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  1. Oh Boy...

    First time here, stumbled across a mention of this page while searching Yahoo answers for 'why is my mother in law crazy?'
    My husband went from living at home, everything done for him, to an apartment with me. I am blessed that he became a responsible, helping and capable man. My MIL is sweet to the point of causing cavities, waits hand and foot on her husband, and in essence is only able to function due to copious amounts of prescrition drugs. These are all legally obtained, for actual ...
    Mother-In-Law Blog
  2. Moderators' Thoughts of the Week Archive

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  3. Unsent Letter to StepMIL

    You have spent over four years talking about me and my children and husband. You have been caught talking to other people about our finances, my parents and my husbands real mother! You have been caught more than once doing it all in writing! This is insane to me that you proudly state that you will destroy me. I do not even know what that means nor do I ever want to know! You are an abuser and nut case! You need to stop using a computer because it always gets you caught ...
  4. Get Married or Run?

    I have been with my current boyfriend for 3 years. During the beginning of our relationship I got along with his parents my FILS great. I would stay with them when I worked close their home. I would meet them for dinner, movies etc. I still always thought they were a little nuts and over protective of my BF but, I actually enjoyed being around them.
    About a year ago, my BF got a grad assistant position with a college a few states away. My parents who I was currently living with my first year ...
  5. 20 Years of Harassment

    It started in ‘92. There were constant hang-ups on the line. Then my SIL and her mother started leaving threatening messages on my answering machine. They began to have their friends and relatives call to tell me that I needed to stop seeing their brother.

    Over the years, it has only gotten worse. My SIL, her friends, or her family members would call to tell me they’ve driven by and recount what they’ve seen, who I was with and what was going on.

    They’ve threatened ...

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