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Her In-Laws Actually Expected Her And Her Husband To Hand Over Their Home To Her Sister-In-Law Just Because She’s In The Middle Of A Difficult Divorce And Needs To Move

Iona - stock.adobe.com - illustrative purposes only, not the actual person

Often, if a sibling or relative is going through a hard time and doesn’t have a place to live, other family members may pressure you to open your home to them and let them crash. But can you imagine if you were expected to give your house to them?

One woman was shocked after her in-laws told her and her husband that they should move and give their current home to her sister-in-law because she had to move after her divorce.

She and her husband are in their early 30s and have four children. They live in a house on some land her husband bought from his parents in a small town, rural area. They’re still in the house and are within walking distance from his family, including her two sisters-in-law. 

She and her husband designed their home with the idea that they would live in it forever.

Her 25-year-old sister-in-law, who also has four kids, is in the middle of a difficult divorce from her husband. 

A few nights ago, her mother-in-law invited her and her husband over and asked if they could chat. When they got to her house, her in-laws were sitting with her sister-in-law, and they were confused about what was happening.

“My mother-in-law didn’t beat around the bush at all,” she recalled.

“She explained how [my] sister-in-law’s ex was getting their house in the divorce, and they would be homeless within the month if we didn’t give her our home. It honestly took me a second to comprehend what she even said because it was so out of left field. [My] husband looked them dead in the eyes and said no.”

Her in-laws became very defensive and said that she, her husband, and their kids should move while her sister-in-law and her kids moved into their home because they were better off than her.

Iona – stock.adobe.com – illustrative purposes only, not the actual person

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