Getting to Know You

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Re: Getting to Know You

Postby KeeperOfPrecious » Sun Apr 01, 2018 7:53 am

Age : 49 and holding lol

Years with Significant Other: married almost 3, together 7... 3 of which were long distance

Number of Children: 5 ...2 are mine, 1 his and two of are his step kids, all 5 call me mom

Most Disliked IL: His Mother

Worst Gift Received from IL: His female cousin works as a pharmaceutical rep, she sent DH a box of his fave cookies (childhood reminiscent Christmas thing) and threw in a few outdated magazines she snagged from her route at doctors offices for me lol. Wow :evil:

The devil himself is impressed with her handiwork.
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Re: Getting to Know You

Postby 1Cor13 » Fri May 11, 2018 12:32 pm

Age: 28
Years with Significant Other: Married about 6, together about 7.
Number of Children: 1
Most Hated IL: I don't hate anyone, but I do despise their (MIL, FIL, SIL, &BIL) ways.
Worst Gift Received from IL: If I had to choose I'd say when they've regifted me things that I bought / gave to them. For instance one time I gave them a bunch of perfume I had, and well when Christmas rolled around they wrapped one of them up and gave it back to me which really made me feel odd.
Adam & Eve were the happiest, and the luckiest, couple in the world, because neither of them had to deal with in laws. :lol:
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Re: Getting to Know You

Postby Nevermore » Wed Jun 06, 2018 4:25 am

Age:51

I recently lost my husband. We were married for 20 years and have 2 fantastic kids that make me proud. My inlaws frustrate me to no end, but I have extremely limited contact with them. My FIL cut my husband, kids, and I out of his life years ago. He felt disrespected when we would not let him control our lives and thoughts with his money. He chose not to attend my husband's funeral. I am certain I will never see him again. One BIL is naive and a drama queen. I don't hate him, but his over-the-top drama created most of the trouble i've had with ILs in the last 10 years. The other BIL is just a straight up jackass, a racist, sexist, self congratulatory jerk. MIL always takes up for her drama queen baby boy, which irked my husband so much that he spent the last several years of his life estranged from them. He was always painted in the worst light, but they couldn't fathom why he didn't want to see them. It was easy just to blame me, so that's what they did, and continue to do.
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Re: Getting to Know You

Postby VegasVal » Mon Dec 10, 2018 7:58 pm

Age: 34
Years with Significant Other: married since July 15, 2018 to DH, together since July 15, 2012 (engaged July 15, 2017)
Number of Children: 0
Most Hated IL: Tie between MIL and SIL!
Worst Gift Received from IL: A Nine West wallet that had the tag severed and placed inside the wallet along with a small receipt from a purchase made and change in the inside. Why give someone something that has obviously been used?
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Re: Getting to Know You

Postby anonymousstar » Thu Jan 24, 2019 12:09 pm

Age: 22
Years with Significant Other: 8 years 2 months
Number of Children: 0
Most Hated IL: MIL
Worst Gift Received from IL: a two-piece outfit (I should say a piece of cloth) that showed my butt and belly. The material was very thin and felt like it was worth about $1
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Re: Getting to Know You

Postby DLPCGRC » Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:28 am

Hi. Im so happy I found this group.
Married 10 years to my DH.
We lost twins a few weeks after they were born early. And I have two children from a previous marriage.
I’m in my late 40’s
I absolutely hate the MI and actually I don’t hate her. Her and her daughter hate me.
They never gave gifts until recently after inheriting a large sum and its always a check.
My birthday is at the end of the year and I just received my gift on DH birthday.
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