Does your wife get along with your mother?

United States
May 28, 2009 3:31pm CST
When I am facing women issue, I just have headache. I can't deal with it. My wife and my mother sometimes just won't get along. Luckily, they don't live together. Just occasionally, my mom has to come visit us here. I don't know how the issues started. Either my mom complained about her behind her back; or my wife complained about my mom's dictatorship behind her back. I just stuck in the middle. No way I am going to pick side. Did you face this kind of problem before at home?
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• India
29 May 09
Being honest...this is one of the BEST discussion topic that i have seen on mylot. This is a question that can be asked to almost each and every husband in the world...and the response would be a SO-SO (some times YES and some times NO)... Thats the case with me as well..My mom and my wife at times talk for hours together (on the phone...as we stay apart)....and at times do not seem to be going thru at all.....I am not really sure about this kind of behavious from both of them..But i think that could really be because of the age difference or probably bcoz of the expectations from both end.... Whats ur opinion??
• Saint Lucia
29 May 09
In my opinion you have to man up and put a stop to this.Picking sides would be terrible because you would lose one or the other.What you can do is sit down with them and explain what they are doing to you.Let them know that you love both of them,wont pick sides and that they should try to resolve the differences because of you.Make them see that they are hurting you and your relationship with them.I think that they are jealous of your relationship with the other.
• China
29 May 09
at first ,i am a woman which also in daughter-in-law position,i always get along well with my mother-in-mother,the most important reason why we could get along is both of i and my mother-in-low love my hubby,we could't bear my hubby in the middle and could't bear my hubby feel unhappy,so i and my mother-in-low try our best get along well,everyting we have done is for our best beloved who is her sun and my hubby.
• United States
28 May 09
I am the wife and I can say that sometimes my mother in law is really critical of me sometimes I feel like her and my sister in law just watch me to see if i do something wrong so that they can talk behind my back but my fiance just stays out of it there has been times when we go at it and at the end of the day its sad to say that my fiance always makes sure to let me know that they are his family and that i have to respect them and I just feel that they can do whatever they want to me but as soon as I do something to them they run and tell him and he get sooo upset
• United States
28 May 09
I would be the wife in the situation! I get along great with my mother-in-law most of the time. We do have moments when we drive each other crazy. But we get past them pretty easily. Life is just easier when you arent constantly fighting with someone! I think you are a wise man for not picking a side in the problems with your wife and mother. But if you could encourage them to stop fighting all of the time it would make life better for all 3 of you!