I've been both, and sadly I've been stung by both. My MIL was not only miserable to me, marrying her only child, she was miserable to my kids. I would listen to her quietly tell me what to do, no back talk, and when she would leave, I 'd just do what I wanted. She would lie to them and throw things at them. So needless to say, I learned to stay away.Not her son her the kids, just me. So now I have a DIL, thinking I'd learned what NOT to be or do. Never never gave advise to her or my son. Once she asked and didn't like the answer, and I did say, '"You did ask." Needless to say, we don't get along much, do to other problems too long to get into, but how have your relationships been, esp. if you've been both? I really wanted to get along, and it does sadden me, but she is unable to talk to or make amends at this point.
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