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I Have An Evil Mother-in-law

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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 7 Responses Nov 18, 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 5 Responses Aug 8, 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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    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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    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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    Mil Has Borderline Personality Disorder

    I am lucky that my MIL lives 2,000 miles away from us and I have very little contact with her. So, I have no right to complain as much as some of you who live in the same town or even live WITH your MIL. I call her my monster-in-law. First, full disclosure... I have been told...
    2 Responses Jan 9, 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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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

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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

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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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    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 36-40 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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    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 31-35 1 Response Mar 16

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    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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    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 having sex with my mother in law when my wife called her to talk about me. To complain that she thought I was fooling around on her. My mother in law assured her that she did...
    Mrhughcock Mrhughcock 36-40, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I stopped at my in laws house the other day when my mother in law told me she had a gift for me. As it wasn't my birthday I was confused to why she was giving me a gift. She asked...
    pntybra pntybra 36-40, M 3 Responses Aug 17

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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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    I work perm nights and often get woken by my dog who needs to go in the garden, one day knowing the house was empty I just got out of bed and let the dog out, the wife came home...
    Southlincsman Southlincsman 46-50, M Aug 30

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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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    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 22 hrs ago

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    My boyfriend and I aren't actually married yet, so she's not technically my mother-in-law, but the sentiment is all the same. She's been there for me through so much, and she's...
    therainbowconnection therainbowconnection 18-21, F Aug 23

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    My mother in law never had any respect for me or any of my family members always was very mean but, yet I should be her r pin cushion and just t take her crap
    pink26 pink26 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    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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    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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    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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    My father in law and my wife´s step mother live in a DD relationship, where my father in law canes his wife in case of misbehavior just like I do with mine. Recently, my wife´s...
    PetertheTherapist PetertheTherapist 56-60, M 1 Response Aug 19

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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 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 1 day ago

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    I am starting to bite my tongue, go to my room and cry out of sheer desperation! How can one lady be so fkng annoying! Worst of she's living with us temporarily! But that dsnt stop...
    honeybee86 honeybee86 22-25, F 4 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 4 days ago

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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 brother in law is nuts!!
    cch25 cch25 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    my husbands "mother" is a real piece of work. not only is she a compulsive lair and backs tabbed, her delusional sense of entitlement has created a situation where she is blocked...
    Bellalight Bellalight 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    Just a word of encouragement for all of you tortured souls. My husband broke his leg this summer. Mild fracture but laid up for a while. His mother came bleating to my door. I was...
    wordofwarning wordofwarning 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    My MIL has been visiting her new online boyfriend in Alaska for the past 7 weeks, and it was like being on vacation while she was gone. Now that she's back, it's like all that rage...
    WorkedtoDeath WorkedtoDeath 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 24

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    Mil and Sil tactics: When all fails: play the victim I still get vivid flashbacks of the abuse that I have experienced. What I remember is both mil and my sil (husband brother's...
    genie201 genie201 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 27

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    Good lord. She is always right. She knows best. My partner was sick, she kept telling me what was wrong and what would fix it/ because she knows best. She is doing my fkng head in...
    honeybee86 honeybee86 22-25, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    She is an alcoholic, sober 5 yes,severely clinically depressed and bi polar. My husband, son and I have, out of necessitu,lived with her in her basement for 9 months. We're...
    Dinagurv Dinagurv 51-55, F Aug 17

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    Hey everyone, I just wanted to drop a quick note on here because I’ll be leaving this forum at the end of the month. I’m sure if my MIL pulls a fast one on me or my partner...
    BoundariesSet BoundariesSet 46-50 4 Responses Aug 28