(Closed) How do I address the future in-laws?

posted 9 years ago in Relationships
Post # 3
1357 posts
Bumble bee

Haha. My mom has been with my dad for over 30 years and still doesn’t know what to say. 🙂

Post # 4
636 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

If they refer to themselves and Mr. and Mrs. I’d just go with that until/unless they say otherwise.  At least they say something! Most people don’t know what to call them!  I just avoid calling my Mother-In-Law anything!

Post # 5
2365 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

I just say their first names … haha. I assume it is quite weird to not know!!!

Is there anyone else, like a wife/husband of your fiances sibling you can get a que from?

I would just say "What would you like me to call you?"

Post # 6
177 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

right when my Fiance proposed my Fiance mom told me to call her by her first name.  it’s been 5 months and i still call her mrs.  i don’t know i guess i’m not ready yet. 

Post # 7
1718 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2008 - Winery in the Gold Country

I call my Mother-In-Law "mom" in emails, but I haven’t called her that to her face yet (and she refers to herself as mom or Jane intermittently). Will be much easier when we have kids, so we can just call her Grandma! 🙂

Post # 8
3332 posts
Sugar bee

Pengy, I’m the same way.  I can call my Mother-In-Law "mom" in an email, but I just don’t know how to say it to her face.  So far, I’ve been sticking with first names, but I’m not sure if I will change that over the years.

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