To make matters worse, the poster said that the mother-in-law does not explain how to wash these objects, but “likes to chastise them” if they do something wrong. The stereotype of the controversial mother-in-law/daughter-in-law relationship goes back a long way and is often linked to increased competition for resources, affection and hierarchy. “That`s when I stood up and said. Either you cut that f*** or you go out. In response, the mother-in-law told Redditor that she should be “grateful to take care of [her] daughter so she doesn`t get bullied.” One woman accused her mother-in-law of being “ashamed” of having “ashamed” with her choice of Christmas gift. This suggestion was greeted by the future couple with a “resounding” no, but the grandmother “had none of that” and “even threatened to go to the delivery room” if she was not invited. One user, who responded like Riverlee, tried to defend the mother-in-law`s actions. Maybe she thought it was funny if you ran earlier and didn`t do it anymore,” they said. “Have you ever had a conversation about jogging where your thighs rub against each other? I don`t think she`s ashamed, but it`s a strange gift. She wrote: “The main rule for a mother-in-law who wants to get along with her adult child`s partner is to be critical. This becomes even more the case when grandchildren are involved: “It`s important not to think of your role as a grandparent as another chance to be a mother,” she noted, adding that “family ties are not an excuse for rudeness.” “It`s a really weird slogan for a pillow,” cutebutscary commented. “I mean, it`s not even funny, who would post it?” Lonlydomassiveones urged the woman to confront her mother-in-law about the present. “Some people are passively aggressive in their donations and this can be very hurtful,” they wrote.
“You should tell him you don`t like it and ask him to explain himself.” The woman`s mother-to-be told them about a three-day “adult-only” family outing, and she said it was because the trip included going to the bar and doing activities that aren`t considered “kid-friendly.” She goes on to explain that her mother-in-law “hates red hair.” The mother-in-law brought four large bags and asked to keep some things in the room, to which the woman replied “absolutely,” although she did not feel comfortable with the woman constantly invading her privacy. Under the pseudonym Welshlavalove, she explained that she rarely sees her mother-in-law because she “lives a few hours away” and “never travels.” Other users offered ideas on what the woman should say when confronted with her mother-in-law. One posted: “She doesn`t deserve to be treated equally, and she needs to be told.” “He said he understood me and was also not a fan of gender revelations, but we should play the game because his mother is sad,” she added. From then on, everything exploded. The sister-in-law then “screamed” at her husband, and the operation “hit” Jack and his mother, calling their mother-in-law “terrible.” The grandmother also turned on her husband, calling him “unsupportive and cruel” for seeing the young child without her. However, her husband remains unrepentant, insisting that he repeatedly warned her that her behavior would cause her trouble. “Then I saw them approaching us with their three children. I was confused, looked at [my mother-in-law] and she avoided eye contact.
I immediately asked [my sister-in-law] why she was bringing her kids and if she knew it wasn`t a kid-friendly trip. [She] and her husband looked confused and said there was no such thing, but I told them what [my future mother-in-law] had told me, and I didn`t bring my daughters. The 26-year-old was referred to as “mommy`s boy” after letting his mother move into the one-bedroom apartment he shares with his wife without telling her while his mother`s own home was being renovated. A study published in the Journal of Evolutionary Psychological Science found that men and women report more conflict with their mothers-in-law than mothers, and mothers report more conflict with their daughters-in-law than with their daughters. Another user thinks that if Jack`s mother “pulls this one now, he will continue” in her relationship with him. “What if you have two children?” they wondered. “Be prepared for favoritism to worsen. Your kids don`t deserve to be treated differently just because they don`t have Jack`s blood. She said she was “very offended” that the mother-in-law “alluded to not trusting me without any reason not to.” The mother-in-law went on to say, “Well, I`m upset now” and hung up the phone. There was no contact for a week until DH (husband) called her. He suggested she apologize to me, and after a few days, I received a WhatsApp from her that said, “Sorry.” Should I let him go? A woman was pressured to fire her husband for siding with her mother after she threw his wife`s belongings out of her own closet.
One woman was voted “reasonable” by Mumsnet because she was upset about something her mother-in-law had heard about her. More than 1,500 comments were received about the situation, and people fully support the woman, criticizing her fiancé and mother. If you have a similar family dilemma, let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org. We can seek advice from experts, and your story could be featured on Newsweek. A study published in the journal Evolutionary Psychological Science indicates that men and women tend to experience more conflict with their mother-in-law than their biological mother. The daughter-in-law described the saga in a Mumsnet post on Tuesday, saying her husband`s mother had previously mentioned her alleged “favoritism” to her and feared a confrontation. “Basically, I let my husband`s mother play doll with us. He will miss his son and grandson.
So it doesn`t matter. I included her in Dr. Apts, milestones, etc.,” the woman wrote in a post with 5,000 likes and comments that reached 8,000 likes. “I would tell him no, it`s not temporary. He chose his mother, he can have his mother and Op [original poster] will continue,” one user wrote. After asking Reddit for advice, the user received tons of comments warning that her husband “chose his mother over his wife” and told her to stay with her own mother instead of going home. Although the man`s wife refused to share her closet, the mother-in-law waited until she was at work, removed all her belongings and pushed them into the kitchen and living room cabinets. The study also found that conflicts between mother-in-law and daughter-in-law can limit access to grandchildren, and that “custody disputes can reduce the quality of mother-daughter-in-law relationships, causing the daughter-in-law to seek additional social relationships to help with child custody – which can worsen her relationship with her mother-in-law.” which means the mother-in-law. Having a grandparent willing to help raise a grandchild is a boon for any overworked parent, but a loving grandmother seems to have taken the idea to a bizarre extreme.