(Closed) Do you get along with the FIL?

posted 7 years ago in Family
Post # 3
4038 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

Darling Husband jokes that he’d totally be a mama’s boy if his dad wasn’t so awesome, and it’s true. I hit the IL jackpot. Not just my MIL/FIL but my BILs/SILs, DH’s aunts, our nephews…he’s asked me numerous times which family member of his is my favorite, and I’ve never been able to answer, because they are all fantastic people. They welcomed me with open arms. I’m much closer to them then I am to most of my family. I always come home from visiting them relaxed and recharged. 

Post # 4
10287 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2011

It’s nice to see other people actually getting along with their IL’s. A lot of Bees inheritied wretched mother in laws and I always feel bad for them.

My FIL’s are great. My Future Mother-In-Law and I are insanely close and I, too, feel like the daughter she never had. She loves the crap out of me and would do anything for us. My Future Father-In-Law is a man of few words but I know he loves me. He’s still kind of a hardass but he’s done a complete 360 over the last 6 years. I definitely lucked out in the IL department. 

Post # 6
178 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

i have always loved loved loved my future inlaws! But, now we live in the apartment next to their house and with the wedding stuff my opinion of the fmil is changing…alot. but yes, you could say we get along because i keep my mouth shut:-)

Post # 7
2790 posts
Sugar bee

Typically I would say how much I love both of them and how we are super close. Right now it is kind of a different story. I still really like them but were having one of those times where we are disagreeing with them currently soo…. It’s very frustrating at the moment.

Post # 8
3520 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

Love them–FMIL is a shy, quiet little mouse.  Future Father-In-Law is a big bear with lots of opinions, just like my dad.  He actually likes it when I agree or disagree with him, as long as I can back it up. 

Post # 9
149 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

I have an okay relationship with my Future Mother-In-Law not great, but not bad. My relationship with my Future Sister-In-Law is much more strained. Things have gotten better over the years.

Post # 10
410 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I love my IL’s. FI’s family is very similar to mine, so they’re easy to relate to. His whole family is great, and they love me too. It’s a huge relief because I hear horror stories, like everyone else, about IL’s.

My only issue, and it’s not even a big one is that, like my mom, Future Mother-In-Law can be a bit of a buttinski but since she is not my mother I can’t tell her to butt out. That’s the only thing though.

Post # 11
3981 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

I get along with all of them except my Future Mother-In-Law. But she doesn’t know how much she drives me nuts. Because it is so much better to keep the peace then burn bridges with her. She think I adore her and I am okay with that.

Post # 12
2116 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

Do I like/love them? Yes. Do they make me really mad sometimes? Absolutely. Kingy’s sister is SO sweet and we get along really well but she  can be lazy, same with his mom except not lazy, neglectful. I love them but I think living with them for a few months really pointed out the flaws, like most roommates.

Post # 13
7431 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2009

I love my ILs as well. We don’t talk to his mom, which is sad, but until she stops choosing alcohol over her family..its her loss. We lived with my Father-In-Law for 4 years, so I got really close to him. His Fiance is amazing, and I get along with all my SILs, nieces and nephews.When our families are together, you can’t tell where his ends and mine begins.  I really couldn’t have married into a better family 🙂

Post # 14
811 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

In my in-laws eyes (partcularly mom, but siblings seem to be intent on ruining me too) I will never be good enough for their family. For mom, I am not pretty enough(yes, she told Fiance this), or educated enough, or cultured enough, or whatever. His siblings seem to spend an awful amount of time gossiping about me behind my back -Its inevetable that after a dinner at moms I will have done something offensive (I didnt eat my carrots once) and it will get back to Fiance. Oh, there was the time I had a cigar with Fiance and friends at a party with his brother -MOM found out, we get phone calls. SERIOUSLY!

The worst and most offensive thing done yet was when Fiance and I bought our house his mom gave HIM a house warming present & card. I was not included. When he asked her why she said she will never acknowldege me as important -and apparently without him I`d never have a job (uh, ok true I am employed by Fiance, but I have a masters degree and worked for YEARS before he came along Bitch)

Uh…I mean no, I don`t get along with the in laws. 😀

Post # 15
3049 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: January 1991

We get along pretty well. I love the whole family! Of course, we’re in the middle of some famly drama… so it’s been kind of sketchy for a few weeks. But I still love them all and I’m excited to be a part of their family!

Post # 16
500 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

No, but in my defense no one does.

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