Am I right here or off base? BIL has cut off contact with dh, me and our dc since right before eloping with his pg girlfriend. We have reached out a few times, sent a gift for the...
baby and the wife's child from a previous marriage. Nothing. No response. The only way we know what is happening is through MIL, who sings this son's praises. Not that she is wrong. He isn't a bad guy, but we are hurt by this cut-off. So, today we went to see her and she checked her email and said, "OH! Look! I hae 52 Xmas pictures from Son." DH said, "That 52 more than we have." And he walked into the kitchen. SHe then asked if I wanted to watch the video BIL had sent and I said, "In all honesty, I really don't. We have reached out to him many times and they just are not in contact with us. If he wants us to see the video, he can send it to us." She was hurt and I wish that weren't the case, but I am not going to play happy family for anyone's sake. wdyt?
No. I think we have sheltered her from this which was not a great idea... not that she should get in the middle, but I think we thought it wasn't her issue. Only now I have made...(more)12-26-2011 5:15pm
She shriveled back into her chair and didn't say anything for a minute or two. I assume she was hurt or possibly offended that I refused to look at the video, but I admit I don't...(more)12-26-2011 5:20pm