Next morning bright & early W springs out of bed, showers and goes to have coffee with the folks.
Comes back a minute later. Face ashen.
MIL & Co have packed up and gone.
They report they came home from the movies around 1:00 a.m. and the instant they stepped into the house MIL went into lecture mode over swim suits.
Boyfriend stepped up to say
- “We are sorry about the wet suits, but enough already.”
W telephones Mom to ask her story.
We hear him say – in so many words –
she was out of line to harass his family & guests…and that was the end of the call.
We were devastated. Not sure what we had done or could have done differently but definitely felt terrible.
What went wrong?
We penned love letter to MIL
- Apologized for kids behavior
- Expressed deep love
- How much she meant to us.