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  • DeusDingo
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    • Jul 2014
    • 1142
    • Madison, WI
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    #16
    i'm happy for your successes and your long marriage. also, your mother in law sounds like a psychopath. who holds a grudge against you for everything you do that actually provides for a comfortable and sustainable lifestyle but "softens" just because you made some yummy meat? that is some messed up priorities.

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    • Jared49
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      • Oct 2016
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      • Appleton, WI
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      #17
      Amazing story! Your Kate deserves HUGE “kudos” for having to endure a mother that didn’t support her daughter.

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      • holehogg
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        • Nov 2017
        • 2147
        • Port Elizabeth, South Africa

        #18
        Great share.
        All's well that eats well.

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        • Buck Flicks
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          • Jul 2017
          • 341
          • Dee Eff Dub, TX

          #19
          I'm pleased you were able to come to see eye to eye with your MIL. So many times, a toxic MIL will ruin a marriage because while their child will defend their spouse, the negativity eventually creeps in and poisons the relationship.

          I'm fortunate, that I have good in-laws, and my family are good in-laws to my wife. Being the #1 son-in-law in my wife's family is kind of a low bar. I basically just have to be a decent human being and I'm #1 by default.

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          • klflowers
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            • Sep 2015
            • 3060
            • Tennessee

            #20
            RAmorris, I been kind of down on you since I joined this site. Been running you down behind your back, all that. Now if you were to invite me over for some of that pig, I might just change my opinion of you

            Seriously, glad you were able to get her on your side. My first MIL would tell my 1st wife stuff like this "I would have dated him, but no way would I have married the guy" in front of me. That didn't factor in the divorce, but it was a pain in my behind for the 20 years we were married. Great story, great cooks, and beautiful cooker.

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            • fzxdoc
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              #21
              What a lovely story. I like the fact that what you really wanted more than anything was the support and approval of your lovely wife and great sons, which you received constantly and lovingly through the years that your MIL was freezing you out. It's good to hear that you eventually won her over, but think of all the wonderful time with you that she missed out on. That said, better late than never.

              Thank you for sharing your story with us.

              Kathryn

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              • Huskee
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                #22
                Can't believe I missed this, what a cool post RAmorris!

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                • jfmorris
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                  #23
                  Great story, and amazing how some BBQ won your mother in law over after all those years!

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