Getting to Know You

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Re: Getting to Know You

Postby busymomof2 » Thu Jul 24, 2014 12:31 pm

Hi. I'm new to the post.

Age: 33
Years Married: 6
Kids: 2 DD's
Most disliked il: MIL. Fil is a close second.
Worst gift: Last Christmas my DH and I got a box of food from my ils pantry. Worst part the food was past the expiration date.
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Re: Getting to Know You

Postby krazyopus » Tue Aug 05, 2014 3:56 pm

Hi everyone! I'm new, obviously! :)

Age: *cough* 38 *cough*
Years with Significant Other: Married 6.5, together 9.5
Number of Children: None
Most Hated IL: By far, MIL
Worst Gift Received from IL: A top in a size XXL when I'd lost 30 obvious pounds and it was WAY too big. Thanks, ya dozy cow. :(
Hobbies: Reading, sports although I don't play that much, eating out, drinkies down the pub, singing, going to the movies, cross-stitch when I can, collecting teddy bears and dachshund items, my dog :D
Interests: Archaeology, Forensics, Psychology, Health Sciences (I'm a Nursing student), Jack the Ripper, dachshunds, traveling,...etc etc etc...

:)
How many mothers-in-law does it take to change a lightbulb?

One. She just holds it up there and waits for the world to revolve around her.
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Re: Getting to Know You

Postby Rebel » Wed Aug 06, 2014 7:32 am

Age: 50
Years with Significant Other: married 14 yr. to DH, together almost 20 yrs.
Number of Children: none
Most Hated IL: I can't choose just one!
Worst Gift Received from IL: How to Cook (Ha Ha ... yeah right)
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Re: Getting to Know You

Postby CantstandmyILs » Thu Oct 16, 2014 1:06 am

Age: 27
Years with Significant Other: Next month makes 9 yrs together engaged 2 yrs
Number of Children: 2
Most Hated IL: All of them but mostly FSIL and FMIL
Worst Gift Received from IL: So far nothing. When I got gifts I did like it.
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Re: Getting to Know You

Postby ZombieHunter » Tue Feb 03, 2015 11:40 am

Age: 29
Years with SO: married 3 years, together 13 years
Children: none yet, planning to start trying next year.
Most Hated IL: MIL. its not really hate, it more aggravation and annoyance. She gets to me, but we do get along sometimes when she stops pretending she knows better than me.
Worst Gift: Nothing! that is what she gave me for my bridal shower and for our wedding. Absolutely nothing. not even a heartfelt card, which I would have been perfectly fine with considering I know that money is tight.
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Re: Getting to Know You

Postby NJ-girl » Mon Feb 16, 2015 11:43 pm

Age: 28

Years with Significant Other: almost 7 years; married for 4 of them, living together for 2.5 prior to getting married.

Number of Children: none yet; maybe next year :)

Most Hated IL: I can't pick one... MIL, FIL, BIL and his wife

Worst Gift Received from IL: I haven't really received any horrible gifts from them. They live abroad. And I never get birthday gifts or Christmas gifts from them. They might bright us something when they visit... They didn't get us anything for our engagement or wedding.
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Re: Getting to Know You

Postby dramafest » Tue Feb 24, 2015 2:15 pm

It's been a while, so I'll do a little update! :)

Age: 34
Years with Significant Other: married 7.5 years, dating something ridiculous like 18.
Number of Children: one coming any day now.
Most Hated IL: Both of my ILs are incredibly challenging and hurtful.
Worst Gift Received from IL: Years of marital tension -- since resolved!
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Re: Getting to Know You

Postby CoffeeLeaf » Tue Mar 24, 2015 10:29 pm

Wow, so many horrible in-laws! D=

Worst Gift Received from IL: A top in a size XXL when I'd lost 30 obvious pounds and it was WAY too big. Thanks, ya dozy cow.

I would've given it back to her, and said "It's too big for me, but it might fit you..."


