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I Have An Evil Mother-in-law

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    My mother-in-law was an RN nurse for around 30 yrs. She let it be know she knew everything about medicine. There were 3 of us daughter-in-laws. MY one sister-in-law had 6 children...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 6 Responses Mar 14

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    This is one incident that the in-laws pulled through the years. My Mother and father-in-law owned a farm with about 120 acres. They decided they wanted to build a new house on the...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 4 Responses Mar 19

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    9 months ago, I moved with my husband to Canada. He asked me to live with his parents for until we find a suitable house for us. Unfortunately, finding a decent house was not as...
    adviseplease adviseplease 26-30, F 8 Responses Mar 16

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    omg where to start lol she tells us how to spend money and manage our time together. she lives an hour away but yet we see her once or twice a week my parents live around the...
    ashleynichole25 ashleynichole25 22-25, F Mar 11

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    Hey DIL’s, I know that we are living in the age of information technology; but if you aren’t on good terms with your in laws, do not add them to your social media accounts. If...
    ZolaJam ZolaJam 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    I hate my Mother in law because my husband cheated on me and my mother inlaw helped him to keep it from me. she even asked the mistress for money.
    plainjein plainjein 36-40, F 11 Responses Mar 13

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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 3 days ago

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    I recently married my husband back in 2014, and yes I knew what I was getting myself into when we got married. His mother lives with him, and I total understand she is because she...
    Loveis0 Loveis0 22-25, F Mar 17

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    My mother in law wants me to connect with her. I just want to continue to be nice and chat like we usually do. I don't have to be her best friend or make a connection. As long as...
    fordgirl84 fordgirl84 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 11

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    My MIL has always disliked me. At the time my husband and I were dating I could not see it. Over time little things began to arise that later became obvious I was a threat to her...
    BeautifulAbigail BeautifulAbigail 46-50, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    It has been a while not to say that our relationship has become rosie, but rather the amount nor time I spend with the in-laws has dwindled to non existent. So I have had nothing...
    skip79 skip79 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 3

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    The indefensible. I am marking this as adult though there is no sexual content. I had a car when we got married , so did my husband and then we bought a truck. The in-laws were...
    wordofwarning wordofwarning 51-55, F Mar 17

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    I'm headed to my in-laws tonight... think of me lol
    ThisIsMe83 ThisIsMe83 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 12

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    Hello everyone! I'm new here, & I'm just trying to find some relief in venting. Maybe even find a solution to all this mess, & free myself & my hubby from it all. I'm open to any...
    audamom audamom 26-30, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    This woman has more neurotic and narcicistic tendencies than anyone Ive ever met. She manipulates and controls everything around her. I have recently been in icu with septic shock...
    salcla salcla 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    Jealousy. So many of our MIL's seem to suffer from it. If you have ever lived in a rural setting you know that tools get lost no matter how careful you are. Oddly I had my sockets...
    wordofwarning wordofwarning 51-55, F 5 Responses Mar 17

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    My MIL was always in on any deal having to deal with money. We bought a used truck. A real cherry. It had highway tires on it so we needed to change them out. MIL comes over and...
    wordofwarning wordofwarning 51-55, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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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 4 days ago

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    bethcc11 bethcc11 26-30, F 26 mins ago

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