Tag Archives: Marie Barone

Narcissists, Butt Dialers and Manipulations, Oh My!

That’s a mouthful of a title, isn’t it? Would you like to guess to whom I’m referring? Yup, you guessed it. The ex-MIL. The one I used to refer to as Marie Barone (from Everybody Loves Raymond). The ex’s mother. … Continue reading

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‘Twas A Long Weekend Indeed

Ok, so my last post about the cranky kid and detoxifying the kids after spending many hours with their dad and his family evolved into a bunch of different conversations with each of the kids over the past few days. … Continue reading

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Back In Town

Blech. The ex has moved back in with his parents even though he’s a bigshot in a company states away. He’s been gone and only rarely came ‘home’ for holidays for the last few years. It was a relief for … Continue reading

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Ex-Mother-In-Law Troubles – Can You Help Me Please?

I was married for over two decades into a family that was much like the one depicted on Everybody Loves Raymond with a mother-in-law who was actually WORSE than Marie Barone,  Can you imagine?  When that TV show aired, it … Continue reading

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