I hope it's okay if I join, although I'm new. This topic really gives you a feel for everyone in the forum. Some of you have such such horror stories, and I'm sorry to hear them all, after lamenting my own...

Age:26
Years with Significant Other: 10, married just over one year.
Most Hated IL: BROTHER IN LAW & WIFE. We'll see what the parents want to do with themselves after their latest stunt.
Worst Gift Received from IL: They've never given a bad gift, but... I have. They stupidly thought giving me BIL's name for our yearly Christmas gift exhange would ease the tension. After spending money we didn't have to go to his wedding, I'll be damned if I ever spend another penny on him. I donated money to a charity for him. He was p*ed, and it was awesome.
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Re: Getting to Know You

Postby angryincnada » Wed Apr 08, 2015 12:31 pm

Age: 44

Married: almost 7 years, 1 stepdaughter (DW's from a previous marriage)

Hate the most: FIL (he is 91 but incredibly selfish, wants to be pandered to & DW wants me to help her pander to him), MIL (we live with MIL at DW's insistence, she is 89 but in very good health; she also borders on narcissistic).
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Re: Getting to Know You

Postby Elskede » Fri Apr 24, 2015 8:04 pm

These were incredibly interesting to read through. Some are like seven years old, so I wonder how things are now?


Age: 40 (female)
Years with Significant Other: married to DH 14 yrs., together 16.
Number of children: Two daughters, 12 and 10.
Most Hated IL: MIL. Jewish. So cliched I cannot stand it.
Worst Gift Received from IL: Thousands of dollars. Very needed, because of husband and life choices...but I hate the strings attached. In the process of repaying, because I loathe being beholden to her.
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Re: Getting to Know You

Postby DabMill » Thu Jun 18, 2015 1:15 am

Hi thur.

Age: 29
Years with Significant Other: married almost 3,.
Number of Children: 2
Most Hated IL: How about in order? FIl, Mil, Bil. Mostly Fil.
Worst Gift Received from IL: gift? from in laws?
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Re: Getting to Know You

Postby MountainLover » Thu Sep 24, 2015 1:09 pm

Hi, been reading a while and decided to join. I'm 51, female, married 27 years, no kids.

Worst in-law gift, hmmmm. I guess it would be the stuffed reindeer ESIL gave DH for Christmas one year that played the full song "Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer." The stuffie itself was really cute. What made it horrible was that SHE kept hold of it through the entire holiday and played it about 75 times in three days, always with this patented eyes bugged out, big dumb cartoon character grin expression on her face....and we all had to laugh like it was the very first time she'd done it.

EVERYONE, including DH, was ready to strangle her, but instead of telling her to knock it off already, they all just shrugged and said, "Oh that's just her way of being funny...."

She and her twin nutball are the most hated IL's.
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Re: Getting to Know You

Postby AKM225 » Tue Oct 06, 2015 2:50 am

Age: 28
Years with Significant Other: married 3 years; together 10.
Number of Children: None yet, maybe in a year or two.
Most Hated IL: SIL and FIL
Worst Gift Received from IL: A journal with a loud gold cover as a graduation gift. Guess it could have been worse.
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Re: Getting to Know You

Postby sillygirl » Thu Oct 22, 2015 2:30 am

Age 44

Yrs with SO 8 married seven
Nmbr of children 3 2 dd 1ds
Most hated il. Sil narcissistic nut bag, mil can get on my nerves. But i get on hers to just for being me

Worst gift ever. A tray one year. Didnt even match anything just a metal platter. And the sweatshirt i bought her husband 2 years prior she gave back to me as a gift ugh
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Re: Getting to Know You

Postby SouthernMissy3 » Tue Oct 27, 2015 10:26 am

Hello all!


Age: 33
Years with Significant Other: married 6.5 years; together 11.
Number of Children: one son passed away a few years ago, pregnant now and praying for a healthy baby - prayers are greatly appreciated :)
Most Hated IL: all of them (although my husband's grandfather, who has passed away, was WONDERFUL and I DEARLY miss that precious man)
Worst Gift Received from IL: too many to pick one
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