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  1. Need help how to navigate DIL relationship.

    Quote Originally Posted by Jazzy View Post
    Thanks so much for your comments. Yes I am aware of confinement after baby is born. She had modified confinement. Parents are living with her & help out had some cultural food. But did wash hair didnít stay in bed always they went out to dinner once I think. We celebrated one month birthday.
    One point Iíd like to raise with you. Do you think choosing to live & work in Australia marrying an Australian & having an Australian born child that considerations should be given to the
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  2. Need help how to navigate DIL relationship.

    Quote Originally Posted by Jazzy View Post
    Hi me again
    Trying to find out where I'm going wrong here.
    I asked my DIL where did she learn English? This is after knowing her for 3 years.
    She speaks fluent English & Mandarin. I'm impressed with people who are bilingual.
    I've learnt basic Mandarin greetings to be able to acknowledge her parents national language & foster communication.
    As her parents are planning to live here for 12 months, I asked if her parents were going to learn some English.
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  3. Sneaky MIl Breached No Contact WTH

    Quote Originally Posted by CSmith View Post
    Not sure if I can do that. Not sure if I can do anything about the letter with the judges and MIL name on it. I don't think my DH would be on board. The horrible, nasty, letter MIL sent to my DH was horrible but I should probably have a discussion with DH before I proceed further with notifying the Judges. It was my first reaction. She did attempt to abuse her position of delusional power. MIL has been in trouble at work for keeping things confidential on criminal cases and using her position to
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  4. How do you know when to quit?

    Desperate for advice here. How do you know when to call it quits? And when you figure that out whatís the first step? I have had enough. Iím 31, Iíve been married for 5 years. My oldest is 3 and when I got pregnant with him sh** started to get real weird with my DH and his mum. Itís just the two of them. Heís an only child turned surrogate husband when he was 12 after his father left. 20+ years later his mother still hasnít moved on. She made ďhoney doĒ lists for him to do at her house until recently. ...
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  5. Help! My mother-in-law won't stay out of our bedroom (LONG story)

    Quote Originally Posted by fedupmama View Post
    I'd like to start by saying I'm new to the MIL forum thing, so I don't know all of the abbreviations and stuff yet (please bear with me).

    Anyway, I've never had any major problems with my MIL until this week, and I suppose that's because she has never stayed at our house since my boyfriend and I have been together. We have a newborn son who is only 2 months old and they live fairly far away, so they decided to come stay with us for a few days to spend time with their son and grandson.
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