A few months ago, a freak accident claimed OP’s home, leaving her family of four in devastation. Their life took a terrifying turn when, during a school recital, a neighbor broke the news of the ongoing fire. The loss was severe, and rebuilding the house was beyond their means.
She Was Devastated Over the Loss of Their Home
In the midst of this crisis, OP found herself battling an unexpected enemy: her mother-in-law.
Despite ten tumultuous years of their relationship, OP naively hoped for MIL’s support. After all, OP was the mother of her grandsons and wife to her son. She was mistaken.
In the immediate aftermath, they needed a temporary place to stay. It seemed logical to seek shelter at MIL’s home.
However, what they encountered was a shocking refusal. While MIL was okay with her son and grandsons, she explicitly excluded OP, arguing that she was not “true family.”
SHE Can Stay in the Garage
Their first night was spent in their car, followed by motel arrangements the next day. MIL then magnanimously offered OP to stay in her garage.
The offer was rejected and MIL was chastised for her disrespect, only to respond with anger and an audacious claim of generosity.
Things took a turn for the worse when MIL began defaming OP, claiming that OP’s grudges were causing family division.
Moreover, she lodged a false complaint alleging that OP had intentionally started the fire. Although OP was cleared of all allegations, the accusation took an emotional toll.
Mil Accused Her of Intentionally Starting the Fire
MIL’s insensitivity continued as she mocked their loss and belittled the value of their destroyed possessions. OP mourned over irreplaceable heirlooms and childhood mementos of her sons.
Adding insult to injury, MIL even lied about a gaming console that was left at her place, later admitting she gave it away.
The continuous onslaught eventually led to a family decision: they went No Contact (NC) with MIL. As they moved to their new place, they withheld their address, issuing an ultimatum to other family members.
In OP’s words, if MIL couldn’t be there during their worst, she didn’t deserve their best.
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