Wife Plants A Glitter Bomb To Catch Her MIL Snooping Around The Bedroom

by Navkiran

Parents have a way of being over-involved with their kids' lives. They have the duty of protecting their children, so it may seem natural to want to look through your child's belongings if you suspect them of wrongdoing.

But let's break down some points as to why it doesn't work to be constantly snooping around in your child's business. Be it a parent or In-Laws or your siblings, poking around in your loved ones' personal space only leads to problems.

Snooping often doesn't help; it can often lead to more issues. It's better to help, not hurt your child in this process. Parents' lives are stressful enough, so it can be a relief to allow kids a certain level of independence and just trust your children.

Trust is built through open communication and spending time together, not by snooping around. An essential part of trust is allowing your children space to make their own choices and help them abide by them.

Privacy is an important aspect of one's life, and every person needs space and privacy to have a happy life and develop well. Trusting your children with a degree of privacy can be a way to support them, no matter how old they are.

As it stands, snooping is already a nuisance. Even if you don't find anything terrible going on, there's little chance that snooping will improve your relationship with your children.

Nobody likes their personal space invaded, not even by their own parents. This story is about a girl whose MIL constantly tried to invade her privacy and look through her bills and other stuff by making excuses and going into their bedroom.

All that glitters in not gold, but a golden chance to catch your bedroom invader red handed.

All that glitters in not gold, but a golden chance to catch your bedroom invader red handed.
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MIL seems to be on a secret mission of finding something fishy in her DIL's bedroom.

MIL seems to be on a secret mission of finding something fishy in her DIL's bedroom.
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That, right there is a red flag. Lying instead of owning up after being caught in the act.

That, right there is a red flag. Lying instead of owning up after being caught in the act.
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So the smart DIL sensed something was wring and took immediate action after seeing the first red flag.

So the smart DIL sensed something was wring and took immediate action after seeing the first red flag.
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Either the MIL has dementia or she is pretending. In this case the latter option seems appropriate.

Either the MIL has dementia or she is pretending. In this case the latter option seems appropriate.
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The MIL is making the daughter feel uncomfortable and stay cautious in her own house.

The MIL is making the daughter feel uncomfortable and stay cautious in her own house.
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When the husband doesn't want to believe that his mother is wrong, put forward some really strong proofs!

When the husband doesn't want to believe that his mother is wrong, put forward some really strong proofs!
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The DIL's detective game is way too strong for a regular SAHM.

The DIL's detective game is way too strong for a regular SAHM.
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Apart from getting herself some evidence, the DIL improved her game and decided to get her revenge.

Apart from getting herself some evidence, the DIL improved her game and decided to get her revenge.
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So the husband is also playing his part and proving to be a supportive partner here.

So the husband is also playing his part and proving to be a supportive partner here.
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The bigger problem here seems to be the husband's over protective nature towards his mother.

The bigger problem here seems to be the husband's over protective nature towards his mother.
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SIL are more open minded and can easily differentiate between wrong and right.

SIL are more open minded and can easily differentiate between wrong and right.
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It was needed in order to retain your marriage and keep it going smoothly with your husband.

It was needed in order to retain your marriage and keep it going smoothly with your husband.
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Or leave a printed note saying "You ain't gonna find anything here, lol."

Or leave a printed note saying
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The husband should understand that he isn't a kid no more and should have a limit set for his mother.

The husband should understand that he isn't a kid no more and should have a limit set for his mother.
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It's time to speak up for yourself if the husband doesn't, and enforce some strict rules for anyone disrespecting your personal boundaries.

It's time to speak up for yourself if the husband doesn't, and enforce some strict rules for anyone disrespecting your personal boundaries.
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Well, with all the glitter around it indeed was heroic moment to catch the MIL in action.

Well, with all the glitter around it indeed was heroic moment to catch the MIL in action.
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The MIL needs to apologize for being in the wrong place and for spilling the glitter all over the floor.

The MIL needs to apologize for being in the wrong place and for spilling the glitter all over the floor.
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Its easier to clean up the dirt from the floor caused by the MIL but what about the dirt in her brain?

Its easier to clean up the dirt from the floor caused by the MIL but what about the dirt in her brain?
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When a 7 year old could understand that then I don't understand why her husband couldn't.

When a 7 year old could understand that then I don't understand why her husband couldn't.
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That seems like a possibility, but OP is smart and has a way around every problem she faces.

That seems like a possibility, but OP is smart and has a way around every problem she faces.
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OMG! Gotta say this plan is better than catching the MIL red handed coz she is not even gonna accept it.

OMG! Gotta say this plan is better than catching the MIL red handed coz she is not even gonna accept it.
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That was the result for her own deeds, MIL was asking for it.

That was the result for her own deeds, MIL was asking for it.
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If the room was covered in police tape the MIL would have been more interested to know what's inside.

If the room was covered in police tape the MIL would have been more interested to know what's inside.
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Well the husband clearly tried played it safe from both sides.

Well the husband clearly tried played it safe from both sides.
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Every parent wants to know what's going on in their child's life, but there's a thin line between knowing what your child is doing and spying on him to see what they are doing. It is absolutely wrong when your child is old enough and married.

Share this story with all your friends and family and let them know how to respect other people's boundaries, be it their own children.

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