Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by random3434, May 15, 2011.
How many of you are close to your In-Laws?
If you're divorced, do you still keep in touch with them?
Mo in-law yes. Wife's father passed away about 17 years ago.
Ex's family. Pffft.
Nope. Wife's manipulative, alcoholic mom hates me and my wife won't have anything to do with her, her dad was a drunk and passed last year. Her older brother and his is wife are upscale trailer trash rednecks (who also happen to be Democrats, I wonder if he's posting as KerryWonOhio?), her younger sister is a former welfare whore with 3 (now grown) kids by three different guys, one of which was killed a few years ago for ratting out some other drug dealers and the first of which hung himself because of her antics. Her Grandmother was an abusive, manipulative bitch. The only one we have any contact with is her youngest brother who lives in New York state and who also has very little to do with the rest of the family. Such is life.
negative,mommy dearest in law and I are, well, not on good terms, never have been...suites me.
Hombre's dad was not what one would choose for an ideal Father-in-law, drank to excess, and pretty egocentric, and his mom reacted to that by being the world's most negative person who found fault with ALL her inlaws. Both are gone for some time now and we try to remember the more pleasant times.
The rest of my inlaws are terrific, I love them all dearly, and am as close to them as I am to my own family. If Hombre should pass on before I do, I can't imagine I won't stay in touch with everybody. In the few rare cases of divorce, the divorced partner generally has stayed in touch with the rest of us, comes to weddings and funerals etc.
My inlaws are a far more functional family than my own.
All I have is a very weird, abusive sister-in-law. We both can't stand her, and haven't seen her since my MIL passed away 4 years ago.
I am still very close to my ex husband's mother. She is family in my book, and sees her granddaughter (Mini EZ) as often as she can.
She spent last weekend down at her great-grandmother's house with her grandma and all her aunts and uncles on her dad's side and had a BLAST!
I am so blessed to have such a great woman in my life, and my daughter's life!
Maybe you should have just water boarded the guy.
Why give him all that pleasure?
The parental-n-laws are dead. My one sil has stopped talking to us and we don't know why. She doesn't return phone calls so we stopped calling. Her hubs talks to us when we see them but other than niceties, she doesn't really talk to us. They bailed on the oldest's h.s. graduation party three years ago. We're having another grad party in June. Wonder if they'll show.
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