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My MIL says she will own me...

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We were at my MILs for dinner with the whole family and we were talking about our wedding this August... Then out of no where my MIL says "Once you two are married I will own you. I own my children and ill own you too." Um wtf? So I said to her "I do believe I am a person, not a possession. My mother birthed me and she doesn't own me... I am her child and a gift. And I have two children... I don't own them, I am their mother. I am not a piece of furniture you bought at a yard sale." Then she says to me " You know what I'm saying... Once you have the last name I will own you." So I said to her about being married into the name and her maiden name is whatever. But she keeps insisting that she is going to own me. Every time I challenge her about it she just says " I'll kick your ass" or " Don't make me get up". Her and I have always had a good relationship and have gotten along extremely well. Idk wtf happen but she flipped the crazy bitch switch and ran with it. But this whole thing is making me think about calling off the wedding. I love my fiancé and I want to marry him but this "ownership issue" has me extremely pissed off. It seems like no matter what I say to this woman... She keeps insisting on "owning" me.

My fiancé and I have been together for 6 years and we have two beautiful girls together. I've never had a real problem with his mom before but this just crosses the line in my book. So what to do now????
by on May. 2, 2013 at 12:52 PM
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rayroe2
by on May. 5, 2013 at 12:15 AM
Lmao!!! She sounds funny crazy...she is testing you maybe... tell her your gonna beat her old ass if she keeps it up! ;)


That's freaky.
Alaskanmom907
by on May. 5, 2013 at 8:40 AM
Joke or not... Please don't tell me you believe her crazy bs. You know by now that you're your own person and a strong Independant woman.
atmsmom2011
by Member on May. 5, 2013 at 8:42 AM
This


Quoting katieGrace:

It sound like a joke.

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RheaF
by Silver Member on May. 5, 2013 at 9:48 AM
Ignore it. It sounds like a joke that gets funnier to her the more you allow it to get to you. You know she doesn't own you. She can't make you do anything. If you really love your fiancé, ignore the remarks and carry on. You have allowed this to get to where it has.
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