Search found 1967 matches

by rubycrownedkinglet
Fri Dec 06, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: In-Laws Talk
Topic: Christmas Gifts
Replies: 4
Views: 146

Christmas Gifts

For those of you that are newer to this forum, my DH and I cut off the ones that were left of his adopted family 8 years ago and never regretted it. In the mean time, through DNA research, we located DH's biological family and found that he had a half sister. After thinking about it a year, he decid...
by rubycrownedkinglet
Wed Dec 04, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: In-Laws Talk
Topic: Guilt Trip
Replies: 9
Views: 284

Re: Guilt Trip

I remember MIL's guilt trips well, and they were epic. The first 10-15 minutes of every conversation with DH, whether he called MIL or she called him, was wasted on the fact that he had not called her before that moment. Even if it had just been a few days since she'd seen us or talked, he was ALWAY...
by rubycrownedkinglet
Sat Nov 30, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: In-Laws Talk
Topic: Cancerous Brother-in-law
Replies: 5
Views: 251

Re: Cancerous Brother-in-law

WTF, Melody! I thought I was reading a post about my EBIL. Not for the first time, I've wondered if our ILs are related to each other. :lol: Like WTTBT, I'm giving unsolicited advice, buuuut: It's time to tell your DH that letting BIL in the house must never happen again. He has used his last pass a...
by rubycrownedkinglet
Tue Nov 26, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: In-Laws Talk
Topic: Update on my Golden SIL
Replies: 7
Views: 249

Re: Update on my Golden SIL

The question is: Would any of you give an apology to an IL if it caused harmony in the family, even if you have nothing to apologize for? Awww, hailll naw! [In Redneckian] I have apologized to people in work situations even though I didn't think I had anything to apologize for. It was because I bel...
by rubycrownedkinglet
Mon Nov 25, 2019 9:57 am
Forum: In-Laws Talk
Topic: Indian mother in law problems
Replies: 9
Views: 387

Re: Indian mother in law problems

Oh, Yes, I think all of this^^^^^ :lol: :lol: Definitely
by rubycrownedkinglet
Sun Nov 24, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: In-Laws Talk
Topic: MIL in Hospital & The Dog
Replies: 8
Views: 205

Re: MIL in Hospital & The Dog

About your recovering MIL: Some people are just spirit suckers. There is no doubt they feel completely entitled to their family's and friends' efforts with no thought of ever reciprocating. Odd though that she didn't want to put her brother out at least until his trip. I'll bet he is the one that ha...
by rubycrownedkinglet
Tue Nov 19, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: In-Laws Talk
Topic: Hello
Replies: 3
Views: 123

Re: Hello

Hi Cindy. I look forward to you sharing what happened to the relationship with your ILs and how you came to cut them off. This is a great group of understanding folks who have shared sad, infuriating and hilarious stories of dealing with ILs and with SOs who are slow on the uptake about which family...
by rubycrownedkinglet
Fri Nov 15, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: In-Laws Talk
Topic: Hi
Replies: 5
Views: 547

Re: Hi

I'm sorry for the sadness and disappointment your DD is going through, but I am relieved for her that she is getting out now. The hardest part to come will be if he tries to 'win her back' with some grand gesture that will appear romantic, but in reality will be done to try to control her. She was s...
by rubycrownedkinglet
Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: In-Laws Talk
Topic: BIL Hits One Outta the Park
Replies: 9
Views: 479

Re: BIL Hits One Outta the Park

KeeperofPrecious, :lol:
I had the same issue for a long time!
Press [post reply] button
Highlight the passage you want to appear as a quote
Press ["] button
by rubycrownedkinglet
Thu Nov 07, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: In-Laws Talk
Topic: BIL Hits One Outta the Park
Replies: 9
Views: 479

Re: BIL Hits One Outta the Park

Isn't it amazing how they never cease to surprise us...by behaving in ways that are not surprising at all. It's like getting a gift of verification of our worst opinions of them. When I first met CluelessBIL, my ESILs DH, I thought he was just a loser, i.e. harmless, but would never hold a good job ...
by rubycrownedkinglet
Thu Oct 24, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: In-Laws Talk
Topic: Of Course MIL is texting me now...
Replies: 7
Views: 306

Re: Of Course MIL is texting me now...

No response at all. I know it's hard because this is your opportunity to get your say...but don't. When your DH asks you, tell him you read the text, but you have considered it and you don't want to have contact with her again. She hasn't changed, you haven't changed. You are going to let it go. He ...
by rubycrownedkinglet
Tue Oct 22, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: In-Laws Talk
Topic: More updates on Felony-Niece
Replies: 7
Views: 343

Re: More updates on Felony-Niece

In a way, I wish that MIL was still around to see it all. So funny, that's exactly what I was going to reply, that your MIL would deserve to see how low FN can go. Then I realized that if your MIL was anything like my MIL, her golden one could do no wrong. My MIL made so many excuses for my ESIL th...
by rubycrownedkinglet
Wed Oct 16, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: In-Laws Talk
Topic: DH has learned who his mother is
Replies: 5
Views: 390

Re: DH has learned who his mother is

Won't MIL just give up already? I'm sorry she popped up again, because it seems that it revives the old bitterness that starts to fade over time. I'm so happy that your DH gets it and isn't fooled by her fake concern. After six years I wonder why she would do that. It may be that she really wants th...
by rubycrownedkinglet
Sun Oct 13, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: In-Laws Talk
Topic: Time To Chat About Holiday Plans
Replies: 20
Views: 992

Re: Time To Chat About Holiday Plans

ILs are such a pain in the ass around the holidays! We stopped holidays with them all close to ten years before the PILs died. It was a sh!t show every single time. It was such an ordeal that we would try to plan our once-per-year trip to visit around NOT a holiday. We finally arrived at an annual w...
by rubycrownedkinglet
Tue Oct 08, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: In-Laws Talk
Topic: Resentment towards DH and FIL
Replies: 4
Views: 284

Re: Resentment towards DH and FIL

Did this woman from the internet steal from him or was the money not there to begin with? That is very concerning if he got scammed once it can happen again. Do not give in on the loan for a headstone. Your DH is doing the being in denial, going on, letting FIL do whatever because his wife just died...