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what do you call

Your MIL/FIL? I call them by their names. It just feels weird any other way. My DH calls my dad "dad" and it is normal. But for some reason it seems weird for me to call my inlaws mom or dad.

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Kimora_neko

Asked by Kimora_neko at 5:13 PM on Aug. 1, 2010 in Relationships

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  • By their names.
    fairyinabubble

    Answer by fairyinabubble at 5:15 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • It doesn't feel right calling my in laws anything. we have a weird relationship. i call them by their first names though. My husband wants to call my parents mom and dad and will usually get away with calling my mom mom; however, my dad is more formal and appreciates being called mr adams or by his first name
    Cassarah

    Answer by Cassarah at 5:15 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • not married yet, but by their names, tho they refer to me as their daughter lol
    Shani527

    Answer by Shani527 at 5:16 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • I call DH's dad "Dad" and mom "Mom".

    He calls my parents by their first names or by some ugly rude nicknames that we laugh about behind their backs--Like Mr. Molesto and Mrs. Enabler
    RainingHeart

    Answer by RainingHeart at 5:19 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • My dh and I both call each others parents mom and dad because we are both lucky to have awesome in-laws.

    beeky

    Answer by beeky at 5:20 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • They're not my parents, why would I call them "Mom"/"Dad"? I call them by their first names.
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 5:24 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • Have zero relationship with them so don't call them anything.
    QandA

    Answer by QandA at 5:25 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • Geez you got me thinking, I'm not even really sure what her name is, she goes by so many different ones----too weird for me!
    QandA

    Answer by QandA at 5:26 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • I call my in laws my their names. They want me to call their mom and dad but I feel weird doing that their not my parents. I have been married to my husband for 25 yrs. and I call them by their first name my in-laws give me a dirty look but like I said before their not my parents
    bmwlover

    Answer by bmwlover at 6:35 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

  • I say Mrs. Virginia
    mamaofficer

    Answer by mamaofficer at 7:41 PM on Aug. 1, 2010

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