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Do you respect your MIL or do you just tolerate her?


Asked by scout_mom at 7:22 PM on Jan. 1, 2011 in Relationships

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  • avoid

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 7:24 PM on Jan. 1, 2011

  • Respect her! I actually love her a ton. She's been a better mother to me in the 7 months I've known her than my biological mom has been my whole life! I consider myself very lucky not to have the stereotypical 'monster-in-law'.

    Answer by Nanixh at 7:24 PM on Jan. 1, 2011

  • I love her. She is an incredible woman. I have never met someone who loves being a grandmother so much. She has become a great friend over the years. She is the one person (besides dh) that I know that I could call and she would be here in a heartbeat if I needed help or anything.

    Answer by JamieLK at 7:32 PM on Jan. 1, 2011

  • Both

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 7:23 PM on Jan. 1, 2011

  • i have never met her face to face once or twice a year she calls us so i really do not know???? LOL

    Answer by pinkdragon36 at 7:24 PM on Jan. 1, 2011

  • just tolerate pretty much

    Answer by rebeccadac at 7:24 PM on Jan. 1, 2011

  • I tolerate her

    Answer by nicjon at 7:25 PM on Jan. 1, 2011

  • Barely tolerate.

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:26 PM on Jan. 1, 2011

  • I LOVE Mom (my amazing MIL) and definitely respect her! She and Dad (my awesome FIL) are the best In-Laws a wife could ever have. =]

    Answer by -AJ at 7:26 PM on Jan. 1, 2011

  • I never really cared for my ex MIL. She always seemed so controlling to me. Then I got divorced and my MIL became sick with CA. She passed away when my children were just 10 and 14. Now I miss her terribly. I think back and realize just how good of a MIL she actually was. I so wish she were here to see her great grandchildren.. she would have loved them dearly! She actually was a very strong woman, but she always had time for the kids, even when she was sick. She chose to pass away at home and without meds so she could spend every second awake, alert and with the children. May she RIP.

    Answer by m-avi at 7:26 PM on Jan. 1, 2011