You’re not very observant. As a child of divorce his ‘dad’ visits were almost entirely absent his father, and his rearing hamnded off to his stepparent, a HUGE mistake in divorce.
Sometimes the child is a teenager wielding words of hurt and defiance and sometimes the child is younger wielding the same sword, but with tantrums and fits. . Kids love to see adults (bio or step) lose it.
Join Joy in her journey as she exposes the joyous and tribulating life of motherhood, marriage, and the ups and downs that come along with the stepparent and the biological parent outside the home.
It’s so sad when kids become the victim. Parents who should protect their kids turn a blind eye to the damage that is being caused. Kids that are too young to fight back only want to be accepted and loved by the step parent.
Today there are tens of millions of blended families. . How much control should a stepparent have over a stepchild?. What do you do when your child hates your partner?
5 posts published by gyoung03 during March 2014. Our son hates that and so now that he has reached adulthood he views his dad as being beneath him and not worth his effort. . I became a parent at a young age, 18 years old.
You may be faced with a situation that you feel is just flat out impossible to repair- that either the step-kids, the step parent or parent is just out of control, and that nothing you say or do seems to be right.
I was a teenager, and that’s what teens are supposed to do (I will probably regret that statement in about 13 years).
I have been with my husband since his daughter was 16 months old and try to be a good stepparent without crossing any boundaries (I’ve never tried to take the place of her mother).
. iPad, soaking up those delicious rays, and actually finishing a book. I watched my beautiful niece, who is growing up entirely too fast, perform with her high school dance team in the Fourth of July parade like an actual, real, teenager.