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Do you call your MIL Mom?

I call mine by her first name


Asked by Christmaslver68 at 8:34 AM on Jun. 18, 2011 in Relationships

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  • I love my MIL but have never thought of her as my mother.

    Answer by Mom-2-3-Girlz at 10:22 AM on Jun. 18, 2011

  • Call mine by her first name, it would be nice to call her mom but I'm not sure if that will ever happen.

    Answer by cdecker83 at 8:35 AM on Jun. 18, 2011

  • nope,1st name

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 8:40 AM on Jun. 18, 2011

  • Oh, no! We're adults, I met them as adults. We use first names.

    Answer by SWasson at 8:43 AM on Jun. 18, 2011

  • Everyone else in the family calls my MIL "Mom". Even the grandchildren call her "Mom", not Grandma, Mimi, Nana etc. This began with the first grandchild who began calling her "Mom". I just can't. I call her Wilma. It just feels un-natural to call her Mom. They call Grandpa "D-Dad"....and again, this began with first grandchild and stuck!
    I also just don't think my own mother would appreciate me calling anyone else "Mom". My mother wouldn't be angry over it...I just don't think she would prefer it, so I respect that. :-)

    Answer by KellyGirl_TX at 8:45 AM on Jun. 18, 2011

  • I say both. Most of the time I call her by her first name, but I have called her mom at times. She respondes quicker to mom, lol.

    Answer by amber1330 at 9:06 AM on Jun. 18, 2011

  • No, I call her by her first name or when I talk about her to my daughter I call her Grandma

    Answer by Kelly502 at 9:07 AM on Jun. 18, 2011

  • I call her nasty vile human being.

    Answer by bcauseimthemom at 9:07 AM on Jun. 18, 2011

  • Nope. I call her by her name.

    Answer by laird6372 at 9:19 AM on Jun. 18, 2011

  • no way, first name. Maybe because we don't have that sort f relationship, but I always thought it was weird when people called their MILs Mom..

    Answer by cassie_kellison at 9:19 AM on Jun. 18, 2011