Blended Family Issues

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

Step daughter was talking, now refuses

We have been having weekend visitation with my step daughter who is almost three for about 6 months.

Mrs Fireball's picture

Christmas gifts

For the past few years, I've chosen and bought the Christmas presents for everyone - bio and step kids. This year I want to bow out of picking/buying gifts for the skids and let dad pick and buy.

Dragon17's picture


Hello everyone

This is just about my last stop, hopefully we'll make it to therapy before divorce....

Thank you for any feedback beforehand; or at least for reading (giving me the time)

BitterandJaded's picture

New to this situation is slightly different

I am so happy to have found this thread. I am dating an older man, we are not married, but have been together for 5 years. His daughter is 8 and she is the bane of my existence.

Dumby's picture

I need someone outside the family to give their opinion

There is me and my son who turns 16 this month then my DH and his son who just turned 16 and his daughter who is 14.

lastcallhall's picture

Monday night, and the resulting conversation.

I feel better.

So, without hijacking anyone's thread today (sorry about that!), Here's a quick rundown of what's been going on in my life:

liz9552's picture

I feel like I was thrown under the bus? Opinions please....

Short version, SD13 lost her door and cannot get it back until she keeps her room spotless for 30 days. That was 30 days ago and absolutely nothing has changed.

WhyLifeMama's picture

Speech Therapy?

So I have been doing some reading and research and have come to the conclusion that my SS4.5 should be put into Speech Therapy and maybe something to help with his motor skills - he is not very coordi

camogirl0889's picture

Defiant Stepchildren

Ok, a little about me. I have a 6 year old biological son. He and I were on our own for over 3 years. I started dating this guy, who has custody of his then 9 year old daughter and 7 year old son.

Blankey's picture


My SS is 6.. I already had 3 children and we had a baby together.. but my SS thinks everything should revolve around him.. need constant attention will never play or watch tv by himself..