When my mother-in-law tells her dinner guests my husband and I keep a filthy home.
When my mother-in-law asks me if I would like to iron the shirt my husband has on before we go to dinner.
When my mother-in-law says she has accepted that she is doomed to never ever have grandchildren.
When I find out our weekly ‘family dinner’ has been cancelled.
When my mother-in-laws tells me she has interviewed potential nannies for our baby.
And I’m not pregnant.
When my mother-in-law tells a family friend not to bother getting a wedding dress because she is welcome to just use mine.
When we are packing for a trip with his parents and my husband’s mother insists he give her his belongings for her to carry in her suitcase ‘for safe keeping’. And he obliges.
When I get stuck in the same car as my mother-in-law on a long road trip.
When my mother-in-law names off every single person she knows who is having a baby.
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