She criticized her daughter-in-law over FaceTime.
“My former MIL contributed to her son’s magnified sense of self and his firm belief that he was incapable of making mistakes. When we would face certain trials in our marriage, he would turn to her for advice. Advice that was, unfortunately, given over FaceTime conversations a mere one room over from me. As he relayed the fight of the week, she would cut him off a few sentences in, only to reassure him that he did no wrong. He was free from all blame. And the problems stemmed from one person: me.” — Elizabeth