Originally Posted by vyapti
My brother just got engaged. My SIL-to-be is shallow and stupid. Her presence makes me cringe. I'm going to have to be the good brother and make happy for the next several (months?).
From now on, I'm being proactive, though.
My wife's sister, whom I really like, and my brother are perfect for each other. I mean this in the sense that I could avoid two more sets of in laws if they got together. I'll be pushing for this for however long it takes.
I'm sorry to laugh, and I don't mean to make lightly of your problems, but your situations sounds like the setting for a great comedy series.
I suggest you have a glass of wine or a valium try to smile a lot.
In my case, I've had three sets of in-laws, most all of whom have been fine people. The MILS all had issues with me, but then, I married 3 men who were only children. (By the way, I am also an only child, so that cuts down on the in-laws a lot.)
But my second MIL and my own mother were real demons at times, and my mother, in particular, spoiled a lot of holidays.