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I have had issues with MIL for the past several months, most of them being due to her demanding dh take her places that are several hours out of our way b/c when she bought her last car, she couldn't be bothered at age 68 to use common sense and not get a gas guzzler.
She also hasn't paid rent for a few months so she has had a lot of time to have money saved up. Todday she called dh up wanting him to take her to the ER b/c she's having flu symptoms. Even though she has waaay more money leftover after bills than we do she overspends and then dh is the one rescuing her all the time when she gets herself in a pickle. Dh is also planning to spend the night even though he KNOWS there is a good possibility I'll get called in to work and if I have to turn work down b/c he wasn't there to watch out 5-year old I'll lose unemployment benefits for the entire week. And considering the fact that they are making major cuts in our district and there's a strong possibility that next year I'll be called in a lot less, I can't afford to miss ANY work. Also the more I get called in and actually work, if I am not hired somewhere permanently at least the more I earn in a quarter, the higher my weekly benefit amount will be.
When I was sick with the flu with 2 young kids, I took MYSELF to the ER b/c dh and I were seperate and I did what I had to do. Would it kill MIL to budget her money enough where she has gas in her car, or God forbid, ride in an ambulance? I'm just sooo sick of her BS. :(
Answer by GlitteribonMom at 3:13 PM on Apr. 24, 2012
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Answer by luckysevenwow at 10:24 PM on Apr. 23, 2012
so, do you not think that each time you walk out the door during flu season you are taking a chance of getting it? It's his mother and you need to get over it. Doesn't matter where he was going to take her she would cry over the fact that he was exposed therefore she is exposed. And really who makes MIL pay rent????
Answer by Anonymous at 9:38 PM on Apr. 23, 2012