I Am Sick of Being Made Out to Be the Wicked Stepmother

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    Hi, I'm new to this site,

    but am so grateful to have found it! I have been struggling with the 'step mum' role for 2.5 years, and have been so ground down by my partner, that he has me convinced that I am 'cold' and 'unaccepting' of his kids. Here's my story-I am a 40 year old single mum to 3 boys. I...
    RaceyGracey1974 RaceyGracey1974
    41-45, F
    Jul 21, 2015

    I watched this video today https://www.

    facebook.com/soulpancake/videos/10153641090366117/. I'm confused at the message. I went into the relationship thinking this is how it would be and had a rude awakening. Are they trying to say that this is what's normal?
    Morrgin Morrgin
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jan 25, 2016

    Are All People Liars Or Just the Ones I Meet????

    First of all let me say there are already problems with my husbands ex-wife constantly accusing me of doing things and saying things that never happened. This was just one more thing I don't need!!!!! I was planning a baby shower for my step daughter. Her boyfriends step...
    MCKENZIERN MCKENZIERN
    36-40
    3 Responses Sep 18, 2008

    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
    Aug 28, 2009

    The other day the phone was ringing

    and I was the only one home. I was at the other end of the house and by the time I got to the phone I knew it was close to going to answering machine. When I saw on the caller ID it was SD my fingers raced to hit the button to answer the call. In my haste I hit the wrong button...
    Morrgin Morrgin
    31-35, F
    1 Response Dec 11, 2015

    Child's Birth Mother Is a Deadbeat

    My husband and I have been married for 12 years.  He and his ex have 2 boys together.  They're 13 and 14.  They have lived with us during the school year since they were 2 and 3.  She was too busy being wild and free to keep full custody of them.  She...
    malawson malawson
    31-35
    Oct 29, 2008

    I'm probably overreacting

    and no one knows I'm upset about it so I just wanted to vent for a sec. He asked me to take SD Christmas shopping today. He has been telling her the las few days he would. I said I could take her yesterday at 3 when I was taking another girl shopping for her mother. SD said that...
    Morrgin Morrgin
    31-35, F
    1 Response Dec 21, 2015
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