Tag In-Laws

Dear MIMsters: How Do I Handle This Situation With My In-Laws Without Starting A War?

How do I handle this situation with my in-laws without starting a war? Been married for 3 years with a daughter. My husband lives abroad while I work and own a store with a sales girl working for me. Before

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Dear MIMsters: In-Laws Wahala! Or Am I The One With The Problem?

I’m having an issue with my in-laws, so I want to know if I’m the one with the ‘wahala’ or if I am over reacting. They always come to my house, sometimes, early in the morning. They would even wake

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Russian Dad Kills His Parents In-Law And Stabs His Two-Year-Old Daughter After His Wife Did This

A Russian husband stabbed his parents in-law to death and wounded his two-year-old daughter in a drunken rage after his wife told him she wanted a divorce, according to police. Welder Aleksey Dogadov, 39, has reportedly confessed to the double

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Dear MIMsters: I Thought MIL Came to Help Me With My Triplets But How Dead Wrong I Was

I thought MIL came here to help me but how dead wrong I was. I have 5 kids under 5. My boys are 4 and 2 years old and my triplets are 11 weeks old.  My husband works from 9 a.m

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Dear MIMsters: How Do I Set The Records Straight Without Offending Hubby? (Part 2)

Continued from part one For MIL’s meeting, I did the cooking with her 2nd daughter who kept some meat back claiming her mom may need them later. I did not know that she didn’t run it by her mom. Along

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Dear MIMsters: Is My Brother-in-law Right to Scare Me With His Words After All These?

I need mature advice on this issue bothering me. Is my brother-in-law right to scare me with this words, despite all they have done against hubby. I’m 24, married to a 34 year-old man and blessed with two kids. My husband

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Dear MIMsters: Hubby has been given the ultimatum to choose. Me or his father?

Hubby has been given the ultimatum to choose between me and his father. Here’s my story… “Mariam, you have only 15 minutes to spend at that party. Come back home afterwards. Just show your face to the celebrant and return

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What In-laws Told Widow Minutes After Her Husband Died

A Nigerian woman identified as @nerdy_dami took to her Twitter handle to reveal what the in-laws of her recently widowed friend did to her immediately after her husband died in the hospital. The concerned friend revealed that the in-laws had not

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Dear MIMsters: Am I In the Wrong To Block MIL from Coming To My House?

Am I in the wrong to block MIL from coming to my house? Please hear me out. I have been married for four years now with two children. My challenge is that for like 2 years now, I have not

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Dear MIMsters: A Time Bomb Is Waiting to Explode in My Home

Good day every one in the house, please it is going to be a long post, kindly bear with me. I need advice on how to go about this situation. What is going on is like a time bomb, waiting

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Dear MIMsters: Can I Really Lead a Happy Life Without In-Laws Like Mine? Please Advise

I’m a first time mum who wants to know if I can lead a happy life without in-laws like mine Somehow, my in-laws concluded that I am the one who doesn’t allow my hubby call and always visit them, which

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Dear MIMsters: Why Are My In-laws Indulging My Husband in His Separation?

My hubby left home 2 weeks ago because we have been having issues. These issues are not infidelity related. Like, he stopped feeding at home and each time I asked, I got no answers. At a point I had to

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Dear MIMsters: Am I Wrong or Right About Calling My Hubby’s Bluff

I want you to tell me where I went or I am going wrong. When hubby got his  American Visa last year, our rent had just expired. All the monies we gathered together were penned down for his trip. As

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Dear MIMsters: Should I Be Worried My In-laws Have Stopped Interacting Hubby and I?

Should I be worried? Here are the details of the story! My Hubby and I rented a two-bedroom boys quarter apartment together. My marriage is a year plus, yet, we have no savings or property that we can rely on, reason

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Dear MIMsters: All I Have Done is Try to be Good to my Frustrating In-Laws

I got married 3 years ago. My first 2 years of marriage was frustrating even though my husband loved me so much beyond words can express. He doesn’t earn much but we manage. He used to give his parent N5k

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Dear MIMsters: My Husband Begrudges my Parents For Doing This

My husband who at any disagreement was always beating me begrudges me. It became too much but his family did not see any wrong doing with him. On this particular day, he locked the door and was hitting me continously.

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Dear MIMsters: I have distanced myself from my in-laws for this reason…Am I on the right track?

I have distanced myself from my in-laws because of my experience with them. When husband and I were about to get married, his mother kept discouraging him from pursuing the marriage. She said all sorts of things about me. The

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Dear MIMsters: How Do I Handle My Wife’s Family?

I am short of wisdom and need your advice on this issue. I write in tears. I got married in 2009. When I came for introduction, my wife’s family received me well. But when I came back for the traditional marriage

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A Letter To My Meddling and Manipulative In-Laws

A piece of my mind to my meddling manipulative In-laws. Yes he’s your son/brother, I’m not disputing that but remember how it all started and you could have stopped it but you chose to play along. He met me, a

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5 Ways To Earn Your In-laws’ Respect

There’s a popular saying that goes “when you marry your spouse, not only do you marry them, you marry their family.” This is so true. The same way you respect your husband or wife, should be the same way you

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Dear MIMsters: What Would You Do If You Had A Husband Like Mine?

I’ve been married for 13 years now with 4 kids. I married a man I thought was God-fearing, my confidant and best friend as he was always there for me. However, a year into the marriage, I realized he does

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Dear MIMers: Is it Wise to Marry This Amazing Man Despite His Family’s Depressing Attitude Towards Me?

I’m a 33-year-old lawyer from an affluent home. I met my 27-year-old prince charming (also a lawyer) in Abuja about 2 years ago after a terrible heartbreak. He was then in Abuja for his youth service and served at the

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Dear MIMsters: Who Should I Take Sides With? Hubby Or My In-laws?

Please tell me who I should take sides with? Last year, hubby and I came to the states in order for me to give birth to my baby. We stayed with his elder sister. Before his departure date, I had written

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