Blended Family Issues

Let's talk about the issues that arrise as part of a blended family.
missunderstood14's picture

I have anxiety when all the kids are together

My son is returning from his dad's tonight. My ss's are home. I get nervous when I know they will all be together.

CBCharlotte's picture

Skids meeting my parents and brother for first time

My boyfriend's daughters, 14 and 10, will be meeting my parents and my brother (aged 22) at Easter. I have a great relationship with the girls and we have talked from time to time about my family.

anyname's picture

Do you feel like a bad mother?

Not even a bad step-mother, even. I just feel like a bad everything.

MiserableStepmom's picture

How did an "ours" baby affect your blended family?

Hey all, I'm curious at the varied responses I might get! How did having an "ours" baby change your blended family dynamic?

Did your or your spouses kids gets jealous or act out?

missunderstood14's picture

bickering step brothers

Anyone deal with boys close in age that constantly bicker about everything? One but it's a ball-buster type the other is well...a bit of a cry baby. Ages 8&9. Help before I go insane! Shocked

ajp1999's picture

Daily contact with an ex? Is this normal?

Smiling just a simple question. How many times per day is it normal for your spouse to text an ex regarding kids??

wth was I thinking's picture

Separating siblings

Just thinking today...

SomedaySoon's picture

I don't know how much longer I can do this.

I feel like the most horrible person in the world, but I don't know how much longer I can deal with my SS.

lovehimhatehim's picture

Appropriate Punishment?

So yesterday I was home with BD12 & SD12 both sick, DH was working. When BS12 & SS11 come in from school, they decided to fix themselves sandwiches without asking permission first.

wth was I thinking's picture

Maybe her future isn't as bleak as I thought...

SDstb10 could always make a career in acting. Not movies, but maybe a trashy afternoon soap opera or novella.