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Scorned DIL
Age: 33    MIL Age: OLD

The old battle-axe
My MIL is the worst ...
Most of her 9 children, and all their spouses, can't stand her ... here's why!

frequent fry her - Scorned DIL Frequent Fry Her TM. - Scorned DIL/Posted: 18-MAY-02
I was reading the archives of people "complaining" they got ratty gifts from their grandparents.  My paternal grandparents never gave me or my sisters ANYTHING.  And yes, they could afford it.  They were both retired, had good pensions, a lot of savings, and they owned their home.  Come to think of it, I don't recall them ever giving my parents anything either.  My maternal grandfather passed away when my mother was a teenager, and her mother passed away when I was 2, but my maternal grandmother did give me a pair of mittens that she knitted.  That's the only thing I remember getting from grandparents.

        Signed - No Grandparent Gifts For Me!

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frequent fry her - Scorned DIL 1 of 4 needed Frequent Fry Her TM. - Scorned DIL, 1 of 4 needed/Posted: 25-APR-02
Worst gift:  Babyshower gift:  When my husband and I were pregnant with our first child, my friends and mother threw me a baby shower.  My MIL did not even come, but she did send a gift - a crib blanket (that I saw at a discount department store for $5.00).  All the guests wanted to know where the "other grandmother " was, AND my husband's sister (just to show that the apple does not fall far from the tree), gave me a bag full of baby clothes that she got at "tag sales and the Salvation Army" (her words).

        Signed - Better Off Without Them!

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RESPONSE:  Better Off Without Them!
Some people have no taste in gifts.  Sorry you got 2 of them.

frequent fry her - Scorned DIL Frequent Fry Her TM. - Scorned DIL, 2 of 4 needed/Posted: 25-APR-02
When my husband and I got married, I mentioned that we were saving up for a honeymoon in Florida!  MIL said, "Oh, that's wonderful.  X (my husband's son by an ex-girlfriend) will love that!"  Then, she proceeded to "invite" this child on MY honeymoon!!!  Needless to say, we never did get to go!

        Signed - One of These Days - POW in the kisser!!!

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RESPONSE:  One of These Days - POW in the kisser!!!
I'm sorry, but I don't understand how this was MIL's fault.  I married a man with children, and we still went on a honeymoon without them.  Sure, it was just a few days, but we didn't have to stay home or take them.  Why were those your only options?  Come over to the boards if you would like to talk about this some more.

RESPONSE:  One of These Days - POW in the kisser!!!
Does your MIL have custody of the child?  Doesn't this child have a mother?  Can't this child stay with his mother while you go on your honeymoon?  How is it that you let your MIL stop you from going on your honeymoon?

frequent fry her - Scorned DIL 3 of 4 needed Frequent Fry Her TM. - Scorned DIL, 3 of 4 needed/Posted: 30-APR-02
MIL used to call my house several times a day.  If I answered the phone, she would hang up!  If husband answered to phone, she would talk to him.  I don't know why she did this, because this was before I told her to stay the h-e-double-toothpicks out of our lives.  I know it was her, because we got caller ID, and her name was on it every time there was a hang up.  Of course, she denied it!  A few years ago, I blocked her number from our phone.  Life is good when MIL can't call!

        Signed - Life Is Good When MIL Can't Call!

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frequent fry her - Scorned DIL 4 of 4 needed Frequent Fry Her TM. - Scorned DIL, 4 of 4 needed/Posted: 30-APR-02
Worst gift:  What gifts?  In the 16 years I have known my husband, and the 13 years we have been married, this woman has never, ever given us anything - not for our wedding, not for the birth of our two children, not even a birthday or anniversary card.  Nothing, NADA to either of us or our children!  She sends cards to some of her other children and their spouses though.

        Signed - What Gifts?

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frequent fry her - Scorned DIL Frequent Fry Her TM. - Scorned DIL/Posted: 30-APR-02
When we had our second child, he was 6 weeks premature.  He had to go to a different hospital from the one where I delivered him, in order for him to be in a NICU.  We found out a few days later that he had a terminal genetic disease.  That was 9 years ago.  To this day, MIL has not seen her second grandson!  She never calls to see how he is, or even if he is still alive.

        Signed - She Never Calls To See How He Is

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