While Lucas, Kelly’s husband had sailed through a rather tough ‘vetting’ before marriage, a lot still lingered in regard to how her parents treated him. “From the moment I introduced him to my family, a checklist was created, unbeknownst to me,” Kelly shares.
Background checks were done and while she is thankful that they were looking out for her, Kelly would have appreciated if she had been told. “I let it go and to date, I regret why I never voiced my thoughts because while the wedding went on, the interference my marriage has suffered is immense,” she says.
It started with her mother buying food for them. “While it seemed like a great gesture, it became weekly. Lucas commented about it but when I asked them to stop, my mother said she was only helping my poverty stricken husband to manage his home.
The next issue was visits as late as 10pm in the name of checking on us. When I told my mother that it was not right for her to do that, she reminded me that my home was an extension of hers since she was helping us,” she shares. Read more…