Giving birth is one of the most painful, intimate, and personal experiences a woman could have. As such, the pregnant lady gets to lay down the law in that delivery room, no questions asked, full stop. One would think a veteran nurse would be understanding of this unwritten law, but one has never had a veteran nurse as an incredibly pushy, salty, and overbearing mother-in-law. The MIL of this story is nothing short of a monster, and if you don’t agree then seek therapy DON’T @ ME.
Writer Nicole Cliffe is good at Twitter and often shares pieces of advice found on the Internet to her account. Upon reading the following question posted to Slate‘s Dear Prudence, her jaw hit the proverbial floor and she proceeded to tweet about its unparalleled outlandishness in all caps.
The complaint, sent in by the very wounded ‘second-class grandma,’ comes down to the fact that her daughter-in-law only wants her husband and her own mother in the room during her delivery, as opposed to her husband, her own mother, and also her mother-in-law.
Cliffe, along with Slate’s Prudie and the rest of the world, probably, was truly appalled at the gall of this insane MIL. First of all, SHE CALLED HER DAUGHTER IN LAW’S PARENTS?!
Apparently, this is a fairly common MIL tactic?
This about sums up MIL-zillas complaint:
As for Prudie, she had this to say:
Amen, sis. This forever and ever:
This article was originally published by our friends at Woke Sloth.
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