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I A Step Mom

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 30 People

    Blind-sided

    I am a step mom to three daughters.  Well, not a legal step mom, but I have been acting like it for three years now.  I watch them every other week and do all the things a parent does for their child, I cook, clean, do laundry, homework, take them on bike rides...
    leftylocks leftylocks 26-30 4 Responses Apr 27, 2009

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    New To All This

    I am 27 and have been with my boyfriend for 4 months. We are crazy about each other and although we are a new couple we are very sure we want to spend our lives together. theres only one problem, him and his ex have a 4 year old daughter. the relationship ended last year but...
    elfmunn elfmunn 26-30 4 Responses May 19, 2010

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    Baptism Of Fire!

    At 26 I inherited 3 children a 5 year old step daughter and 9 and 11 year old boys. They were a total mystery to me!Almost 11 years on they are some of my best friends and make me feel like I suceeded in being a Step Mum....but yes, I enjoy being an Evil Step Mum too!!
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Mar 7, 2012

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    Need Help

    Hello! I am 31 years old and the mother of a great 7 year old daughter. I have raised her by myself for the last 7 years since her father left me while I was pregnant and never showed up again. Don't worry, it was not a big loss. He was abusive and would probably be abusive to...
    acoutlee acoutlee 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 9, 2009

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    Just Call Me Mary Poppins...

    I am a mother of two adult children with a bf/fiancee of 2 young children. I met him just after his exwife decided to work the system and charge him wth everything under the sun to be able to a)keep the house and b) keep the kids as an income. we started off as friends..he...
    dulliath dulliath 46-50, F 2 Responses May 7, 2010

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    I Am The Step Mom Of 3 Grown Children

    I have been married for over 20 years, the stepchildren are 31,33 and 36 and we have 7 grandchildren. The kids: The youngest - the boy and the oldest a girl have always been problems.  They both have mental health issues, though the boy was only treated for 2 years when his...
    isabellaga isabellaga 51-55 May 28, 2012

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    Total Crazyness

    My husband of 8 years has a son that is a MAJOR problem!  He lies, steals(money, etc from other kids in the house), and manipulates his father to get his way!  Every time that someone in the house says something to my husband he immediately yells and blames everyone except his...
    exhausted123 exhausted123 36-40 Nov 7, 2011

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    My step mom took custody of me since I was 10 since my mom moved to Canada and my dad left her. My step mom hates me. She treats me as a baby. I have an absolutely embarrassing...
    Redskinsfan600 Redskinsfan600 13-15, M Dec 2

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    ugh ,my step mom ******* that the house is dirty ,right after I clean it,like wtf! I know I clean good my real mom taught me so I know she is doing it just to ***** at my dad about...
    alwaysapril3 alwaysapril3 18-21, F Dec 8

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    I don't understand why problems between the bio-mom and step-mom are so common. As parents shouldn't the well being and benefits of our children go before our own conflicts? I am...
    VT100712 VT100712 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    Hi I'm a step mom and I have grown to hate it. I have so much resentment about my life being so different to what it was. I hate myself for feeling this way. I've had so many...
    brightonpast brightonpast 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 1

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    I need words of advise please! I am a childless step mom to a 6 year old and a 10 year old. They live with their mom and we have them every other weekend. I knew what I was getting...
    irishefsanv irishefsanv 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 11

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    Not many people do but I love my step mom as much as I love my mam. To be honest I call her mom and everyone i know knows the difference when I say mom and mam. My stepmom is true...
    shylilpaige shylilpaige 22-25, T 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have been with my husband for 3 years now, and during the first year it was just him and I. I knew he had kids, two of them, a girl and a boy, the girl the eldest. They did not...
    edeadior edeadior 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 9

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    I love being a step mom but at times I wish I was her birth mom. Her dad and birth mom get all the credit and her unending love and adoration .. I'm just the lame schtook that...
    twilightbutterfly twilightbutterfly 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I am sure my story is similar to many on this blog. I am a step mom and have been for about three years. When I was first introduced to my husband he had his girls every weekend...
    bettylou1212 bettylou1212 41-45, F 5 Responses Nov 27

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    http://www.today.com/parents/letter-my-daughters-stepmom-i-never-wanted-you-here-1D80341783?cid=sm_fbn I found this heartwarming letter written by a biological mother to the...
    Februarychic Februarychic 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    A while back I denounced my ugly title "step-mom" and enforced my new much fonder title of "Daddys' wife" Along with that I relinquished all the duties and chores that were...
    Maylissa Maylissa 41-45 Dec 17

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    I have my own children and I hate being a step mom! I know that doesn't sound right, but that's the way I feel. I met my partner about over a year ago. We've had a rough...
    Jeshayna Jeshayna 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 13

