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Age: 20    MIL Age: 46


frequent fry her - ButterflyMama, 1 of 4 needed Frequent Fry Her TM. - ButterflyMama, 1 of 4 needed/Posted: 07-NOV-06
My MIL is not a good person to begin with, but October 22 was MIL Day, so I thought I would be nice and call her.  BAD IDEA!  She yelled at me, saying that the whole time we lived near her, she would ask to see the kids and I never let her.  But, now that we live by my mom, I'm letting my mom see them all the time!  1)  SHE NEVER ASKED!  2)  My mom gave us her apartment because she moved in with her DF!!  3)  She's just insane!  So, she says that she wants nothing to do with me!  FINE!  Less than a week later she called DH and asked what were doing for XMAS.  Seriously!  She asked if we wanted to drive up 4 hours to spend it there!  I called her back.  HONESTLY, for the very first time in 6 years (she's always hated me and lets me know all the time) I let her have it!  I told her that we were not coming because of what she said, and my kids and DH are a part of me.  That she chose how she wanted to be to me, I have respected her this entire time and she has treated me like cr@p.  I told her that we were spending Xmas with my family because they love and respect me and DH!  Well, now my SIL is also mad at me, and my MIL needs to "talk" to my DH!  Oh well, I'm not backing down on this one.  If I don't put my foot down now, she'll keep disrespecting me!  Am I right?

        Signed - Not Backing Down
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frequent fry her - ButterflyMama, 2 of 4 needed Frequent Fry Her TM. - ButterflyMama, 2 of 4 needed/Posted: 09-NOV-06
About 2 years ago we had to live with my MIL due to financial problems, and then we moved to a new city.  I would spend almost all day cleaning up after my two kids, doing dishes, sweeping, mopping (all tile floors), and whatever else needed to be done, all while running after a 1 and 2 year old!  She would come home and yell because the house wasn't clean.  She would say, "What the he!! did you do all day?  Sit on your @ss?"  Right.  Anyone with kids can tell you that didn't happen!  As soon as we moved out and we visited, her floors were so dirty that we couldn't take our shoes off.  The sink was always full of dishes, and the computer table and all the chairs were piled with cr@p!  THEN she got evicted from her apartment and she and my SIL and their huge dog and cat came to stay with us in a tiny, 2 bedroom apartment.  Do you think she helped clean or cook or anything?  NO.  She didn't even pick up after herself, let alone the dog, whom she knows I'm allergic to!!  She didn't even look for an apartment.  We moved, and therefor she had to find someone else to live with!

        Signed - Thank Goodness We Moved!
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frequent fry her - ButterflyMama, 3 of 4 needed Frequent Fry Her TM. - ButterflyMama, 3 of 4 needed/Posted: 20-JAN-07
My MIL always has to be the center of attention!  We moved 4 hours away, and now she calls ALL THE TIME with sob stories for DH.  The other day we got a message on the answering machine saying, "This might be the last time you can contact me"!  We thought that something serious was wrong, so DH called her and she said that she had to go to the hospital because she had low blood sugar and a migraine!  COME ON!  She just wants DH to feel bad for her!  When he talks to her on the phone, she says, "You never call anymore."  Then she gives long, dramatic pauses and says, "Are you mad at me?  I love you."  He tells her that he works 2 jobs, and he's sorry!  I just wish she could grow up!

        Signed - Annoyed!
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frequent fry her - ButterflyMama, 4 of 4 needed Frequent Fry Her TM. - ButterflyMama, 4 of 4 needed/Posted: 3-FEB-07
Here is the setup.  My soon to be 3 year old DD's birthday and party is 4 and a half weeks away.  I just picked the day to have her party last night!  MIL will not speak to me at all, so I called my SIL to tell her the date so she can plan to have that day off work.  She and MIL live 4 hours away.  MIL was planning to visit the weekend before the party, so I was going to have my DH call tonight and tell her to wait till the next week.  SIL called me back and said that MIL said that she IS NOT coming to her party unless one of us calls and asks her to come personally.  She'll come the week before, but she's not coming to the party.  This woman (if you have read my other stories) hates me (I know, because she's not shy to tell me), and I have no idea why.  I think it is very petty of her to protest her GD's party because we haven't personally invited her yet.  Mind you, this family is by no means formal!  I am trying to be nice because my mom says to "kill her with kindness".  OMG, it is going to kill me first!  Should I call her myself and be kind?  Be rude and not invite her?  Tell her that she can come when she planned because I don't want her to spoil my DD's party?  Or, let my DH, whose apron strings are still attached, call her?

        Signed - PLEASE HELP ME!!!
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