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Hello from the other side!

I haven't posted in ages, since my last step child left the house in June 2015.

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Mothers and sisters part 2

We all know there's no point in engaging our toxic BM's so I know I have no one blame but myself for wishing it might go okay to respond to the baiting of a toxic mother and sister. My fault.

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Can use some advice. Mothers and sisters.

I have had a difficult relationship with my mother all my life. My earliest memories include difficult times with her.

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Completely off-topic rant so I can avoid a manslaughter charge :)

I, only a few minutes ago, got off the phone with my husband. Because orange isn't my favourite colour and I don't really want to live without him, I need to rant here.

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Living apart from your DH

Has anyone successfully managed to live apart from their DH but keep the marriage/relationship strong as a couple?

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MIL delight

Months ago, like Christmas maybe, my DH says "I'd really like to go to Newfoundland this summer and visit family again.

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O/T sort of: My own mother found a new vulnerability I didn't know I had

We own professional businesses in the same town. We used to be partners, but split ten years ago.

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Lol it took her a full month to ask for money

It took BM just two days to ask for money when SDthen16 left, but she waited a full month before asking for SS16.

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What have you learned on this forum?

And actually applied to your life?

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DH has more to say

Follow up from previous blogs on SS16 now estranged:

DH received a text from estranged SD18 "Hey dad! Me and SS16 want to take you out for Father's Day dinner on Monday!"