Blended Family Issues

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

My sacred secret is out!

I'll make this short. I'm blazing angry and disoriented right now. I take care of SD9 for 7 years now.

SebringLad's picture

And we thought...

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.

TakemySKIDS's picture

Today i reminded him his ex in-laws think he is a narcissistic prick!

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.

kamila's picture

How did I end up with the responsibility of a child that is not mine?!

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.

ac_7's picture

My step-daughter's mother won't let her speak to her about me

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.

hangingbyathread6's picture

MIL is a POS and maybe DH is starting to see it...this is LONG but I'm getting it out!

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.

Just.Done's picture

Newbie here...enthralled by the idea of disengagement!!!

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.

Carossi84's picture

Birthdays, lies and craziness... HELP!

Well... for some reason my original post didnt post =( but here it is...

Tortured's picture

Just a vent so no one dies today...

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!

counseling.advocate's picture

Disengaging not working so far

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