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I Am a Step-mother

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    Third In Line

    hi everyone! i am so glad to have found this forum! i feel very secluded in my new adventure as a young stepmother and have recently had mild anxiety about the whole idea. nobody i talk to can really relate and so i don't talk to anyone about it anymore. i hope this cyber...
    ladywulf ladywulf 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 19, 2010

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    I Am Astep-mother

            I AM A MOTHER OF ONE A STEPMOTHER OF FOUR AND IM REALLY LOOKING FOR A HEALTHY RESOLUTION TO MY ISSUES.I HAVE A SEVENTEEN  YEAR OLD STEPSON WHO IS POSING A GREAT CHALLENGE FOR ME . I SEE HIM GOING IN THE WRONG DIRECTIN AND I DONT...
    pinkcube pinkcube 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 11, 2008

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    A Young Stepmom

    Hi,   I am so excited to have found all of you! I have been a stepmom for 10 years and have struggled, like all of you have, but on my own and now I feel great relief in finding others who can resonate with my experiences, and I with yours.   I recently started an...
    happymama3 happymama3 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 4, 2010

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    Step Mom

    Hi, my husband and I have been in a relationship for four years and married going on two. I have four children of which are grown and have started families of their own. My husband has a daughter(now 14) and shares custody with his ex. In the beginning of our relationship his...
    LPANDOLFINO1 LPANDOLFINO1 46-50, F 2 Responses Oct 7, 2013

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    I Have A Step Daughter

    She is 5. It actually took me a while to get used to it and love her, I am shamed to say. But now I gave grown to love her. And she needs it because it seems like her mother doesn't care one bit.. so I will be a mother to her just as I am for my own.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 14, 2012

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    Frustrated

    I have been in a relationship for about 11 yrs now.  My husband has a son who is now 17.  He has been in trouble with the law.  Has a mother who never accepted me and has made it very hard for us to bond.  I've known his son since he was 5 years old. ...
    sunnysidedown22 sunnysidedown22 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 8, 2010

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    Joint Custody In Texas; Stepmother's Perspective

    4 1/2 years ago...When I met my husband, his ex decided to keep his son, then only 2, away from him. They had a verbal agreement to share time with their son 50/50. Then one day she decides to just keep him and says my now husband cannot see him anymore. I encouraged my husband...
    0therM0ther72 0therM0ther72 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 8, 2010

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    Sudden Motherhood

    back in july i went back to uk thinking could be happier there but found i was even more depressed and i soon wanted to come back to my marriage but his ex who had a 5 year old by him decided to come over to get  from certain authorities who were after her to take child away...
    sweetcutie sweetcutie 36-40, F Dec 20, 2008

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    Overwhelmed Young Step Mom

    I recently moved in with my bf and his son and I am a struggling step mom! I feel overwhelmed...as if I never have time for myself anymore. I get him ready for school , iron, make breakfast, make lunch, go to work full time, and still have no help cleaning up around the house so...
    Monica2518 Monica2518 22-25 1 Response Sep 25, 2013

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    I To Am A Step Mom

     I am glad that I found this here, I to am a step Mom, and yes, struggles, oh yes!! I am a step Mom to 2 teenagers whom not had a mother in  their lives for several years, or no female interaction in a parental way, it has been just Dad for many years. The oldest was...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 6 Responses Feb 23, 2010

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    Adult Step Son

    Here we go How to start without sounding like some demented unreasonable woman Am married to a fantastic bloke - love him dearly However, fantastic husband came with attachments - both sons. Married for 3 years One son, 27, has left home, is lovely, thoughtful and hard...
    Tuska Tuska 41-45 1 Response Aug 21, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I married my husband just over four months ago. His daughter just turned six. When I met my husband she was three. She fell in love with me because I'm girly and wear makeup and...
    ShaunaLyn ShaunaLyn 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I've known my step mom since some of my earliest memories. My biological mother died during childbirth, and yes I do miss her. My father married my step mother when I was 5. Only...
    yushk yushk 16-17, F Sep 10

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    You know what really bothers me, and my husband reminds of this periodically, is that I am showing my kids how they should treat me when they get older by the way I engage with and...
    nkmnovember nkmnovember 36-40 Sep 1

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    One day when I was about 4 my step brother who's 17 years old and I where going to cut a cake to see what gender was my moms and step dads baby (My step dad loves my step brother...
    catlover031 catlover031 13-15, F Aug 24

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    Hello. I am new to this and a little confused how to use it to be honest lol. I do not know any other step moms in my possition and would love to meet one if there is any!! I'll...
    jstwannabhappy jstwannabhappy 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    I'm the oldest of the 4 children and as you can tell its never good. Many people claim that the oldest child is always the favourite and has respect. Well no , its not true , the...
    alice2456 alice2456 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    I don't want to share the love of my life with a "bastard child", no the child didn't ask to be here I understand that but choices were made and now I'm stuck dealing with it. Why...
    curlsandall curlsandall 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    I am glad to listen to yours turned out nicely, as there are some horror tales on the market. And that i hear you on the jogging factor, I once in a while run however it is so not...
    Andrew558n8la3 Andrew558n8la3 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 7

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    My mother died almost nine years ago, the day before I turned 14. It's been a long time but I never stopped missing her. She was a wonderful mother and a wonderful woman. I'm glad...
    Troianne Troianne 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    We offer both equally the frameless and semi frameless glass pool fences depending on your necessities. Both of those designs will include well worth to your private home while...
    Paul18nj Paul18nj 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    This will be brief, took MIL and step son's (including hubby of course) out to dinner because one of the boys was home. I thought well, I'll charge the dinner just to see if I get...
    pinterest pinterest 56-60, F 3 Responses Sep 8

