2. Mother-In-Laws are bored and suffer from empty-nest syndrome. They hate surrendering "control" of their children, into adulthood. So, they use manipulation to keep a hold on their children. This creates tension in a marriage. (Usually severe.)
Key Words: Psycho. Senile. Manipulative. Dramatic. Sneaky. Delusional. Controlling. Interfering. Obsessive. Bored. Evil. Burden. Harassing. Game Playing. Meddling.
...Sooner than later (due to old age), until the reeper comes to take them back to hell.
MY Mother-in-law is from the CAPITAL CITY of HELL!
I feel your pain!