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I Hate My Stepdaughter

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    When I read these stories,

    I realize that I am not the only person going through this and I am not crazy. This is reassuring. My stepdaughter has made it her mission in life to tear me down and drive a wedge between me and her dad. She is 12 and this has been going on since she was 6. There have...
    point1 point1 36-40 2 Responses Feb 24, 2014

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    Good news! My SD is finally getting it.

    After job searching for months (and seriously depleting her savings) she finally realized it was not the fault of other people that she could not interview successfully. She actually said "it must be something I am doing wrong." Her dad and I both suggested for a long time to...
    septemberiscoming septemberiscoming 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 17

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    After coming off a family holiday with my

    husbands daughter (I don't like to call her my SD), I had 7 days of rudeness, disrespect, viciousness. The holiday ended with a big argument, where my husband took his daughter side - which she loved. we usually have her two weekend a month, with two weeks during the summer...
    rubymae66 rubymae66 41-45, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    this morning, at 4:45 am,

    i gently touched my sweet sleeping husband to awaken him, as he had instructed the ex to drop off SD at 5am for their trip today. he's taking her to NYC for an anniversary celebration hosted by his favorite publisher. i made him coffee, helped him pack a lunch, and kissed him...
    tryingtobeamazing tryingtobeamazing 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 18

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    She comes home today

    after spending two weeks at my mom's house and I am already dreading it. She's going to get on my nerves for sure and absolutely detest dealing with her. I am 8 months pregnant and would like to enjoy this time in peace. She is going to be the reason why I end my marriage.
    Wisdomswisdom Wisdomswisdom 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 21, 2014

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    Okay... Here's some Sunday morning humour

    for anyone who's interested: My step-daughter has this double personality whereby she acts sweet as pie in front of my husband, yet as soon as he's out of sight, glares at me with eyes that cut right through me. This little game began when she was three. She's now nine. I've...
    Gracey0079 Gracey0079 36-40, F 5 Responses Nov 23, 2014

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    This Is What Worked For Me...It's Called

    I won't bore you all with my story of the evil troll I am loath to call my step-daughter. I have the same stories as almost everyone here...some worse, some better. The only difference is the way in which I decided to deal. On another site I came across an idea that seem to fit...
    USinUK USinUK 41-45, F 3 Responses Nov 14, 2013

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    I Am An Evil Stepdaughter well at least

    according to some of your posts. I found this site because I was looking for advice on how to get along with my stepmom, and this made me even more hopeless. The hate and selfishness in these posts towards your spouse's daughter is extremely depressing. I don't get along with my...
    evilstepdaughter evilstepdaughter 26-30 4 Responses Oct 7, 2014

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    My sd is 37, her dad

    and I have been married 30 yrs and have 3 kids. We all got along but we didn't see much of sd once she turned about 12 (her choice, she had a busy schedule). When sd turned 31 her and bf decided to start having kids. Well they had 3 and ever since the first our lives have...
    whydoibotheranymore whydoibotheranymore 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 10

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    so this week I've had the sd here

    for almost a whole week. And today I was left with her today by ourselves. it went alright....at first, because I just trird to ignore her the whole time,but then went outside and played with my lo and her.Then her dad came home and the spoiled brat came out. Lucky he isn't...
    Shouse88 Shouse88 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    This summer I've primarily been the only adult

    in the house, my husband travels 70% of the time. So it's been me going to school supply shop, dropping everything to go to practice, friends houses, take them shopping, cook all the dinners - you name it. And finally seeing as I'm "mom" I decided to stop biting my tongue and to...
    tiredSM tiredSM 36-40 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Getting Rid of Yur Stepdaughter

    I wanted to share my story because like all of you I hate my stepdaughter! However, I took action and got rid of her, from my life at least. I live with my fiance who had is 8 year old daughter every weekend when we first started dating. A year and a half later he sees her 3 to 4...
    cellens11 cellens11 18-21 197 Responses Jul 25, 2009

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    Dear Significant Other:

    Hello, darling. I know you'll end up reading this because you've found my rantings in the past. Well, that's fine. I've never said anything on here that I haven't said to your face (or over the phone, as sometimes happens). We had another argument this morning about your...
    Milktheostrich Milktheostrich 26-30, F 6 Responses Dec 2, 2013

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    How To Keep Your Stepdaughters Away From Your House

    Ladies, after reading lots of posts here on how much we hate our SDs, well, I am half way through on banning them from visiting my house, at least for a while. Really hope that those of you who are suffering from the pain that your SDs caused you, will soon deserve the true love...
    Janicemann Janicemann 22-25 16 Responses Jun 16, 2012

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    Feeling Helpless to My Stepdaughter's Cruelty

    Hi... I am feeling completely helpless to deal with my stepdaughter's cruelty toward me.  Hopefully some of you can offer a few words of advise, or maybe just relate to my dilemma. I don't have any children of my own, and I am newly married to a man who has two grown...
    DeserveBetterThanThis DeserveBetterThanThis 46-50 32 Responses Dec 25, 2008

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    Been a while since I last shared my status with

    you all. If you've followed my story since I started posting here you'll know that after 9 years my girlfriend, K, finally broke up with me because I wouldn't put up with the crap her daughter, O, was putting our family through. Years of drugs, shop lifting and even physical...
    LostStepDad LostStepDad 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 30

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    My life is perfect...

