I Am Sick Of My Stepchildren

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 144 People

    Does It Ever Get Better?

    Am I delusional to keep thinking that something magical is going to happen when SS hits the age of 18? Like he might suddenly stop being a loser and get a life? He might somehow buy a clue that the world doesnt owe him anything and that he needs to forge his own path? Even if...
    2girlsonly 2girlsonly
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Sep 25, 2013

    Just Pure Selfishness

    I have inlaws from hell. Yes i know a lot of people do but I think mine are a bit extreme. My husband has a sister, a brother, 7 step sisters and 4 step brothers and his mother. The step side of his family treats me more like family then his bio fan does. Way more. I actually...
    princessmommy0829 princessmommy0829
    Jul 26, 2012

    Step Kids!!

    I have been married to my husband for 5 years he has 2 children from his first marriage, there mother is doing everything to turn the children against me!! She sends me awful emails and sends me awful mails about my husband how is is having an affair............ I am so confused...
    sianolivia sianolivia
    1 Response May 10, 2011

    Some Times I Just Want To Walk Out!

    Here is the deal, I got married 4 years ago I had two children from a previous relationship and my husband had 3 from a previous marriage. Two boys on my end and two girls and a boy on his end. We both work hard and make decent money together but we are always broke. His children...
    Andylynn37 Andylynn37
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Dec 2, 2013

    I'm in the same boat.

    My stepson is 18, a senior in highschool. He is so apathetic and unmotivated - no job, no license, no permit, semester grades included 3 incompletes, 2 fs, and a d. His dad spends so much time defending him and shielding him from responsibility that it drives me insane. Last...
    Llilith2005 Llilith2005
    1 Response Feb 28, 2015

    Hubby & I have married 18 years,

    dated 4 years before marrying. He has one daughter who's mother wasn't in her life growing up. I was unable to have children & hoped we could become a family . I came into their lives when she was 15. She has always been allowed to treat me with disrespect by her father...
    tinkerette tinkerette
    61-65, F
    1 Response Feb 5, 2016

    My Husband Is So Naive

    I never thought in my life that I would actually cringe at the sight of children but I do now and I really resent my husband for it. Before I start on my rant, I want it to be known that I do not or have I never claimed to be the best parent in the world, but I do believe in...
    Sugar1975 Sugar1975
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Feb 26, 2013

    What Was I Thinking

    My guys son is a sissy and is going to be a loser. It's not really his fault. His parents suck. His parents divorced when the kid was about 2 or 3. Dad has always had custody. the kid was 8 when i met dad. The first time I met the kid he broke a piece if furniture in my house...
    loveledzep loveledzep
    31-35, F
    Jul 30, 2012

    I have been married for 20 years to someone I

    love very much. When we met my stepsons were 17 and 15. My daughter's were 4 and 7. The boys lived with their mother and I never tried to be their mother or friend. I have always been my open loving self. Willie and I raised the girls together with the understanding that we...
    pshick pshick
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Jun 25, 2014

    The Second Wife

    The Second Wife I want to write about my husband’s kids. No, not my stepchildren; my husband's kids. I know what you all must be thinking, so I'll confess right now to being a horrible person…here it comes: I don't like them! Just because they happen to be the offspring of...
    hardandfast hardandfast
    36-40, F
    7 Responses Aug 25, 2011

    19 Year Old Step Son Using Us!

    Hi I have been married to my husband for 14 years. We married when my SS was 4 and we waited 5 years then we were blessed with a daughter and then two years later another beautiful daughter. We have always been weekend only parents to my SS as his mum had full time custody and...
    jmumma jmumma
    46-50, F
    Aug 14, 2013

    It's Too Late For Adult Stepchildren To Learn Manners

    I was widowed at 45 and have one child that lives overseas.  I moved to another state and started to date a divorced man with 3 daughters in their 20's.  The eldest is mentally ill-borderline personality disorder.  The middle -a professional-has a vicious temper...
    enoughsaid1 enoughsaid1
    2 Responses Sep 13, 2010

    Why does my SD have tv

    and kindle in her room but Is still allowed to hog the Only TV we have for the adults. ****** me off so bad!!!
    amlesa amlesa
    31-35, F
    Mar 18, 2016

