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Do you call youR inlaws MOM &DAD

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 8:30 PM on Feb. 18, 2011 in Relationships

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  • no
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 8:31 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • I call my MIL by her first name when I'm forced to see her. Er, I mean, when we have the pleasure of her company.
    vicesix

    Answer by vicesix at 8:31 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • First names here too but I think they may prefer mom and dad because they always address cards to us with "mom and dad", even a birthday card only for me.
    keisha613

    Answer by keisha613 at 8:33 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • No, I called them by their first names.
    pswiley

    Answer by pswiley at 8:34 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • Nope, I feel that would somehow be disrespectful to my own parents. I just call them by their first names, but I love them and have a good relationship with them. My DH does not call my parents Mom and Dad either, I would find that kind of weird, too.
    MaryMW

    Answer by MaryMW at 8:35 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • My husband calls my parents mom and dad, so I call his parents mom and dad. I think it's respectful. I had a hard time at first, well still do sometimes, but since he will call my parents mom and dad, even when he doesn't agree with their thinking, I will call my in laws mom and dad for him (and I do happen to agree with the way my in laws think).
    ladymomtraveler

    Answer by ladymomtraveler at 8:37 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • No. I call them... as little as possible. :0)
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 8:41 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • Nope. I called them Pearl, Irvin and Frances (his 2nd wife). DH calls my mom Lynda. I didn't even call my 1st MIL Mom. I called her by her name, also.
    cbk_mom3

    Answer by cbk_mom3 at 8:41 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • No
    Simplicity3

    Answer by Simplicity3 at 8:43 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • Yes and No all at the same time...lol

    I always call my MIL - Mom even though it pains me to do it. My FIL is actually my husband's Step-Dad and he calls him by his 1st name. I try to call him Dad but I do catch myself calling him by his 1st name sometimes too. I actually like my FIL.
    Maureen-MD

    Answer by Maureen-MD at 8:45 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

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