Harassment, including threats, intimidation, repeated annoying and unwanted contact or attention, and repeated personal attacks may reduce an editor's enjoyment of Wikipedia and thus cause disruption to the project.Harassment of an editor on the basis of race, sex, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age or disability is not allowed.She may feel lonely or insecure since her son has created a life for himself that doesn't include her as a central figure.Feelings such as jealousy, envy and sadness can cloud her judgment and may provoke her to put you down in an attempt to gain control.That might allow you to be more comfortable by having something to do.Tip #2 – What to do when people invite you, but you are nervous about accepting Do you find yourself in the situation of declining people’s invitations, but regretting it afterwards, because you know you want to go?Instead of trying to change your shyness, I recommend that you focus on learning how to do what shyness is preventing you from doing. The more you know about how the social world works, and how to socialize, the less discouraging mistakes you’ll make, and the more friends you’ll have.
Like all bullies, your mother-in-law is hiding from herself.
In this article, I want to share with you how you can stop shyness from sabotaging your social life, and how to start meeting friends.
If you want to “beat” your shyness by learning to build confidence, it can take you a long time, because shyness is deeply wired into your emotions.
Your mother-in-law likely learned her behavior in childhood.
She may target you because she feels threatened or intimidated by your differences, and she feels that you are unlikely to confront her behavior, according to Deborah Ward, in the article, "Keep the Bullies at Bay by Building Your Confidence," published on the Psychology Today website.