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  1. Fiance passed away and now I have in laws issues!

    The Family & Parenting Forums
    Hi there I am new to this site and was unsure whether this questions belongs in the loss/grief section or the family section so please forgive me if I got it wrong! My fiance suddenly passed away 10 weeks ago at age 38 and I am now living in Canada on my own while all of my family is back in...
  2. Spouse takes phone calls at all hours

    General Relationship Discussion
    Hello Everyone, This is a great site, very helpful information. I would love some advice. Married for 8 years, a blended family,, we have one high schooler at home. For years, it's been a conflict that my husband will take phone calls during the family dinner. Or, we'll be very very close...
  3. Breast Feeding Ethics

    The Family & Parenting Forums
    My family spent last weekend at the lake. There were hundreds of people there, this was a state park. My dad, my sister, and my wife and I (no kids yet) drove together to meet up with my brother and his wife. When we got there we all unloaded and started carrying things down to the picnic table...
  4. Living with Inlaws

    General Relationship Discussion
    Does anyone live with their inlaws? I am interested in what it is like, and how it affects one's marraige. Please share your stories! Thanks,
  5. Do You Live With Your In-Laws?

    General Relationship Discussion
    Does anyone here live with their in-laws? I am interested in hearing your stories/how this influenced your marraige. Thanks!
  6. Should my husband stand up for me

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    My husband and I have been together 11 years. I have a 13yr old, which he has raised as his own since he was 2. We have a 10 year old and twins that are 5. His sister has always interfered and caused problems. She ruined both of my baby showers by showing up drunk. She has always had a problem...
  7. Feeling extremely overwhelmed living near family and in laws- HELP!

    The Family & Parenting Forums
    My husband and I have been married for over 6 years and have 3 kids. We have had our fair share of ups and downs but one thing that I feel that is taking a huge toll on me is our families. He has a large family of 7 siblings and I have 5 siblings and live near my dad and step mom. I am in...
  8. Wife's issues with my family

    The Family & Parenting Forums
    New to the forum here and was just looking for some advice. My wife and I have been together 5 years, married just under a year and we're in our late 20's. Basically my wife harbors resentment for my immediate family and extended family. She hates going to family functions and we decided to...
  9. The Inlaws - An issue most of us know too well!

    The Ladies' Lounge
    We would all like to get along with our inlaws, really we would, I believe it would make our lives sooooo much easier. Though it just seems that they are out to get us, all the time... and for me, it will be a life long mystery as to why? Ladies, the least we can do is support each other as...
  10. family or parents?

    General Relationship Discussion
    I am new to this forum and I need advice. I appreciate any help. here is some basic info about our relationship before i post my issues. We have been married for 6 years (together for 9) now and have 2 kids, I am from the west coast and my wife is from the southeast and we currently live in...
  11. Frustrated stepfather

    General Relationship Discussion
    We were married last July, and she had a ten year old boy (now eleven years old). He was largely raised by my wife, a single mom, with "help" from her family, mostly the aunts and grandmother. The boy's father is no-where in the picture, except to send a present on the birthday and at Christmas...
  12. I am just SICK

    Coping with Infidelity
    Surviving HIS mother...Now I'm just sick I am dealing with a very difficult situation, and I could use some help and advice. I posted this about 8 pm yesterday, and things have changed for the worse overnight. It's 6 am where I am, and I have not been to sleep yet. I will add the new...
  13. Inlaws have ruined my marriage

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    Its long but i tried to sum it up... Hi my husband and i have been married for 2 years, not very long i know, we have a 16 month old daughter. When my husband and i first got married i thought i had the best in-laws i had no idea what everyone complained about until i had my daughter. Ever...