    When its just me my husband and our daughter. But when we get my step daughter my life is a living hell. I feel like a horrible person for having bad feelings toward a 4 year old, but she is just an imperfection in our family. My husband and his ex thought having a baby would...
    stepmom310 stepmom310 18-21, F 7 Responses Jun 24

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    Next week I'm getting professional pictures

    taken of my two children 3& 1.5. My husband hasn't brought up at all that he wants SD in them and I sure as hell don't. The next time we have her I'll just take a pic of all 3 of them outside or something. Im worried about the judgements from his family about not including her...
    2Loves1Hate 2Loves1Hate 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 18

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    I won't go into particulars,

    just need to vent in general. I hate both of my step daughters. In fact, looking at them makes my skin crawl, I can't stand hearing them, and every time they're in the house I grind my teeth. They are lazy, selfish, sheltered and naive. They can't be nice to anyone, they are so...
    Trapped75 Trapped75 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    I am engaged and we recently moved in together.

    He has 3 kids...only 1 who visits every weekend. I have 2 boys full time. His 4 yr old daughter is a nightmare. She is bossy to my boys and I and her daddy gives her whatever she wants. She does not have a bedtime when she is here and she cries if he doesn't sleep with her. She...
    mortician87 mortician87 26-30, F 54 Responses Feb 5, 2014

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    I am to the point that I just don't

    even care anymore. I met my man 5 years ago. He was just finalizing his divorce. He had been separated from his ex for almost 2 years at this point. He left when he caught her cheating and still tried to work it out until she moved in with another man while he was deployed...
    roxmac roxmac 31-35, F 5 Responses Jun 26

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    Update: as I predicted,

    my SD left rehab early. Sometimes I hate being right. Funny as it was me and my hubby that took her to the airport to see her off to rehab, trying to help her change her life for the better, and suddenly 3 months into a 12 month prepaid program, her lovely BM materializes to...
    jenna5972 jenna5972 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    Warning For A Potential Stepmother Or Stepfather: Are You Making The Right Decision?

    I'm writing this in the hope that it will be found through a Google search by some person who is considering getting married to a person with children. To be honest, if I had read this before I got married I'm not sure it would have changed anything.  But at least I can say...
    FrustratedSF1 FrustratedSF1 31-35, M 130 Responses May 13, 2010

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    Okay, this maybe just a rant

    because I'm by myself on this. My soon to be husband has a daughter, she is 9, and I just,had my first kid, she is 7 months. And I can not stand his daughter, at first she was sweet and would listen, and within the last year became unbearable. I dread the weekends, and am now...
    Shouse88 Shouse88 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 16

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    Okay, well let me begin by stating how nice it

    is to have found this forum of people who not only understand what I am going through, but share the same struggles. I live the same life as so many of you. I have an eight year old step-daughter who is ruining not only my marriage, but my life. I must admit, that in reality, I...
    Gracey0079 Gracey0079 36-40, F 10 Responses Jun 22, 2014

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    Such a glorious thing happened a few weeks ago.

    My family was in town visiting and we were all sitting down to dinner at a local restaurant. DH gets to talking to his daughter about her band stuff at school, and she comes out and says tat she was kicked out of band. Why, you ask? Because she missed so many classes and...
    Milktheostrich Milktheostrich 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 28, 2014

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    I am drunk right now.

    Just had amazing sez with the husband and the last thing he talks about before we go to bed is SD. She comes tomorrow only until Sunday. Why would he talk about her after we spent an amazing hour together. I am furious and on the couch while he is peacefully sleeping in bed. I...
    2Loves1Hate 2Loves1Hate 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 24

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    I have been SD free for years now,

    only having to see her twice in the past 8 years, and it's been wonderful. Although she still calls my husband only when she wants money with the "woe is me, you were never a father" tactic to make him feel guilty so he'll write the check. She blocks his calls to her, won't...
    amphen amphen 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 30

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    She is finally gone!!

    After 6 torturous weeks she finally went home yesterday. So this visit she had the cops called on her father because she reported to her therapist that he was abusing her, she stayed out late with a boy and couldn't be found, she died her hair bright purple, and her father...
    roxmac roxmac 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 29

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    How can we (step parents) be expected to endure

    such misery? How dare our husbands/wifes bring us into these lives? We were fine before them and now such misery...and they do nothing...and experience only the "nagging" we are left with as our only defense...I want to hear from the parents of these NASTY human beings that...
    THS1963 THS1963 41-45, F 5 Responses Jan 5, 2014

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    Happy Mother's Day to all my fellow posters.

