My boyfriend and I have been together for about two years now and since the beginning of our relationship it’s been a struggle to get along with his family. His parents are generally supportive, but his sisters have always been quite cruel and cold towards me. Last summer his sister blew up at me because she was upset my bf had “wasted his time” picking me up from a long shift at work. It escalated between them downstairs to the point that she came up the stairs to find me, threaten me physically and tell me she was going to have me arrested if I didn’t leave.
After this anytime I was around or came up in conversation she would make rude comments towards me. I’ve tried since then to avoid her and keep out of everyone’s hair but now lately his father seems to be having problems with me and is rude to me when I’m around.
After having so many issues with my boyfriend’s family I make a point of watching what I say, how I act and going out of my way to help out or bring flowers and dessert when I go over, but no matter what I do it doesn’t seem to change things. Now my boyfriend gets upset when we talk about it and says he has difficulties seeing us together in the future if I can’t blend with his family and honestly I sort of feel the same way. Does anyone have any advice on what I could do better or what the heck I should even do in the first place? I love my boyfriend but I can’t get his family to not hate me for some reason!? -Messed up from Brampton
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