc.... and his mother in law is staying with us for a month. My husband has a brother whom just married and she is...
    krisfen krisfen 31-35, F Apr 6

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    Her smile is always genuine. Her words are full of sincerity. Kind, welcoming and positive. She is amazing as a parent and like a best friend to her husband. She has ways I want to...
    redfairy16 redfairy16 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    i have a great mother in law here is why . we are nudists and sandy mom often come to visit us for a week or more at a time so being nude was impossible when she was here so we...
    cal1956 cal1956 56-60 Apr 16

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    First, let me say my mother-in-law is a pretty descent person; however, she tries to be very controling, and when that doesn't work she intrudes. She calls almost every day and on...
    blutiger blutiger 41-45, F Mar 28

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    I hate my mother in law. She is mentally ill and her children (who are wonderful) are codependent towards her. She is mean to everybody, but claims that it is out of love for...
    TSSfemale32 TSSfemale32 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 14

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    UPDATE: ugh, I should've just listened to everyone on here telling me to leave the situation alone. one of my BIL's came to visit Sunday afternoon. we get along great. in the midst...
    audamom audamom 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 15

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    Today my feelings about my mother in law went from "I can't stand her" to "I hate her!" I went to Home Depot today with my best friend for 45 minutes (total time out of the house...
    LGLlove LGLlove 31-35, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    My mother in law is an all around awful person! I tried to get her to clean her filthy house one day and in front of my daughter she started screaming and even said that my husband...
    IhateBeth2013 IhateBeth2013 18-21, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I need advice. I think my mother In law already wants his son to die. Coz he always say that maybe I will get married again if his son will die. I can't imagine she was saying that...
    Andrea0328 Andrea0328 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    My mother-in-law assumed we would be spending Thanksgiving with her again this year instead of my beloved grandmother. She apparently also assumed I was going to travel 3 states...
    IhateBeth2013 IhateBeth2013 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I know what that's like. I have a monster for a Mil. She is firstly a catholic fanatic that hates everybody that doesn't fit her ideal Irish Catholic "must think" like she does...
    anonymous1536 anonymous1536 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My MIL is infuriating in all the small, seemingly meaningless ways unless you are the daughter in law. My MIL is extremely needy and in denial about her own health. She just got...
    cbliving2 cbliving2 26-30, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    So, I have been getting more into crochet as a hobby. I wanted to make something more substantial. So, I thought why not a baby blanket? I found a pattern I could make in 3 hours...
    galaxygurl galaxygurl 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I don't even know where to begin! Hey everyone this is my first post... Im going to make this short sweet and simple. I need honest opinions! IS IT BETTER TO "FAKE IT AND MAKE IT...
    Melissab1229 Melissab1229 26-30, F 10 Responses Apr 9

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    Long ago I wrote this title is not totally right for what I feel but let it be, because it is not entirely wrong. I feel the urge to post a new episode of where are we now with my...
    stellera stellera 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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