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    I can't do this anymore....I don't hate her but I can't take her behavior and more so the fact nobody will help her/do anything about it. Sometimes it's fine but about fifty per...
    porcellina porcellina 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I have had a few pets since I've been living on my own. They have both been through some really tough times and I did everything I possibly could to comfort them through tough...
    mordsith187 mordsith187 26-30, F Sep 12

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    He Threatens my family, he threatens our lives, and he promised to take everything away from us and he told my mom that he knew a few people who he can just pay to kill us! I...
    NicoBunny6 NicoBunny6 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    Share my story... ok, I'll put the short version :) I never wanted kids and honestly am not sure if I'll have any more. When I was 20 I got pregnant with my boyfriend at the time...
    shelhart137 shelhart137 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 8

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    I was listening to an old radio interview Chris Perez (he use to be the singer Selena's husband before she died.) I recently stumbled onto him so ive kinda been getting re...
    SadisticBitch SadisticBitch 31-35, F 21 mins ago

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    There's a villain in every story.The wicked witch of the west,A wicked witch of the east,The evil step mother,A monster, a beast.What does the villain look like?Some people may ask...
    SempiternalTruth SempiternalTruth 16-17, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    My unintended story... I did not intend to write this story when I started writing this morning. I guess this must’ve been wanting to come out. My parents divorced a year...
    Iamhere4me Iamhere4me 36-40, M 3 Responses Sep 9

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    Well I used to be My mother had many children, to a few different men - so all of my siblings are my half siblings My father left my mother when she was pregnant with me, and...
    lilhousewifey lilhousewifey 26-30, F Sep 7

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    I feel like my step-mother hates me as clearly as I feel pain if I poke my own eyes. Its an almost tangible, clear feeling that was at the center of my childhood experience. Now...
    whitemut whitemut 13-15, M Sep 5

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    Many time when I was younger. This story is a little different. When I was 16 my father and step mother moved 6 1/2 hours away. When I was 19 my mother moved to halfway across...
    ausofbounds ausofbounds 41-45, M Aug 29

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    One my my earliest memories and most vivid is from when I was 4. It was a year or 2 after my parents divorced and my mother was in a downward spiral. Her boyfriend moved in with us...
    ausofbounds ausofbounds 41-45, M 4 Responses Sep 1

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    Years ago when I worked as a Ren Faire as a Puritan, there was a woman; I guess 20, or 21. She had her father pick her up from site, the site was the San Bernardino site. Some...
    Sullan Sullan 36-40, M Aug 30

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    I've lived with my step-mother, father, and brother for most of my life. Unfortunately my father worked a lot and was hardly ever home. This left my step mother to verbally and...
    americanhoney91 americanhoney91 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am the oldest. There are 7 of us total. My mother had 4 with my step father and my father had 2 with my step mother.
    mmissy1012 mmissy1012 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    And as one who can talk for days, that is truly saying something for me. I grew up evangelical in my dad's basement, completely alone; and now that I am 22 I feel as though I...
    Tantalustay Tantalustay 22-25, M 1 day ago

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    It was 5 years ago, when I was 13. During the day, I was creeping around my parents room, and I opened my step moms dresser. In it, I found a bunch of thongs. I heard of them, but...
    yushk yushk 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    This is the rough-draft notes of a poem from the stream of conscious of my oldest kid, he's 11 and autistic. It can only be an attempt to understand his flow of thoughts and...
    zmedleff1 zmedleff1 41-45 5 Responses Sep 12

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    My dad left when I was 3, and our mother is so sick in the head that she tells us to this day that our dad left because he didn't want children. That he had wanted her to abort...
    Ilovehavingbraces Ilovehavingbraces 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I've always been interested in paganism. My step mother (Ma or Mom), my step brother and my dad(somewhat) are pagan and I love the idea of what they believes in. I always have(:
    Danibugg262 Danibugg262 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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    I don't know if it can be said that I lost someone to suicide, when I didn't know her at all. You can't loose what you never had. My mother killed herself exactly two weeks after...
    whitemut whitemut 13-15, M 2 Responses Sep 5

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    "This is not about Mary Kom. The film. I promise! Though I wanted to say it, like it is. At the end of a melodramatic & thoroughly predictable climax in the Priyanka Chopra starer...
    iwantutoo iwantutoo 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 9

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    My "best friend" is so much cooler and more amazing than me it kills me, she's two years younger than me and is like a bettie page look-a-like, her life isn't the greatest at the...
    Invisibl3flow3r Invisibl3flow3r 18-21 1 Response Sep 4

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    Since I was 7 years old I have lived 24/7 as a female. If it wasn't for me telling my step-mother & my sister that for a whole year prior I feld so strongly that I, a girl was...
    kathyann26ts kathyann26ts 26-30, T 3 Responses Sep 7

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    "Forgive, but never forget." If there's one person in this world I wish and want to make amends with, it's my dad. My dad filed for divorce on October 9th, 2012, leaving behind...
    takethispain takethispain 22-25, F Sep 8

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    10-3-15 I will say "I do" to the love of my life in Colorado. So excited to be his wife and step mother of his 2 wonderful boys. My loved saved my life. If it weren't for him and...
    mrsmitchell15 mrsmitchell15 22-25, F Sep 10

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    Mother Family Memory (Part Two)..... This is the second note about my mother. Mum's biological parents were very poor in the mid~late 1930's when she was small. So they adopted...
    nswwoy nswwoy 51-55, M 48 mins ago