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Can't they all just get along?!

My mother and my MIL.
My mother is loud and outgoing, talkative and friendly.
My MIL is laid back, quiet and reserved.
My MIL and family, hate my mom.
It goes as far as having seperated holidays and birthdays.
Like we are a divorced family or something.
They have nothing in common.
Well my husband tries to keep them seperated, to keep his mom comfortable, my mom gets put out, realizing that nobody likes her or her family.
Can I change this?
Should I even try.
I just don't understand why they can't try.

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Asked by Anonymous at 2:03 PM on Nov. 7, 2010 in Relationships

Answers (3)
  • I would plan one get together with both families and give his family the choice whether or not to show up. Your husband needs to grow a pair and stop coddling his mother.

    Answer by bcauseimthemom at 2:16 PM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • I would flat out tell him how it is making your mom and you feel. He may help you to change it. :) I think they should spend time otgether for the sake of the family and just keep their opinions to themselves. They can talk as much shit as they want when everyone is gone and they are alone and it won't matter.

    Answer by Memigen at 2:25 PM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • I agree with becasueimthemom!

    Answer by 4_28_bbboy at 3:28 PM on Nov. 7, 2010

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