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    Seeking a companion for my step-mom. She is 38yrs old Asian housewife with fair skin, well maintained, long hairs usually carries hair bun.My Dad working aboard in middle east...
    visa09 visa09 22-25, M Dec 3

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    I have 2 step children. 15 year old girl (who is actually not my husband's bio daughter, or even adopted, he has just raised her since she was a year old) and 12 year old boy. I...
    texaschickie texaschickie 31-35, F Dec 15

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    I have 4 children. I married a woman with 4 children. We have been married 7 years now. The three oldest are mine. One is married, one lives with my first wife, the next is going...
    FutileFather FutileFather 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 17

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    K. So I just finished reading the “Step-Parent's Guide” to step parenting posted to this forum on June 12, 2014 by a step-kid. You can find it at EP Link Now, keep in mind...
    KelleeDee KelleeDee 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 27

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    I'm a step dad. I'm reading your posts because I want to see how other kids feel. It's hard being a step dad, too. I get a lot of accusations thrown my way by my step kids but when...
    FutileFather FutileFather 46-50, M 4 Responses Dec 17

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    I am a new stepmother of a 7 yr old little girl. When I first came into the picture she was really good at lying and making me believe she wasn't such a little devil. Eventually...
    Heavyheart12 Heavyheart12 22-25, F Dec 7

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    I love my stepdaughter very, very much. We have a great relationship. My husband and I don't get to see her often, even though she lives mostly with her mom in the same city we do...
    Grace213 Grace213 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 10

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    I've tried and tried and tried again! I just had a baby, but when the kid is here I work my rear off to make sure she has everything she needs including a healthy dinner. The...
    MargeSimpson31 MargeSimpson31 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 18

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    my mom is a *****. Literally growing up she was addicted to drugs: Crack,Coke, Heroin, Pills, Weed and instead of using her money for food clean cloths school supplies she used her...
    AiymaSnikies AiymaSnikies 22-25, F 8 hrs ago

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    I really hate being a stepmom...which knowing me you would find so hard to believe. Due to having endometriosis and losing the only baby I ever conceived to a miscarriage caused by...
    Maylissa Maylissa 41-45 2 Responses Dec 15

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    Joshua604a3xn8 Joshua604a3xn8 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 4

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    it's been so many days since I have seen her and she is coming back for me ! I just feel so ecstatic ! I'm gonna throw myself into her arms ! aw mom I miss you so much ! oh yeah...
    annah19 annah19 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    SoCalAssasin SoCalAssasin 18-21, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I hate being too young to leave my moms control! She is broke, she does not have a well paying career, she is an alcoholic, she doesn't listen to anyone but her own messed up mind...
    MisfortunateMisfit MisfortunateMisfit 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Well that was freaky. A handful of hours later M is completely back to normal and A is doing swimmingly considering. Guess I just needed to earn my mom badge today. LOL
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F 3 hrs ago

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    John4814esg6 John4814esg6 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 5

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    Sometimes I question why don't I just go live with my father. Ever since my parents gotten divorced there have been things my mother does that makes me question her motives or just...
    whitnaye whitnaye 18-21, F Dec 17

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    Whenever I'm in the same room with him, I feel extremely uncomfortable and angry. My mom is trying to force me to eat family dinner with him but my therapist says I'm not ready and...
    DemonicallyPossessed DemonicallyPossessed 16-17, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    As I get older, I learn things now at this age what I was supposed to of learned when I was a kid or teenager. Growing up my step dad was strict. He never allowed me to do what I...
    Niko864 Niko864 41-45, M Nov 28

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    When I was 10 years old I was raped by my stepfather. I don't really care to go into details about it right now. I had always thought that he was a jerk and when I first told my...
    courtney21192 courtney21192 13-15, F 8 Responses Nov 28

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    Willsam936i7gv1 Willsam936i7gv1 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 1

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    My husband has a child with a woman who still has deep feelings for him. It's been over two years and she knew about me when they had this child. ( which is a long story in itself...
    poojibp poojibp 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 16

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    My husband andi are about to get into it tonight regarding SD. I have typed my feelings and want him to read it. What do you all think? I'm overly frustrated about the situation...
    LisaC617 LisaC617 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am married to a widowed man who has a 11 year old daughter named Isabella. She is a very kind-hearted and nice person but she is a little spoiled and bratty. When i married to...
    StepmomScarlet StepmomScarlet 31-35, F Dec 7

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    I don't hate him. I feel sorry for him, and the way he makes my mom and I feel. He just go back from treatment for his PTSD, he's had it for years and everything was going good...
    qwernia qwernia 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 3

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    Needing some advice! So I'm 20 and engaged to a wonderful man and everything is perfect, apart from one thing: he's got three children and a witch of an ex. We met through work...
    poppyrebecca94 poppyrebecca94 18-21, F Dec 15

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