    I Call Her Devil Spawn

    I know that sounds so horrible, but I am not a nasty person by any means and that is what I can't understand, why do I feel this way? My partner and I dated for 3yrs, and have lived together for the past 1yr.  We have a great relationship, but when it comes to his...
    WickedWitchOfTheWest WickedWitchOfTheWest
    3 Responses Sep 21, 2008

    22 years old this Winter with his mother's

    brreasts still firmmly in his mouth! From birth until age 12 he shared a bed with his mother. Even his younger sister began sleeping alone at age 9 before him! He does not love his mother as a child should but rather jealously and possesively. My husband was her lover that was...
    MarinaDokar MarinaDokar
    41-45, F
    1 Response Sep 9, 2014

    I am so happy to have found this web site.

    I thought I was an evil b****. People don't seem to understand why you may hate your step kids. I feel so guilty over hating the brats that it is eating me up inside. I also have found that I hate my fiancé. I have no respect for him anymore. He doesn't know how to...
    nrg917 nrg917
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Jul 10, 2014

    If My Boyfriend Doesn't Do Something About His Lazy Kid Soon I Am Leaving

    Hi everyone, I've been with a man that I love dearly for about 2 and 1/2 years.  We get along beautifully.  It's as though we share one mind on the majority of topics, with one crucial exception.  He has two children and I have no children and no desire to have...
    AnnoyedinAZ AnnoyedinAZ
    7 Responses Aug 7, 2008

    My Stepdaughter Is Making My Life A Living Hell!

    I live with my wife and her 2 children for 5 years now. I should explain - I absolutely adore my wife, I believe she is one of the best things that happened in my life. My relationship with her 11-year old son is also amazing, him and me are super close. He even spends more...
    jimtai jimtai
    5 Responses Jul 8, 2011

    It Wasnt Supposed To Be This Way

    I am 47. my h is 56. We dated about a year and half..in that time i saw his kids once in a awhile. I made an effort to include mine in the dating process..so they would accept the man. He has five daughters and one son. i have three boys and one daughter..they are all adults. I...
    strickrho strickrho
    3 Responses Sep 16, 2010

    First off, I believe children weren't meant to

    be raised in blended families. They have only become the "norm" in the past 30 years or so. I acknowledge that in this day and age, there is sometimes no other choice. So children have to adapt to living in different styles of families. The man I married has severe borderline...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses May 19, 2015

    Just wondering..Is there anybody out there?

    ?? Still waiting for responses from a story. Does it usually take awhile?? Just sayin.
    sindeet sindeet
    56-60, F
    1 Response Mar 8, 2016

    I Hate The Mistake My Husband Made

    When I met my husband he already had a 10 year old son who I love dearly. He is a great kid and is very mature for his age. My husband and i started our lives together and had our own child. She is just wonderful and his son is so good with her. Some time after my husband found...
    ihateratfacekid ihateratfacekid
    3 Responses Dec 8, 2011

    Fed Up With Step-son With A Bad Attitude!

    As I have read, I really can relate to most of you! I married a man when I was 25. He was 11 years older and had 2 sons. We had 1 daughter in our 7 year marriage and decided that we would never make the children feel different of make them feel like it was their fault because...
    ddnms ddnms
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Apr 11, 2012

    My Husband Doesn't Get It

    We've been together since his kids were 2 and the other 6 months old. He had full custody and I stayed home with them until they were old enough to go to school. Their biological mother was in and out of their lives, never really cared much about them. Both kids had major...
    karmazrevenge karmazrevenge
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Nov 6, 2012

    Manipulative Step Daughter

    I have been in a relationship with a my partner for 9 years how.  I have lived with him for six of those years.  On and off it's been rocky due to the kids.  I have a 12 y.o. son who is on the autism spectrum - high functioning. I've done a darn good job of getting...
    bonnidoon bonnidoon
    13 Responses Aug 10, 2009

    The problem is not with the stepchildren.

    It's with the parent. Nobody puts up with this crap in the real world. Where else in the world can the adult child get away with so much by doing nothing? Parent, usually Dad, has his/her back 100%. After all, he/she is blood. You might be good as a gf/cook/housekeeper, but...
    ThePinch ThePinch
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Feb 21, 2015

    Adult Stepson Making Our Marriage Miserable

    My husband & I have been married for 12 years.   When I met him, he told me he had 2 children from a previous marriage -- one boy who was 10 at the time & one girl who was 8.  Their mother was (& still is) uninvolved in their lives & was negligient...
    fedup12 fedup12
    77 Responses Jun 15, 2008

    Well... Here goes ...

