My son's stepmom and I am very good friend. Is it a good thing?

Shelbi - posted on 06/26/2011 ( 6 moms have responded )




I have a son who is now 5. I become very good friend with my son's father and his wife. We want to be civil for my son's sake. We have no problem raising my son. Some people say it isn't good idea to be good friends even if we had son together. I not know if it ok to be good friend with them even if we had been good friends way back in high school.


Jodi - posted on 06/26/2011




Wow, I can't believe there are people telling you it isn't a good idea!!! Obviously they have never been in a negative relationship with their ex. If you guys are friends, that is a really good thing. A civil relationship with both your ex AND his wife is the best thing possible for your son. Sounds like you are doing an excellent job :)

Krista - posted on 06/26/2011




I agree with the others -- it's FANTASTIC. As someone whose parents are divorced and remarried, I can personally attest to the fact that it makes life SO much harder when they don't get along. I wound up eloping because of it, because I didn't trust my mom and dad to not get into it at my wedding. Your son won't have that issue, and I can guarantee you that he'll be very, very grateful to not have to deal with drama from his parents.

Amy - posted on 06/26/2011




I agree your son is very very lucky, it's so sad to hear about parents who don't get along, the ones that suffer are the kids. I think it's great, hopefully you can continue on this path!

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Are they crazy (the negative talkers)? That is a GREAT thing!! Your son is very lucky that ALL of his parents are mature enough to work together for his sake. All kids of 'broken homes' should be so lucky. Good for you! :)


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Shelbi - posted on 06/26/2011




Thank all of you for answering my question. Yes i do felt very lucky knowing that my son have alot great people in his life. I hope it will kept up rest of his life. I just never see why it wrong for us being friends. I will kept it up. :-)

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