Tessy_9 - posted on 07/23/2013 ( 4 moms have responded )
Hi, im looking for some helpful advice?
my 6 year old son and i recently moved in with my partner. My son and partner get along great and have a strong bond. My son has settled into his new school really well and has made lots of friends, he seems very happy. He has no contact with his real father unfortunately and has recently started calling my partner daddy (which my partner and son discussed first and agreed on) however, my partner has a 9 year old daughter who visits every Wednesday and stays over every other weekend. She is a lovely girl but has been through a lot! She is becoming increasingly jealous of my son and has started bullying him. Im not sure how to help her? I have a good relationship with her and she has a very strong bond with her father. I don't want to be too hard on her as it has all been hard for her but i have to protect my son! (the bullying is verbal) she won't allow my son to play and constantly tells him to be quiet! I suggested her father spend some quality time just the two of them. Is this the right thing to do? I can't sleep the night before she's due to stay for worrying about my son.