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  1. Mother in-law financially dependent

    Financial Problems in Marriage
    Hello everyone, this is my first post here. I'm looking for some sort of way to vent my thoughts. I'm hoping for some suggestions as well. Maybe someone has experienced the same situation. This is going to be a longer post so bear with it goes... My husband and I have been married for...
  2. In-laws - Insensitve or Sensible

    The Family & Parenting Forums
    My husband and I have been married 17 years and we have two kids. Until about 2 years ago we had a good marriage. Most of our friends would have described us as one of the best couples they knew. My husband is an only child and his parents (and family, his mother is one of 10 that are all very...
  3. Do I have to be close to my mother-in-law?

    General Relationship Discussion
    For various reasons, I feel really uncomfortable around my mother-in-law. Some of them pertain to things she's said and done, and some of them pertain to my own issues. Since I want to maintain anonymity, suffice it to say we're both human, and neither of us are perfect. I decided a while back...
  4. Parents disapprove of fiancé

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    Need some help here and feel very stuck: My fiance and I have been engaged since Feb and have been together for 4 years. I was away for year #3 where she moved to the same city where my family is, for school. I returned 1 year ago to that city and since then have been having major issues. Things...
  5. Mother who treats childrens spouses/families differently

    The Family & Parenting Forums
    I apologize for the length of this post but I will try to make it as short and brief as possible but there is background that needs to explained in order to understand were I am coming from. My mother treats my wife/family and my older brother of 2 years wife far differently than my younger...
  6. Is my husband leaving me... for his mother?

    General Relationship Discussion
    My husband and I have been married for 12 years & have 3 boys (10, 7, 3).*My husband is 43 & I am 34.*He is very laid back and I am the entrepreneur of the couple. We have always had a balanced & open relationship, where we would complement each other. We were best friends and our marriage has...
  7. My boyfriend's mother was so rude to me on my birthday

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    My boyfriend wanted to take me camping for my birthday. So we went up to his camp early as everyone else (his family) was going to come up later in the day. For the first couple hours when we got up there early just him and I it was amazing. But then his family came up (his mom is constantly...
  8. Mother in law drama

    The Family & Parenting Forums
    :( So I personally try to treat everyone with the respect that I want to be treated with. My husbands mother and I have never really got along, she has told me in the past that she is always for the under-dog but I am not a underdog... I was blessed with 2 loving parents that have the ability...
  9. Confused on who is right, my wife or I?

    General Relationship Discussion
    This is my first time here and I hope this forum works out for me, as I hope I can post and reply frequently here. I will start out with this one issue we have. My wife hates my mother because, as she says, she is hateful, rude, mean and inconsiderate. To some extent I will agree with the...