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I Am a Stepmom to Be

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 73 People

    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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    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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    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 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 1 Response Jan 13, 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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    Watching Galaxy Quest with my ten year old

    stepdaughter!! It's her first time!!!
    rmabarrera rmabarrera 36-40, F Feb 15

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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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    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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    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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    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 18-21, 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 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 12, 2007

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jul 14, 2014

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    My story isn't quite like everyone else.. we live about 300 miles away so we only get the "princess" during the summer but that is a few months of my house being taken over and...
    EvilStepMom33 EvilStepMom33 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    By the way, this is his wife telling this tale at his request. Once upon a time there lived a lonely maiden, whom throughout her life never truly felt like she belonged. One...
    Hrafnsfeast Hrafnsfeast 51-55, M 5 hrs ago

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    I love my stepmom.Shes so down to earth and nice. Not fake, so I can like her. I can talk to her about anything. Two of her kids are related to me.:) It would be great if they were...
    ChelseaMonroe ChelseaMonroe 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    One time, my teacher (a guy) was talking to a student but he started talking to the whole class. He didn't raise his voice or anything so I couldn't tell he was talking to me to...
    Lisahemmings12 Lisahemmings12 46-50, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I met a man(H) six years ago who was married once to a woman(X) for only about 3 years, during those 3 years they had a daughter(SD). X cheated on H several times with different...
    justgotreal justgotreal 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    how am I suppose to handle being left in charge of a child that's not mine but yet have no athority or say so as soon as dad or Nana are around and look like the ad guy when all I...
    brittb73 brittb73 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Stepmom: Wash the dishes. Me: If you want them done, do them yourself.
    DreamWarriorBlake DreamWarriorBlake 22-25, M 16 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have a 7 y/o step daughter who stays a couple days once a month with us. a couple weeks ago she stayed for 2 weeks. in this span of 2 weeks the following happen bleach was...
    imoverit00 imoverit00 22-25, F Jun 22

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    So, she's not my stepmom anymore, but, here's what happened. my dad never didn't teach me to not be messy, because he was rather negligent. When my stepmom comes along, she thinks...
    lastunicorn2 lastunicorn2 18-21, F Jun 18

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    Could a mom or stepmom please message me?
    Ineedadvice2999 Ineedadvice2999 16-17, M Jun 17

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    Could a mom or stepmom please message me?
    Ineedadvice2999 Ineedadvice2999 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 17

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    It all started back in the summer or fall of 2007. I was 6 years old at the time being, and I had to move from a trailer park in a large city to a small country town with my father...
    TheGuyWithChocolatePie TheGuyWithChocolatePie 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 17

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    I don't care how many times you call to "apologize". I don't care how many times you make my stepmom call on your behalf. I would rather get a prostate exam from Freddy Krueger...
    DreamWarriorBlake DreamWarriorBlake 22-25, M Jun 16

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    This is gonna be more of a rant, so...sorry for any bad grammar. I'm just pissed off. My dad used to drag me to these stupid philosophy meetings that he would go to. it was choose...
    lastunicorn2 lastunicorn2 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 14

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    My 26 year old stepmom when I said I wasn't hungry: Kids are starving in Africa. Me (sarcastically) at 10: And if I eat will the food be magically transported to their stomachs?
    DreamWarriorBlake DreamWarriorBlake 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 14

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    I'm stuck here in California with my dad stepmom 2 of my brothers and 2 of my stepbrothers. My dad constantly yelling at either my brothers or me treats his step kids like spoiled...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 14

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    with my stepmom in particular http://xhamster.com/movies/4641333/not_my_wifes_best_friend.html
    dirtyteenguy dirtyteenguy 18-21, M 3 Responses Jun 14

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