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I Am a Stepmom to Be

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    A Place In My Heart

    Things have been getting better. When I first posted my story it was nearly 8 months ago when I had just moved in with my fiance and his twin daughters. They are now six and have become so much more in tune and aware of our family situation and it has created quite a unique...
    chantb3535 chantb3535 22-25 2 Responses Aug 2, 2011

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    New To Being A Stepmom

    Ok So My soon to be husband has this 2 year old son that I just love. He is soo smart for being just 2. His mother died last year it was really hard for Shawn. So he moved to the US which is where he and i meet. I felt so bad for the little guy. We became best friends (Shawn and...
    CherryChan CherryChan 26-30, F Aug 11, 2013

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    Is It Normal To Feel Competitive For His Attention??

    I feel like a complete brat and awful for even asking this but, this would be the only place I could even feel comfortable asking!!!! The step-daughters (to be) are 13 and 10 and I LOVE LOVE LOVE that my fiance is such a wonderful and loving father but I definitely feel a little...
    earlymomjess earlymomjess 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 13, 2012

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    I'm 22 years old and just got engaged to my bf

    of almost 2yrs. He is 32 and has 2 girls, 7 and 13 who live in another country (4hrs flight) with their mother. She is still in love with my fiance and tries to get him to come back to her all the time. She despises me, even though their relationship had been over for 2years...
    jellybeanie22 jellybeanie22 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 11, 2014

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    Teenage Girls...and All That Entails

    I find myself in an interesting position - an almost step-mom to two young teenage girls, and I'm not even a decade out of the teens myself.  I met a man that I fell absolutely in love with, and he just happens to be 10 years older than me.  I don't see it as...
    LittleBirdie LittleBirdie 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 14, 2009

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    New Step-mom

    I am a new step mom. I love my step son and I want to get along with his bio mom because it is what is best for him. The little boy is two years old and my husband has full custody. I've tried several times since I started dating his father to get along with his mother. I've...
    whovian21 whovian21 22-25, F 3 Responses May 8, 2011

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    A Young Step Mom!

    Hey im Rachal im 17 and my fiance is 22 his name is Bradley.. he has two kids one is 3 his name is Thomas and the other Karlee she is 6. An i am deff new to the whole step mom thing Thomas dosent really understand the whole step mom thing but his relationship with Bradley is a...
    RachalKristine RachalKristine 16-17, F Jan 1, 2013

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    Not-so-evil Stepmom

      I am a soon to be step-mother to two beautiful identical twin 5 year old girls. They are spunky, sociable and best of all, they like me! My fiance and I just moved in together 2 months ago. We have the girls twice a week. Their BM absolutely hates me. She has verbalized...
    chantb3535 chantb3535 22-25 3 Responses Jan 30, 2011

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    Two Beautiful Little Girls

    i am soon to be the step mom of two beautiful little girls, i didn't know that it was possible to feel a love this strong.  I see them as my children, but i am not there mother, nor will i try to be, they already have one. I am their friend, and their teacher.  I am...
    zeeham zeeham 19-21, F 3 Responses Mar 25, 2008

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    I Am Terrified

    Aside from our 14 year age gap, I am definately in love with my boyfriend, AND his two kids. They are still very young, 4 years and 18 months. I just don't want to make any mistakes or become "hated". I'm scared. This is a whole new challenge for me. I just started...
    aknarab aknarab 19-21, F 3 Responses Nov 12, 2007

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    My stepchildren to be really dislike me they

    are jealous of the time their dad spends with me and the attention he gives me and the 2 older girls 9 and 12 have become very rude to me judging me telling me i don't look nice etc.. on top of that their mom is not helping at all she is negative about my engagement and their...
    13Letter 13Letter 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 14, 2014

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    To Be Or Not to Be (again) That Is the Question?

    I need to have this off my chest. I just came from Miami, with my hopes all gone to get along with my boyfriend's (husband to be) ex-wife, her family and concerned that this would affect my great relationship with his daughter.   We all live outside USA, but my boyfriend's...
    mistela mistela 36-40 1 Response Apr 8, 2008

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    My Stepson Has Adhd!

    I am getting married to my fiance on August 15th, 2009.  We have been together for a little over a year now.  This past year has been a huge change for my fiance and I.  We got engaged two months after we met eachother and I moved in right away.  He has a 9...
    Jkstock Jkstock 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 22, 2009

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    Someone Told Me I'm Not a Mother Today

    I'm getting married in 7 weeks but I have lived with my fiance and his oldest son for almost a year. Things are going well but today a girl at work implied that I am not a mother and that my stepson and newphew that also lives with us are pratice. I was so hurt and angry. I would...
    babydollkkg babydollkkg 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 15, 2008

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    The Idea Of Becoming A Stepmom Is Frightening...

    ...but I guess I'm already there... My family has always been close.  My parents were one of the few that stayed together.  I've never had to deal with a stepparent or step siblings, etc.  The idea of the role itself has so many negative connotations that I...
    unahermosamujer unahermosamujer 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 3, 2010

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    I Don't Know If This Is For Me!

