It’s been quite a while since I have been this angry, and let me tell you I am soooo angry I am silently screaming!
Let me tell you about it.
For starters, we don’t own the house we live in, it’s actually B’s parents’ house, we live with his mother. His father passed away even before we got married, I knew of him, but I never really got to know him. His mom and I didn’t have an ideal relationship at first, we rarely spoke at all during the first years of B and I’s relationship. I’ll tell you about that some other time.
So anyway, I am angry because of our recent tenants. It all started last year in February when my MIL decided to lease the 2 bedroom apartment directly under our house, to a couple of review center professionals. I mostly stay out of transactions like these because it is my MIL’s property and she basically still makes the decisions since she pays for land taxes and stuff like that, and so when she wanted the empty apartment leased, we obliged, it’s not like we had a say in the matter anyway. As far as our contribution is concerned, B pays for the utility bills and takes care of the groceries and other household expenses, since he decided not to rent and just live in his parents’ house. Shortly after leasing the apartment, my MIL left for Arizona that same month.
I won’t go into the details, because it’s a really long story. Let’s fast forward to events recently. A couple of weeks ago the tenants left, they left damages to the apartment and stole some of the furniture we own that was in the apartment, so my MIL went to the head of our subdivision and filed a formal complaint against them. The worse thing they left in the apartment was a chamber pot full of freakin’ urine, that is just so gross! So they denied they took some of our stuff, which is so irritating! and they claimed we were to blame for the damages because we weren’t very attentive! The freakin’ nerve! What the hell do they freakin’ expect from us? UGH! I am so annoyed by these people and their twisted excuses! I don’t want to get into the details because it makes me soooo mad!
So this morning, all five of them came to our house and cornered my MIL, telling her off and stuff like that! I was so angry when I found out! They even managed to make her apologize to them when she is clearly not in the wrong! UGH! The worse thing about this whole thing is that they made ME and B, look bad and made it sound like it was our fault they’re all freakin’ messed up! My MIL just wanted all the fighting and complaints being filed to end and so she just apologized despite the fact that they didn’t want to pay for the damages and despite the fact that they stole from us. I know her intentions were good, and I actually admire her for being so forgiving. So they settled it already. But the problem is, I felt like this noon, she was venting on me, and I felt that she partly believed the lies those freakin’ people said about me and B on how bad we were as land lords. She didn’t want me to tell B about what happened and she didn’t want me to confront them as well. She was still pissed off when she was talking to me and I felt that she was venting on me and that I was the target of her frustration because she wasn’t able to defend herself at the moment when she needed to. I was silently screaming inside my head as I felt frustrated and angry. I was a bit angry at her because she let it happen and because she was gearing her anger towards me. I am still a bit frustrated and I want to tell B so badly, but since he’s still on his business trip, I don’t want to worry him, so I’ll just scream silently, like I always do whenever my MIL does something that annoys me…