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  1. A woman who refused to be a mother-in-law

    Thank you everyone for reading my story. I just turned 34 and have Asperger Syndrome (not diagnosed until I was 25). That did not stop me from wanting to be in an intimate relationship, I just did not know what I was doing. When I first met my now ex-boyfriend at a mutual friend's birthday party in May 2008, I was in my late twenties pursuing my master's degree. We would hang out with our mutual friend (who have known each other since they were 12) and some friends (with the same diagnosis as me) ...
  2. Mucho M-I-L's.

    I once read in a satire book that one of the things you should look for in a potential husband is a dead mother-in-law. They can make your life either better or worse. I have two. The one who is nothing but critical and the one who is nothing but supportive, although when my kids were young and I was insecure, I didn't realize just how supportive she was. Now, sadly, she is dying of cancer. I will missher and try to be like her.

    I wish there were therapists who specialized ...
  3. Facebook and the upset MIL

    SOoo the real, most recent reason for the decision to stay away from th IL's...
    After 'Skyfall' came out my H and I ran to the theatre to watch it, we love all Bond films and I harbour a special love for Daniel Craig- my husband looks just like him minus 20 years. So a week after we saw the film, we raved about how awesome it was to the IL's. They promptly went to watch it and both totally agreed with me about how much H looks like Daniel Craig...
    Fast forward to yesterday, wickedly ...
    Mother-In-Law Blog
  4. 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
  5. Moderators' Thoughts of the Week Archive

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    Welcome to Moderators' Thoughts of the Week. Once a week we'll be writing about something relevant to the Board. The subjects we talk about will range from

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