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  1. mil trying to keep tab on food we eat

    My hubby n me live with our in laws and are married for little more than a year. I have always observed my mil keeping a count of how much we eat whn we have meals together. Also when she comes back from a trip she asks me what we ate for the days she was away and I avoid answering this. She also goes all the way to ask our maid what she cooked for us while she was away! We are a well earning family where my hubby me n my fil earn enough to afford a decent standard of living.
    please advise ...
  2. Rude mother-in-law

    I've been with my husband for 15 years and my mother-in-law has been very hard to get along with. Two weeks ago I found the text on this phone thing that I was lazy and I needed to get a job to pay someone to clean my house or I need to learn how to clean it on my own, which my house is clean she's hasn't been here in probably about nine I sent her a text message to let her know how upset I was and what she had said and I felt that it was rude.that day my husband was helping a stepfather ...
  3. Is she intrusive or am I territorial?

    We gave my MIL a key because she offered to let our dogs out during the day of need be.

    She stopped by yesterday, let our dogs out and had a lengthy conversation with our neighbor.

    She then texted after, telling me-
    I met your neighbor Stephanie. She has a 15 month old. She's a stay at home Mom. Husband works in Tacoma. She's interested in the play set in your back yard.

    All I could think was, that's my neighbor, why are you walking across the ...
  4. How was your day?

    Today my mil physically assaulted me at a bank. Over the tolerance limit for her drama.
  5. New Here

    Hi There,

    I'm glad I found this forum, because it's so helpful to be able to chat and vent with other ladies who totally understand. I've been with DH for 10 years, married for 6, and we have 2 kids. His parents have been unpleasant from the beginning. They live in another country and resent that their son moved here to the US to be with me. They also don't like that I am direct, since they prefer the passive-aggressive method.

    Over the years, things have gotten somewhat ...
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