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I Have An Evil Mother-in-law

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I haven't written anything in the past few months but today is the last day before we start a new year. Let's see...it's been more than a year and seven months since I moved into...
    destinii3 destinii3 31-35, F Dec 31, 2014

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    Well, I have issues with BOTH of my Mother In Laws. I like one just a little more than the other, but besides that 2 Mother Inlaws are just double the trouble. I have two because...
    galaxygurl galaxygurl 26-30, F Jan 3

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    So this past weekend my 2 month old son was baptized. Before the mass started she was already complaining about everything I had done wrong (in her eyes). Then at the reception I...
    vbranco vbranco 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 14

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    Strictly speaking she's not my mother in law, but she is the paternal grandmother of my son. There are so many stories that I could tell but I think I will start with this one and...
    SarcasticCommentLoading SarcasticCommentLoading 22-25, F Jan 3

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    My mother in law moved in with us from across the country at the drop of a hat. She has not a penny to her name, although now she works part time and still has no money to...
    daydreamr611 daydreamr611 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    In 2011 I found out my husband was having an affair. I filed for divorce. We had been together 29 yrs and raised 2 children. Our children were naturally upset. My mother-in-laws...
    yooper01 yooper01 56-60, F 5 Responses Jan 15

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    I have no idea what to do!!! My now husband have been together for 5 years. We just got married in October. I have had problems with my MIL off/on the whole time we've been...
    redhead8 redhead8 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    Well, for starters she will not even admit that I am married to her son. What does that tell you ? Ignores calls as does my sister-in-law. just in complete denial that her son...
    AliLovejoy1 AliLovejoy1 36-40 2 Responses Jan 3

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    My MIL moved in with us 6 months ago. Before this my wife told me she would help with things around the house, well the only thing she has done is help my son unload the dish...
    Fotoman Fotoman 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    I Live with my mil I have 2 daughters. my oldest is 2 and my youngest is 1 and currently pregnant with 3rd. I'm originally from Hawaii and met my husband there. He was in the...
    lilyroseaurora93 lilyroseaurora93 18-21, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I haven't been in contact with Mil for over a year. I decided to cut all ties with her, and concentrate on getting better, and being around people who support and love me. My...
    genie201 genie201 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    Recent events demand a new perspective to my experience with my mil. Everything we lived through with her somehow settled into familiar reactions from her, but with our changed...
    stellera stellera 51-55, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    Okay so my bf approached me last November and asked if he could bring his mother out to stay with us for "a little bit" so that we could help her get back in her feet. She was...
    iksinsiwalemap iksinsiwalemap 26-30, F Jan 4

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    Hold me back!!! I want to run up to her and beat her ***!!! She gets mad when my kids wake up and she turns the tv up super loud, stomps around and slams things real loud...and...
    princessjess32 princessjess32 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    The Lady is being such a weirdo today. When the kids woke up she got mad and stomped to the tv and turned up the volume really loud. i heard her banging around and my son told me...
    princessjess32 princessjess32 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    ok ok maybe hates a little strong but sometimes I severely want to punch her. I may be young bug I can give birth just fine. its not her kids she needs to back off. I have to do...
    youngkinyteenmom youngkinyteenmom 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    I unfortunately live with my mil. have been for at least 4 years. when I moved it wasn't something I wanted to do but I was pregnant and already had a daughter. my husband is an...
    toirenee3 toirenee3 31-35, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Ugh where do I even start lol. I have to laugh to keep my sanity but really my situation with my mil is no joke. She is stuck in this teenage mentality and never acknowledges her...
    Jemmajeanmonroe Jemmajeanmonroe 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Hi guys, I don't know from where to start but today I was super upset bcoz of my MIL.. its been ten months to my marriage.. its love marriage.. (inter caste as well).. ufff... my...
    SRT7 SRT7 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 2

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    Update on my MIL: If you remember my story from a while back, I have an update that I'm sure you will all find a little bit funny yet sad. Well, after my MIL made me feel like...
    curlyhairedgirl curlyhairedgirl 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 6

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    I have seen and heard from a lot of people that once you have children your MIL becomes worse. Even talking about her makes me so angry. I've never had one person make me so mad...
    redhead8 redhead8 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 14

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    Hate is a strong word. I'm working on not hating her but in fact, loving her. When I met my husband, I was instantly attracted and won over by his vibrant personality. Also, I...
    KTQJQ KTQJQ 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 16

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    My wife is probably the worst daughter-in-law any mother-in-law can get. I am from India. Please refer to my earlier stories. After much pressure from my wife and advice of my...
    wsing wsing 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    Hi, yes , correct, I'm here to rant about my sister in law because I really can't stand her anymore. She's currently living with my parents and I, because they couldn't afford a...
    Lucyfire Lucyfire 18-21 1 Response