    I left my town to come to Argentina to study. I had to come back home for a year because I ran out of money and during that year off I met a drummer who now is my boyfriend. When we first met nothing happend and later I found out he was married (he is 37 and I'm 23). A month...
    samanthav72 samanthav72 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 12, 2012

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    It's Hard & Complicated & Confusing...

    my boyfriend's son is here this weekend. he's 12 but he's sooooo immature.  when i was 12 i was doing chores, staying at home by myself, looking after my 7 yr old sister occasionally, etc. granted girls supposedly mature faster than boys but jeez.  he makes these...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jul 3, 2007

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    Soon To Be A Stepmom

    My bestfriend and I are in love. We have been a great together we laugh, joke, tell each other things when things are on our minds, sometimes we can make a face & we know what the other is actually thinking. The thing is he has kids and him & his baby mama are working out the...
    ShocKed91 ShocKed91 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 31, 2012

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    This Weekend

    We have the child again this weekend. I'm very nervous, anxious, resentful, worried but happy. I'm glad to see him bc I do love him but sometimes I resent his intrusion into my neat little life / schedule. Not that my life is all that neat...but I still feel intruded upon. ...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 9, 2007

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    I Have to Bite My Tongue, and It Hurts

    I am a stepmom to be and I'm worried about my reactions to my fiance's daughter's temper tantrums.  She is now 7 and she and I have come a long way, we get along, we have fun together, and to me she says please, thank you, etc.  We go shopping together and play games...
    Ellymae Ellymae 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 12, 2009

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    Is it normal that my fiancé's ex partner

    doesn't want to ever meet me? They have two girls, 7 and 14yrs that live with her but we visit and they come to see us often. I would like to meet her, I have to share the rest of my life with her and I think we should be on speaking terms, for the kids sake. She has stated...
    jellybeanie22 jellybeanie22 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 7, 2014

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    This Weekend

    we had the child this weekend.  i was just short w/ him all weekend. i fought w/ my boyfriend all weekend. for no good reason. i just get so ******* resentful when the kid intrudes upon us when we are touching. like, if we are in the pool hugging or just standing close by or...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 16, 2007

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    Stepmom Support! :)

    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

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    Kid Weekend

    It's only Wed and I am already dreading Friday. She will walk in the door. Throw her bag down (she doesnt like the clothes we bought for her that are here). Wants to know what's for dinner and then complain she doesn't like it. If anyone tries to watch tv she will have a fit...
    Secondmrs Secondmrs 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 19, 2012

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    I Want

    I want to tell my boyfriend's child that I love him. It slammed into me the other day. I was just driving along...all of a sudden I'm like, "Holy hell, I love The Kid." It was one of the strangest, most wonderful thing. If you don't know, it's not been easy w/ this...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 18, 2007

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    What Do They Call You?

    Another post brought up an interesting question. What do your stepkids (to be) call you? Will that change when you get married? I do not want mine to call me mom. Or step mom. They have called me by my first name (and a few other choice adjectives) since day one. And I see no...
    Secondmrs Secondmrs 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 21, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Maybe I shouldn't post in this experience. I don't hate being a stepmom. Not anymore anyway. I don't hate being a stepmom because I am OVER being a stepmom. The "children" are...
    sueselala sueselala 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 13

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    My parents divorced when I was one, and I had visits with my dad every other weekend. From the beginning, I hated going to my Dads. I always cried when I had to go, and now I juts...
    Innerpoet Innerpoet 13-15 Jan 2

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    I don't know what happened with me and my stepmom. We used to be really close when I was little but as I got older she changed. She hates me and I hate her back. I try to make...
    DomDaBomb5628 DomDaBomb5628 16-17 Jan 18

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    Where to start.... I am a girlfriend stepmom. I have been with my boyfriend for a year, but have been in his life for longer. He has a beautiful daughter, who is 7 and we get along...
    addily addily 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    My cousin's stepmom asked my cousin for money. He just lost his job, so he told her he couldn't give her any money. She then decided to get back at him by going on Facebook and...
    SerSean SerSean 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 1

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    My dad wasn't apart of my life until I was 15, and I'm currently 27. The reason for his absence was prison (convicted of murder) and my Grandparents which are my legal guardians...
    ChildOfAWhore ChildOfAWhore 26-30, F Jan 3

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    I grew up separate from my two younger sisters. My mom and dad had me when they were 20 and were not married. My dad later moved to another state and got married to my 1st stepmom...
    Chou8128 Chou8128 26-30, F Jan 3

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    it sucks so much having to live with a dad you never grew up with and a terrible stepmom. she dosen't like me and my brother at all my dad doesn't understand that I just wish he...
    Imlonely16 Imlonely16 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    When I tell people that I like german WWII uniforms, they usually look at me as if I have three heads. What people can't seem to understand is that just because you like the way...
    podsolnechnik13 podsolnechnik13 13-15, F Jan 8

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    It was last week but I swear I can still taste it. That's what you get when you argue with my stepmom and swear under your breath it seems. Blech!
    kaitycookie kaitycookie 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 11

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    Hoping to talk with others about being a stepmom and going through Parental Alienation.
    tammyjden tammyjden 41-45, M Jan 13

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    i met this guy last year, he courted me for a while, we got along real good, despite that it was like us against the world, my friends hated me and do not want to be friends with...
    faith1822 faith1822 18-21, F Jan 14

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    My kid was already a year old when I met her. I was dating her dad at the time. He and I had been seeing each other for several months and he decided it was time for us to meet. I...
    Shelaughs Shelaughs 31-35 1 Response Jan 18

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    Around 10 or 11 the problem began. At first I was unaware but my stepmom would tell me to go wash under my arms, I would, but she would still complain afterwards. With me the...
    Girlolimberlost Girlolimberlost 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    My weekend hasn't been very good... I had an emotionally taxing day on Friday, so by the time my dad came to pick me up from my mom's house (it's his weekend), I didn't feel like...
    Katiebug7 Katiebug7 13-15, F 3 days ago

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