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I A Step Mom

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 30 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Well before my stepdad came along in our lives, me and my mom never had such a thing as asking for each other's phone passwords. But once he came in our lives, he started banding...
    JcCrazyLife JcCrazyLife 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    It sucks because I hate him so much and my mom just won't accept that. He makes my mom so much more irritable and she barely had time for me and my siblings anymore. It's bad...
    failinglifesucks failinglifesucks 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    I just hate him so much. I lived with my single mom, brother and sister for a while and now he just came. They do everything together and even don't let us walk with them when we...
    failingsociety failingsociety 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    As a single mom.this is what i came home to: unloading kids_ kids who wemt& put their stuff away& then sat w manners at table & catching mom up on the day..kids who independently...
    mammamialove mammamialove 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    my mom felt sorry for that hep c limp dicked, sick @ss motherf!#%er but my mom kick him out for good. i'm proud of her. she wants us to be happy.
    parkourakiko27kablamo parkourakiko27kablamo 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    He's technically just my moms boyfriend, but since they have two kids and live(d) with each other for many years, under law they're considered 'married'
    waywardgirl98 waywardgirl98 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Meet my step dad with a child's brain
    Ridingtonewyork Ridingtonewyork 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am recently engaged to the perfect guy for me. The only problem is his "daughter". My fiance was involved with a woman prior to our relationship for several years and during...
    Gabbie2487 Gabbie2487 36-40, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    Im srry, I gotta get this out... I'm so jealous of the hundreds of ppl on these stepparent forums that whine and cry and feel srry for themselves bcuz they despise their skids...
    FrauleinAsh FrauleinAsh 31-35, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    My Mother's Ex-Boyfriends Really. First there was John, my mom went out with him from June 2011 to October 2012! John was an a**hole on drugs! He beat his own daughters routinely...
    FR3DR1CKA FR3DR1CKA 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I have a step father. I also am a step father. It's been interesting experiencing it from both angles.
    Dropbear Dropbear 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    Hello fellow step moms! I recently subscribed to Stepmom Magazine. It's an online subscription for only $5 a month. I really like the articles and sound advice from experienced...
    Februarychic Februarychic 31-35, F a week ago

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    When she was 11 she sat in a court room and told the judge that her stepdad was her daddy. I tried to talk her out of it. She insisted she wanted to do that. 11 years later she...
    tori1215 tori1215 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I've never old anyone this but I feel like it'll give you a good a laugh. Ok, so I was at school talking with a group of my guy friends. Keep in mind that they're all hockey boys...
    waywardgirl98 waywardgirl98 16-17, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    My life is filled with mix emoations, I've always loved my mom so much. I still love her more then anything. I recently moved out of my mom's house because of my stepdad and how...
    SpideyAlyx SpideyAlyx 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    I'm so glad I've found this! I've felt like such a horrible person and held so,much in for so long! Me and my husband have been together for 4 years, married for 2. He had a...
    Whattodo19 Whattodo19 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 22

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    My parents got divorced when I was little and I live with my stepmom and dad in one house and with my mom in another. Yesterday my brother and I were at my moms house (and I still...
    Lcy2472 Lcy2472 13-15, F Aug 20

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    Plz help... my SS has very disturbing behavior and I don't know what to do. My bf has 3 kids from a previous, very turbulent relationship. Their mother is despicable. In all...
    FrauleinAsh FrauleinAsh 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I am the step mother to a wonderful little boy. I have been married to my husband a year and a half. My husband has primary custody of his little boy. We are constantly having...
    tootlebug84 tootlebug84 31-35, F Aug 20

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    hi im so relieved and ashamed of my self. i have a 2 yr old and my husband has a 3 yr old from his ex wife. we've been married. 2 yrs now and im in my third trimester. his...
    ghost2015 ghost2015 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    Hi, I'm Mark and I'm an alcoholic, at the very beggining on my road to sobriety, those were the words that were the hardest to say, it was hard for me to admit I had a drinking...
    aerosnz aerosnz 56-60, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    So my mom, stepdad (and a few of my sibings) are moving to Florida in a matter of months. We live in Indiana and they are sick of the winters.. I just have this anexity that my...
    SpideyAlyx SpideyAlyx 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I'm reading one stephen king's early works called "rage" it's under a pseudonym Richard Backman.
    SalvationBane SalvationBane 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    Omg:)! Maddie took a couple of steps on her own without me helping her I'm so proud of my baby its hard to believe that next month on the 22nd she will be 1!! She's growing up on...
    makenzie145 makenzie145 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Hello. This is maile. to haircutterguy, I did it, I cut it all off. hope u like it. I am in a drastic moment in my life and decided to make personal appearances. got my glasses and...
    wnt2bneeded wnt2bneeded 41-45, F Aug 18

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    Hey guys! I am super new to this whole step mom thing. I did have a relationship with my step son prior to being married, however we waited quite some time to introduce just to...
    Morgsrenee09 Morgsrenee09 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I'm a relatively new stepfather and thought I would post here to talk to other new parents. I married my wife in the spring although we had been dating for a while. My stepson Zach...
    samtheman531 samtheman531 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    I really hate my step-dad, He always lie to my mom, made her cry.. and I really want them to get a divorce, My step-dad is a liar, he didn't have a freaking job, he's a dumb sh*t...
    phoneringing20 phoneringing20 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I won't go into particulars, just need to vent in general. I hate both of my step daughters. In fact, looking at them makes my skin crawl, I can't stand hearing them, and every...
    Trapped75 Trapped75 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    Ugh!! I swear every weekend my ss10 is here.. He's BAD! I can't take it anymore! I'm miserable! I hate it! Who showers and doesn't wash their hair with shampoo? Who showers and...
    AgatorW AgatorW 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 16

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    I woulsnt mind being a stepdad to an already pregnant girl..i wpuld cherish her and her baby
    sweetguy2016 sweetguy2016 22-25, M Aug 16

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    I'm done step parenting. I give up. I understand it's a thankless job but I shouldn't have to tolerate this. Why on earth should I watch his daughter while he is at work if she...
    Morrgin Morrgin 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 15

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    My grandma was a widow with seven children. My grandpa was a widower with fourteen children. They had three girls together (my mom and her sisters). Their days took place in the...
    momstermom momstermom 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    Well this happened a while back but I still get flushed when I remember it. It was early morning and I had stepped out in my very short pjs to send my son off to school. I wasn't...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Aug 14

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