    . My stepson has been a thorn in my side for a long time about 15 years. Recently he was released from prison and is now staying with us. His mother keeps making excuses for why he hasn't found a job yet mainly that NO ONE HIRES FELONS. Not so when I hear of other people who have...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Feb 3, 2016


    YOUNG? First of all let me say that I am 31, latin and English is my third language so apologize ahead of time for any misspellings. My husband is 17 years my senior, a brilliant and successful man, I am his third wife and of course he had 4 kids (1 adopted (first wife had him...
    texasgirl31 texasgirl31
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Nov 5, 2014

    I'm new at this, dealing with step children I

    mean. I've been married a whole month, so I don't have a lot of experience in this department yet. However, I knew before I got married that my husband's boys were angry at their dad for divorcing their mom and now for getting married to me. They are twin boys who are 18 and...
    Qannlace Qannlace
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Aug 14, 2014

    I thought I was being unreasonable

    when I found this post. The biggest mistake I made was ask my husband to bring his 18 year old come and live with us, because the SS tried committing suicide while staying with his mother. Just to realize later he had done a full research of how many pills to take so as to get...
    enoughtuff enoughtuff
    41-45, F
    2 Responses May 14, 2015

    I just need a place I can vent I'm

    so hurt by my sd's. It's gotten to the point they don't even give the common courtesy of goodbye and I can say nothing just endure
    frecks6 frecks6
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Nov 6, 2015

    I can't stand my step daughters!

    !! Every one of em are some lazy, whiney, disrespectful, spoiled rotten, mouthy little *******! I try my best to be a good father to them since the two fathers that helped produce the ******* of eastwick barely give two ***** for em! I however am limited at every turn! Their...
    xMarkusx xMarkusx
    41-45, M
    5 Responses Apr 10, 2014

    Ok Right now I am feeling guilty

    as hell for what I did but I guess I had to make this move sometime or the other. I just handed over a monthly expense bill to my stepson who is 23 years old. I have been married for close to 6 years now and my wife has a son from her previous marriage. So this guy does not...
    amitbat amitbat
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Nov 5, 2014

    I have a stepson who is 26 years old.

    He had been staying with us but has since moved out. My problem is....my husband refuses to get our key back from him. He walks in our house anytime he wants to and NEVER knocks!! Comes and goes as he pleases!! Like today for instance...he just walked in the house goes to the...
    sindeet sindeet
    56-60, F
    1 Response Mar 8, 2016

    Turned Bad By Mother.

    When I met my now husband, his children were only 2 and 4. When I moved in, they were nearly 4 and 6, but I had been a part of their lives for about a year. That was over five years ago. In the beginning, there were the typical issues, but everything worked pretty well. The...
    Serendipity1223 Serendipity1223
    2 Responses Dec 23, 2011

    My husband still hopes

    that one day we can all be a nice little family. I know it will never be that way. To do that, I would have to allow them to walk on me, use me & abuse me. Not happening. We've been together nearly 13 years. They are grown with no correspondence for nearly 9 years. Should I go...
    DAK1969 DAK1969
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Sep 7, 2014

    Stepmother 2 Five

    Well where do I start.  I been with my husband four years and married one.  I been living with him for three years.  He was a divorced man raising his 16, 14, 11, and 2 yr old all by himself.  The mother left them for another man.  Well at first i was like head over heals...
    Alley11 Alley11
    1 Response Apr 10, 2012

    brand new to this... need to vent.

    I am prepared and well aware I may sound terrible, but please keep mean comments to a minimum.. I want to correct and fix this, not feel worse. I have been with my boyfriend for 18 months and we have a 5 month old daughter, my first. I am 25, he is 35. he has been divorced 3...
    janean2008 janean2008
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 31, 2015

    Step-children From Hell

    I got remarried several years ago after my first husband passed away..The man i married had also lost his spouse. He had 3 adult children not living at home. I had 3 children..1 adult not living at home..the other 2 were under 18..my son left after a few months..my daughter...
    dusty048 dusty048
    1 Response Apr 5, 2011
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