Blended Family Issues
I'll make this short. I'm blazing angry and disoriented right now. I take care of SD9 for 7 years now.
having one kid to raise was tough,I can't imagine raising stepkids like some of you are in addition to your bios !!
How you all stay sane is beyond me !!!
Good luck to all of you.
So, when you're a step mum some things seem like you're constantly being petty but hey petty as it seems these things still bother us step mums.
Husband works 14 hours every day (one day off a week) at our restaurant. He still manages to accept visitation of his daughter about 3-5 days a week.
My five year old step-daughter and I have a very close relationship - I've known her for almost 2 1/2 years. She loves me dearly and I love her.
So DH and I pick up DD12 and SS12 from bible camp yesterday. Drop SS off at his mother's house because it was her week to have him and we aren't supposed to get him until today.
First of all, I am SO happy to have stumbled upon this forum!!!! For years I have felt totally alone and isolated with my issues and feelings about being a SM.
Well... for some reason my original post didnt post =( but here it is...
First off I'd just like to say thank you to everyone giving advice and support. I truly feel I can make it through every other week with skids because I'm able to vent here. So thank you!
So I decided last week that I was going to disengage and stop disciplining the SD's 11 and 8, and we discussed it in counseling on Friday and DH seemed to be ok with it and him taking on the role more