    Hope your day was peaceful and free of SD drama!!!
    Wisdomswisdom Wisdomswisdom 36-40, F 5 Responses May 10

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    I don't even know where to begin

    and there's been so much over 4 years that couldn't possibly be represented here. Several years ago when I started dating my now husband, things were decent with 2 of his 3 kids, all girls. They spent mother's day with me for several years because their mother didn't want them...
    feelingcrazyinny feelingcrazyinny 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    So my story started over 7yrs ago.

    I have 3 kids from my previous marriage and he had 3 kids from his previous relationship. Or so we thought. Things were chaotic from the beginning. The kids would fight and either parent would side with their own child. Fine that's to be expected. The kids at the time we began a...
    Stepeffinghell Stepeffinghell 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    A message to the people

    who like to read our stories and post their comments on how hateful we are: SHUT THE HELL UP. This is a forum of support and understanding. As step-parents, we are all struggling with our issues regarding our SKs. That's why we post our stories and feelings here; to rant, to...
    Milktheostrich Milktheostrich 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 19, 2013

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    I'm so happy she's going to her mother's house

    for a week today! I can't stand her. I miss times when my bf used to work in my city a lot and he didn't get to see her so often. I hate his ex for not telling him that she had stopped taking her pills. I can't stand that everyday she's with us, I'm locked in the room upstairs...
    fosterpaste fosterpaste 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 17

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    Under 4 weeks and counting

    until she goes back home and I don't have to see her until next year. Since she had the cops called on her father in an attempt to go home where she gets to do whatever she wants, my husband has washed his hands of his daughter and has said he doesn't care what she does...
    roxmac roxmac 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    My step daughter has just turned 12 her dad has

    had custody since she was 1 years old. About 3 years ago his daughter really wanted to meet her mom and was crying for her so he went and track down his daughters mother and helped her get off drugs so that she could see her daughter now his daughter wants to go live with her...
    Hollymmcc Hollymmcc 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    It wasn't always the case.

    At first she was funny, engaging, searingly bright. I paid for her school fees- one of the most expensive in the UK (My children have been state educated- have mortgaged to the hilt to pay for her) She is undoubtedly talented. Nationally known even in her allotted field...
    Newnameuk Newnameuk 46-50, M 3 Responses Aug 20

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    We've Been Infiltrated!

    Yes, ladies. Some little pouty stepdaughter whose daddy dared to marry another woman is posting in our group now. Expect very soon to see her nasty little posts on your experiences. She'll no doubt leave you a little quip full of her huffing and puffing, cursing us evil witches...
    Milktheostrich Milktheostrich 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 10, 2012

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    When she was 11 she sat in a court room

    and told the judge that her stepdad was her daddy. I tried to talk her out of it. She insisted she wanted to do that. 11 years later she crashed my father in laws funeral and manipulated my husband and while he was morning the loss of his father. When he doesn't answer her calls...
    tori1215 tori1215 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    She's Not a Bad Kid

    She is 14 and decided to move in with me and her dad soon after I found out I was pregnant, this is my first baby and is actually my husbands first baby also... He didn't get a chance to help raise her as he got someone pregnant when he was 14. He didn't see this child till she...
    tatiana tatiana 26-30, F 79 Responses Dec 3, 2007

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    Oh Can't You Quit Your Complaining?!

    All in all? Most of you sound jealous your husbands (or boyfriends) care more about their daughters than you. 'WAH I HATE MY STEPDAUGHTER. she gets more attention from me than my husbandddddd. she eats at home. he helps pay to take care of her. she has a learning disability...
    ttopper ttopper 18-21 14 Responses Nov 26, 2011

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    I am new here! I think I love this group

    already!! I am not alone after all !!
    whydoibotheranymore whydoibotheranymore 46-50, F 6 Responses Aug 4

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    I got married 2 years ago

    and became the step "NOTHING" to 2 girls.Ages 3 and 6. I've hated it since day one... They are catered to brats... the 3 year old walks around with a bag of kit katt balls or chips or box of snack cakes all day long... because her mom likes to pacify her... She's still in a...
    JessicaLeigh00 JessicaLeigh00 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    My step daughter is trying to ruin my

    relationship with her dad and I think her mum is telling her to do so
    jls2010 jls2010 26-30, F 4 Responses Jun 22

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    So here's my update..

    .it's Monday. I am back from my anniversary to find that a) she was walking around the babysitters house talking to people in a non childlike manner being a smart azz and rude. (basically what she's not allowed to do here) b) she is starting my week off wrong already with the...
    Wisdomswisdom Wisdomswisdo