Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

do you still?

do you still get gifts for you your ex inlaws?

Answer Question
 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:43 PM on Dec. 5, 2008 in Relationships

Answers (6)
  • I don't have any EX inlaws but if I did you could bet your butt I wouldn't be exchanging gifts with them.
    GrnEyedGrandma

    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 2:50 PM on Dec. 5, 2008

  • I don't have any ex-in-laws either. I barely get gifts from my current in-laws. MIL conveniently forgets to get me any presents when she's shopping for hubby and our kids.

    Pnukey

    Answer by Pnukey at 2:54 PM on Dec. 5, 2008

  • If you have their grandchildren, as much as you may not like to do it, I suggest giving the children X amount of dollars and letting them get or make them a gift. It helps teach your kids that it's okay to still love them and that people can still be friends even if there's a divorce in the family. Doesn't mean you have to socialize with them or anything like that, but to me, it'd be the right thing to do.
    lisa_ann_p

    Answer by lisa_ann_p at 2:59 PM on Dec. 5, 2008

  • I don't have any but if I did I wouldn't buy them gifts
    Jerseymom1228

    Answer by Jerseymom1228 at 3:05 PM on Dec. 5, 2008

  • I dont have (knock on wood) but if i did, I love my inlaws and if something happens in my marriage ithas nothing to do with them so i may or maynot. i think it depends on how things go after the divorce. But i would definately get presents from my son. They will be his noni and papa and uncles regardless of whether i remain married or not and i hate seeing families fall apart like that because of divorce so i defiantely wouldn't want that to happen.
    Crystal1124

    Answer by Crystal1124 at 3:13 PM on Dec. 5, 2008

  • I wanted to clarify my answer. The question was would I still exchange gifts with Ex-inlaws. The answer is no, for me. Having my children exchange gifts with their grandparents is an entirely different story.

    GrnEyedGrandma

    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 4:13 PM on Dec. 5, 2008

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.

Next question in Relationships
how do i break up?

Next question overall (Pregnancy)
Ok... pains...