Apparently I offended the MIL a few weeks ago so now we have family drama to resolve.
I was brusque when she showed up unannounced (during the restrictions when visitors were forbidden to prevent COVID spread) after we'd agreed early in the day to do a video call later that evening.
First I've heard of it because she just stopped talking to my wife because of it, apparently.
I offered to grovel for forgiveness (no threat to my ego here, happy to do it to smooth things over) but then there's a risk MIL will consider her behaviour acceptable and keep doing it, so other half want to talk to MIL first. Bracing for the kaboom.
There was a kaboom.
@daedalus Family dynamics can sure be difficult sometimes
@GoatsLive Humans: Ruining everything since forever. 😜
@daedalus Jeepers. I do not envy you that :-/
@grumpysmiffy It'll be fine. I can navigate the in-laws dynamic much better than with my own mother.
@daedalus ouch. You ok?
@tqft oh yeah, fine. It's just drama. I'm sure it'll get resolved after more discussion. People just need some space.
@daedalus Ooh. Hope it works out for you. Personally, I’d welcome the kaboom.
@urbanfuzzy Better to air things and sort it out than to seethe and sulk the way MIL was.
@daedalus Oh god I don't miss this family bullshit.
@pelagikat Humans, eh?
> Apparently I offended the MIL a few weeks ago so now we have family drama to resolve.
i have no joke here, i just like saying "MIL-spec"
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