Step Parenting

A place that we can ask questions, vent and discuss ways to make it easier on any of us that have become step parents. Supporting each other can make a world of difference in our marriage, our relationship with our step kids and keeping our relationship healthy with our own bio children.

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Step-Mother's and Wedding Etiquette

I was reading a few articles online the other day about what proper wedding etiquette a stepmother should follow, if there is any. In both of the articles I read, they mentioned...

Started by Yellow on 05/14/2011 in Step Parenting

Last update on 04/07/2014 by Ashley

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engaged

Been together for almost 5 years, questioning if I want to marry him, child support for 12 years and the ex does her best to have her 2 daughters make it very clear they don't...

Started by Karen on 03/16/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 03/28/2014 by Rae

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How to support DH?

I'm new to the site, How do you girls encourage and/or support your DH through BM drama? I have a hard time with it. He is going through a custody battle, and I get...

Started by Mkelm0716 on 03/13/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 03/26/2014 by Evelyn

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jealous of step children?

How many of you are jealous of your step children? I am very jealous by the fact the bio mom has given my partner his first daughter and son. Do u get jealous because he's had...

Started by Kayleigh on 03/10/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 03/26/2014 by Evelyn

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Saddened and at wits end

I need help. After 6 years my 18 year old step son still refuses to respect me. I cannot discipline my other 2 step children without him getting involved verbally. He snoops...

Started by User on 03/16/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 03/16/2014 by User

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BIO Mother VS Step Mother

The more I think about it, the more it upsets me.. Why is it that birth mothers feel like they are just so much better than a step-mother could ever be? Why are they threatened...

Started by Yellow on 05/14/2011 in Step Parenting

Last update on 03/15/2014 by Kristina

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Letting your partners ex get to you

So frustrated about my partners ex, she is always trying to control my partner. She uses their child as a pawn and manipulates situations to suit herself. My partner is used as...

Started by Claire on 03/14/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 03/14/2014 by Claire

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Letting your partners ex get to you

So frustrated about my partners ex, she is always trying to control my partner. She uses their child as a pawn and manipulates situations to suit herself. My partner is used as...

Started by Claire on 03/14/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 03/14/2014 by Claire

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Omg! Driving me crazy!

Ok just received husbands custody papers a week ago and bm gets NO visitation whatsoever and must pass 4 clean hair follicles over a year period in order to modify to supervised...

Started by Kenesha on 01/05/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 03/13/2014 by Mkelm0716

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Am I bad because I don't like my stepson??

I have to write about this because I feel horrible. My stepson is almost 9 and he is a brilliant well behaved child. He lives with me and my wife (same sex marriage) full time....

Started by Sara on 11/17/2012 in Step Parenting

Last update on 03/03/2014 by Cristina

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BioMom's Responsibility?? Am I right or wrong?

My SS has split time and my DH pays a pretty high amount of child support for split custody. His mom took him on vacation to Disney last year. But she also went on several...

Started by Amanda on 03/02/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 03/02/2014 by Amanda

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how do i handle this biological Mother?!?!

Ok, so I know that this is going to turn into a book but I just want to start at the beginning 5 years ago so you can get the whole picture. 5 years ago I was introduced and...

Started by Katherine on 02/25/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 02/25/2014 by Katherine

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Hanging out with Biomom?

My boyfriend and I have been dating for almost 2 years. He has a 5 year old daughter with another woman. I met his daughter about 3 months into our relationship. My boyfriend...

Started by Taryn on 02/20/2014 in Step Parenting

Last update on 02/24/2014 by Lucy

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