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Do You Suffer from Pentheraphobia

Do you suffer from Pentheraphobia – its fear of the Mother in Law A phrase that can strike fear in the bravest of all For some people it’s all out war We were pretty lucky; she didn’t interfere And now she’s no longer with us The words ‘mother in law’ I do not fear Jan Allison 17th February 2014

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Date: 1/13/2021 5:56:00 AM
No fear of the mother-in-law. I miss the lilt of her voice and our first visits especially in a warm kitchen on a very cold day drinking hot chocolate. God bless! (Since you haven’t posted a new one today, checking out an oldie and goodie)
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Date: 3/23/2015 2:55:00 PM
Jan, never even heard of this phobia before. It might up being in a dictionary one of these days. Well done. :O) Keep up with the great work. Keep on penning. Thank you so very much for sharing your wonderful and creative talents with us. We all truly appreciate it. *S* Cynthia
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 3/23/2015 4:34:00 PM
Thanks Cynthia - i have just had a 4 day break from soup so just getting back to reading and writing:-) Hugs jan xx
Date: 2/17/2014 2:39:00 PM
Good work Jan the word comes from the Greek bethera meaning as you said mother-in-law. I have had a collection of them and have been lucky 2 good 1 bad but there again that was just my opinion. thank you for your advice today have done as you suggested A big THANKYOU. Regards Andy Lyle
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 2/17/2014 3:31:00 PM
Hi Andy I only joined the site on 2nd Feb and am totally hooked. I had never heard of this phobia until I did a quiz today and as if by magic a poem formed. Thanks for the definition of the word - i learn something new every day - and now we both know how to block a poet:-) Happy reading and writing Jan xx
Date: 2/17/2014 10:09:00 AM
Oh yes I was her favorite as well...haha ..Nice write Jan
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 2/17/2014 10:32:00 AM
glad it made you smile Tim hugs Jan x
Date: 2/17/2014 9:11:00 AM
Now you've done it! My "dear" mother-in-law passed away 14 years ago and I still have nightmares about her! She was the devil reincarnated! LOL Love Brother Jack XOX
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Jack Ellison
Date: 2/17/2014 9:21:00 AM
Sure did make me smile! For some strange reason, I was her shining star which made it worse! My two brother-in laws were the evil ones and I wanted to be evil too! LOL Ugh... those hugs! Love ya sis XOXOX
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 2/17/2014 9:15:00 AM
Oh gosh forgot about that one - and you now have a cyber sister to remind you of that dreadful fact (sorry) hope the poem made you smile though. Your loving sis Jan xxx
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Jack Ellison
Date: 2/17/2014 9:13:00 AM
Forgot to mention, she was my mother-in-law TWICE!!!
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 2/17/2014 9:13:00 AM
Love em or loathe them dear brother we wouldn't have our lovely spouses without them! your cyber sister Jan xxx