"It’s really hard to make that shift especially when you need to be there for your child," she says.
"I understood it, but it still hurt." Over time, Brooke and former mother-in-law became friendly again, but were never as close as they were.
Do they overshadow the age old wars like the fight for the TV remote or what restaurant to eat at? You might want to go to the movies–your partner will make sure you go out to dinner instead. He or she might even brag about the fact that they have left a trail of tears behind them. You might be terrified of what your partner will say or do if you tell them. He used to put you up on a pedestal…and now all he does is try to tear you down. From little things to big things, you feel like your partner never listens. They lie about things they don’t need to lie about. They can swear on their life that they are not lying. A healthy person is consistent in the way they treat people, regardless of their status. Your partner has a bad reputation or a tradition of “messy relationships”.When Melody Brooke, 57, of Richardson, Texas, divorced her husband 30 years ago, she didn’t just lose her spouse, she also lost her best friend: her mother-in-law."She stopped calling and stopped talking to me," she says.While no doubt her ex Taylor Kinney is hoping this will be a Bad Romance, it seems singer has found someone to be the glue to help mend her broken heart.