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Old May 22nd, 2018, 05:06 PM
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Mother-in-law keeps insulting my race.

My wifeís mother keeps saying mean things about men and women from USA. Basically, she dislikes americans because of what she sees in the media about our racism issues and attitudes during distressing times. I try to convince her that every country has problems like that with locals and people in all shapes and sizes but she just wonít listen. She believes that all americans are gun-loving and racist freaks that do nothing but spread war and hatred. How can I convince her otherwise? Iíd love to have a great relationship with her but I donít see that happening.
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Old May 22nd, 2018, 05:54 PM
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Re: Mother-in-law keeps insulting my race.

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How can I convince her otherwise?
You cannot.

Does your relationship really depend on her opinion of Americans?
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Old May 22nd, 2018, 06:40 PM
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Re: Mother-in-law keeps insulting my race.

oh the irony - she won't see that she's guilty of discrimination herself


what does your wife say?

how often do you HAVE to see your MIL?
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You cannot.

Does your relationship really depend on her opinion of Americans?
It does not but it HEAVILY affects it...
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Old May 22nd, 2018, 08:07 PM
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oh the irony - she won't see that she's guilty of discrimination herself


what does your wife say?

how often do you HAVE to see your MIL?
My wife just wants me to ignore her mom since she's quite old. We see her all the time, unfortunately...
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Re: Mother-in-law keeps insulting my race.

I don't know the cultural background

IMO your MILs vitrol could damage your marriage....get counciling before that happens
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