I Am a Mom and a Stepmom

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    Disrespectful 16yr. Old Step Daughter And She Learned It From Her Mother

    Hello,I need advice! I won't bore you with the typical, unfortunate story of my Husbands ex-girlfriend whom he had a Daughter with and now is 16.  I will say that I have tried to make amends at best 3 times with all of our relationships, with the blows we have had at one...
    highervibrations highervibrations
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Jul 29, 2011

    This week my husband

    and I got back together. I left out of frustration and hurt after being married and a stepmom for 10 years. As soon as we separated my husband finally called his ex wife and told her that she needed to help out. She has never helped support her two children, but he thought that...
    Februarychic Februarychic
    36-40, F
    1 Response Nov 1, 2014

    Lou's Broken Heart

    I am a mom of 4 and step mother to the prettiest 8 year old ever. Lou as we will call her got upset today because she misses her dad, my husband has been working construction so he gets home late, i fear that she thinks he doesn't want her either. Her mom moved away a year ago to...
    weedee421 weedee421
    Sep 30, 2013

    Private Stepmom Support Group! :)

    MISSION: The Enlightened Stepmothers' Group is here to help alleviate pain, reduce stress, and help you better relate and understand your situation and role as a Stepmother. We work towards having a healthy, well-functioning stepfamily! :) We are The Sisterhood of Stepmothers...
    EnlightenedStepmoms EnlightenedStepmoms
    41-45, F
    1 Response Aug 27, 2009

    Step parenting advice

    or experiences shared
    hmh37 hmh37
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 1, 2015

    I am 28 years old. I have 2 sons with my

    fiancee, a crazy 3 year old and a 5 month old. I also have a very intelligent 7 year old step son. My fiancee and I have been together for 5 years. In the beginning all was well, we had my step son and his sister (no blood relation to my fiancee) every other holiday, spring...
    sississis1 sississis1
    26-30, F
    1 Response May 9, 2014

    Stepdaughter Gets Snakebite Piercings

    My 14 year old stepdaughter got snakebite piercings 3 days ago. Even worse her mother signed for the AND paid for them. Here's the problem: My hubby said he was going to make her remove them when she came over yesterday or she could go home with her mother. When she got here he...
    dustysky2000 dustysky2000
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 3, 2013

    Newly Wed

    Good day Ladies I really need to vent today.  Hubby and I got married 10days ago. We only returned to word yesterday so we're still in Honeymoon stage. BUT last night the ex phoned and asked hubby if he is going to take the kids for the holiday. I mean geees...
    Goggatjie Goggatjie
    22-25, F
    Sep 22, 2010

    Step Children Hate Me

    I have been a step mom for 18 years and have dealt with so many problems from thier natural mother due to her hating me and my husband. I also have 3 children of my own. My problem is this, I am in no way a perfect person but I have really tried to be a good step mom and treat...
    reneahatcher reneahatcher
    36-40, F
    14 Responses Jan 12, 2009

    Step son on his way home.

    My husband took his son this morning to an appointment to meet with his new child therapist. I spent the time with our daughter, who is 2. We had a blast. After the meeting, my husband texted me that they were on their way home, which I was glad about. I miss my husband even when...
    youshine youshine
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 22, 2012

    Where Do We Go From Here???

    Last year I left my alcoholic husband as I could not take it any more and had to protect my 8 year old daughter from any additional emotional stress. I had given the marriage many years and put a huge amount of effort into it but instead of helping, my efforts simply led to his...
    LittleOrphanAnnie LittleOrphanAnnie
    1 Response Apr 4, 2013

    This will probably end up being very long-winded

    so if you make it through the entire thing, thank you!! Where to begin...I've been married for a little over 3 years now. My first marriage. I met my husband while he was stationed in my hometown in the Army and knew right away that he had a son back home. Upon joining the...
    RealityJoke RealityJoke
    36-40, F
    2 Responses May 15, 2014

    Wishing the holiday drama would hurry

    and be over with. 9 days with the step kids at Christmas time...
    Ihave1childnotfour Ihave1childnotfour
    26-30, F
    Dec 12, 2014

    Waiting On Jesus

    I have been married for 8 years to a potentially wonderful husband.  For 8 years (really almost 10)  I believed in the "happy family" dream, not really realizing that I still believed it.  (No one but a stepmom would understand that last statement.) ...
    snoodle snoodle
    Jul 10, 2009

    My Stepson Is Nothing Like My Own Son

    This is extremely hard for me to put into words. My stepson who is 7 and my son who is 4 are best friends. They couldn't get along any better. I raised my son to be extremely independent and self sufficient. He is disciplined when he makes wrong choices but he is only 4. I have...
    stepmomandmom stepmomandmom
    22-25, F
    3 Responses May 30, 2012

    Hi there, I work at the Steve Harvey tv show.

    We are looking for parents of spoiled step kids to come on the show. Please contact me if you are interested. thanks.
    tvshow17 tvshow17
    Feb 29
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