Blended Family Issues

Let's talk about the issues that arrise as part of a blended family.
Anna21's picture

Double Standards - advice needed please

FDH has 60/40 with his kids, my skids. They are with us 40% of the time. My own bio daughter has now turned 18 and is attending college while living at home because the dorms are so expensive.

thebunchofus's picture

Which Envelope

We received an invitation to a special event from my sister-in-law. Actually, we received two invitations. One was addressed to:
The 'My Last Name' Family

The other was addressed to:

stepchef's picture

I Don't Know How to Be a StepWhatever to Two Terrbile Skids

I need help. I hate my SO’s kids. They are here again for a week, which means I am spending more time at work and sequestering myself to my bedroom to avoid having to deal with them.

cera17's picture

Advice Needed

I wasn't sure which forum to put this. My problem isn't with my step kids. I've known them for 4 years and we have worked out many kinks. My issue is with their mother.

vvega99's picture

Co Sleeping...Frustrated

Hi yall..

fallingofftheedge's picture

So many issues I'm ready to give up

Hi, I'm new here and at the end of my rope...

ims0marilyn's picture

full-time stepmoms

I have my days where I love my family dynamic and other days I drift off wondering how life would be had I run for the hills the day my fiance and I wound up with custody of his 3 kids 1 plus o

SpeakingGreek's picture

Horrible, Abusive SD - What to do about it?

Snowflake has absolutely crossed several lines and we're at a loss. We've tried counseling, but she takes the counselor's words and uses them against us - it goes something like this:

Lisa-d's picture

Involment of step child's birthday celebrations

Hi there, just thought I'd post this for some advice.....

CHW37's picture


I new to this site. I have two step children and one of my own. We do not have Children together. My children are much older. Starting to feel as though this is just too hard