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.

Show thread

First I've heard of it because she just stopped talking to my wife because of it, apparently.

Show thread

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.

Show thread

@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.

Sign in to participate in the conversation

The social network of the future: No ads, no corporate surveillance, ethical design, and decentralization! Own your data with Mastodon!