FILs Pressuring us to get married – I'm stressed and crying!

posted 2 years ago in Family
Post # 2
42157 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

signedconfessions:  You can’t control their behavior, but you can control your response. Simply don’t engage. Stop letting them push your buttons and live your lives on your terms.

Post # 3
3251 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Wow that is so frustrating! Your SO needs to stand up to them and insist that they stop harassing you about it. Every time it comes up I would just ignore them or say “we have it figured out already but that’s for your concern”, smile, repeat as necessary.

Post # 5
3195 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2010


I also come from a culture that demands complete compliance from children no matter what age they are. My parents have learned not to push their beliefs on me because they know that I will do what I choose and leave them out if necessary. 

It is worrisome that you have allowed your in-laws to pressure you into an engagement. 

  • This reply was modified 2 years, 1 month ago by  amiona.
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