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do you get along?

with his side of the family or yours and why?

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Asked by Anonymous at 3:45 PM on Dec. 9, 2008 in Relationships

Answers (14)
  • both, I love my in laws just as much as i love my side of the family.

    Answer by Karen_evans60 at 3:46 PM on Dec. 9, 2008

  • I tolerate his side of the family and get alone with some more then others. Mostly my mil is somewhat out there and I realize it likely isnt her fault per say, but an undiagnosed mental illness. But that doesnt mean I have to cater to her or excuse her all the time. I am nice when around her and love my fil to bits hes awesome. My dh loves my mom although he thinks shes too emotional sometimes. We hang out with his parents more simply bc they live around the corner and my mom lives in another state.

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:47 PM on Dec. 9, 2008

  • I really like my BIL, but my MIL is kinda creepy and both my MIL and FIL are unpleasant to be around. They are pretty miserable and blame anything they can on not making themselves happy. I'm glad I only have to see them maybe 2x a year.

    Answer by nwdeserangel at 3:53 PM on Dec. 9, 2008

  • My husband and I grew up together. Our families have always been very close.

    Answer by Chrissy629 at 3:57 PM on Dec. 9, 2008

  • I get along with both sides. They are all very nice easy going people.

    Answer by dmoradi at 3:59 PM on Dec. 9, 2008

  • I cannot stand his family...and for several very good reasons. I tried to tolerate them for the childrens sake...but due to recent events they will no longer be apart of my life, or my childrens life. ( I know it sounds cruel) But if you only knew. It is unfortunate, but a person can only take so much...

    Answer by MaMa2_DJ_IJ at 4:00 PM on Dec. 9, 2008

  • I get along with both sides and he gets along with mine to, we're all one big happy family :D

    Answer by Mummytomore at 4:11 PM on Dec. 9, 2008

  • I get along great with my family, and his family most of the time. I had to put my foot down with my MIL though. And since then, things have gotten better. He adores my family. Unfortunately, my family lives out in the middle of nowhere and there are a lot of deer on the roads, so we don't go see them often. We spend a lot of time with his family, and most of the time it is good. My family gives advice, but doesn't force it. If you don't take the advice and end up falling on your face, they are there to pick you up without a single "I told you so". His family accepted me very quickly for the most part.

    Answer by Mom1Stepmom1 at 4:11 PM on Dec. 9, 2008

  • I adore everyone in his family. They welcomed me with open arms and hearts the moment we met.

    Answer by kathyartist2007 at 4:30 PM on Dec. 9, 2008

  • I love my FIL/SMIL. BIL is cool most of the time. MIL - I "tolerated" her for yrs, had enough of her and now we (me & the kids) don't see her. My family I don't see enough of. My DH loves my family - thankfully - and they all love him too.

    Answer by Fooph121780 at 4:48 PM on Dec. 9, 2008

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