Easter drama at the in-laws'
No holiday would be complete without drama with the in-laws! So we’re eating Easter dinner at DH’s parents’ house and SIL asked if I was feeling better because I had been sick 2 days before. I said yes I was feeling better and then she made a joke asking if I’m pregnant. I said no I’m not pregnant, it was just a stomach bug (mind you, she knows I’m on the pill and not planning to get off for at least a few months). Then MIL says “Christine’s never gonna have kids” and made some comment about DH and I being old (I am only 27 and DH is 30).
SIL and MIL basically attacked me about why I don’t have kids! I’m only 27, I’ve been married less than a year (never married before), I just finished my Master’s degree, I just recently got to a good point in my career and now I can say I am at the point when I want to start trying for a baby in the near future. HOWEVER, they acted like there was something wrong with me for not having kids yet!
SIL chimes in saying she’s glad she had her baby when she did (early 20s) because she’s tired with a baby now and she can’t imagine if she were any older! Like b^&*%! I am 27! I think it’s a little scary that they think 27 is old to have kids. Sorry I wanted to get my life together first before bringing another PERSON into the world! SMH!
Then MIL says “if she has any, she will be one and done because they have SD.” Ummm.. no. I have ALWAYS said I wanted 2 kids, and no sorry but SD does not count as one of them. I didn’t say it in those exact words but yes I told them that I want 2 of my own kids. They proceeded to tell me how it’s not different and I should love SD like my own, etc. Mind you, I do WAY more for SD than her own mother does and I do treat her very well. But no, she is not my biological child. She doesn’t have my genes, doesn’t look like me, act like me, talk like me, we don’t have that mother-daughter bond and we SHOULDN’T because SHE’S NOT MY KID!!
What is wrong with these people??!!