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What NICE things do you have to say about your MIL? They can't all be that bad


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She lives in another state, thankfully ๐Ÿ˜…

 Mine too!! And I'm so grateful for that
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 Same (still too close)
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She is always trying to do the right thing. Even if misguided: she does everything out of a place of love itโ€™s never self serving.

My ex-MIL is wonderful. She took the kids for me so I could have a break after my baby was born. She always takes an interest in their lives. She understands that her son made very bad choices which is why I keep my children away from him but also that I think she is a great mother and grandmother which is why I encourage a relationship for her and my kids. All of my children are her grandchildren even the ones not biologically related to her. She is a hard worker, very smart and really nice to others around her. I could keep listing things that makes her a good person.

 Itโ€™s really nice she has a relationship with you even tho youโ€™ve split from her son. You are both lucky ladies.
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 MIL sounds like an amazing person and I love the credit you give her ๐Ÿฅฐ
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Sometimes she takes short pauses between sentences and that's nice.

She lives 8 hours drive away and is too self absorbed to have anything to do with us.

 OP asked for nice things.
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 That is nice she stays away from them ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚
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 Yeah ok, I guess so lol
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I would say thank god my husband didnโ€™t turn out like you!

 Haha. That's fair
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She lives on the other side of the world, thatโ€™s really nice.

She gave birth to my husband.

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My in laws are great. Living in another state probably does help a little, but they are always looking out for us and give us helpful advice when we ask. Sure there are some things they do that are annoying, but no different to my parents being annoying at times too, and we don't expect any of them to be perfect. Our kids love seeing all their grandparents.

My in-laws are fantastic. Weve been on a few family holidays together and we all get along great. There are there for us 100% but are never interfering. They are genuinely interested in us and our kids. If the kids tell them they have a test later in the week, the in-laws will remember and call them to ask how they went. They even help me look after my elderly mother. They give her lifts if she ever needs to go anywhere. I could go on and on! They are perfect and I feel so sorry for anyone that doesnโ€™t get along with their in-laws. It is so nice to be a part of such a supportive family.

 We holiday together too. I absolutely love it ๐Ÿ’•
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My MIL is just such a great person. I love her and am very lucky to have married into a nice family.

My MIL (and FIL) are fantastic. I get along with them better and are closer to them than my own parents

Mine is a lovely woman, just not my sort of person. I can't relate to her & find her quite annoying. But it's not like she does anything bad, I just don't particularly get on with her! She's very sort of spiritual and airy-fairy, touchy-feely, "crunchy" I think they call it - and I'm SO not! She's really good with the kids though and they love her to bits.

My nice thing is, she gave birth to my wonderful husband. I don't know her. Neither does he. And it's also nice that our children will never meet a person like her.

 Since I don't have a MIL. My FIL is incredible. No only did he raise my hubby on his own he is such an amazing poppy to our children โค๏ธ
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