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Stepparents: Coping with the Weekend | Smart Stepfamilies

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By Karon Goodman. One issue that causes continuing problems for many stepparents is the every-other-weekend visit of stepchildren. Perhaps you know those ...

Do You Feel Like an Outsider With Your Stepchildren? - FamilyLife

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It also nurtures the bruised hearts of stepchildren who have lost their family, ... Some of what you are coping with isn't fair, and you didn't bring it on yourself.

'You Don't Have to Love Your Stepchildren,' Says An Expert, 'Just Be ...

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Apr 3, 1978 ... Between 15 and 18 million stepchildren, with 20 to 25 million ... Usually with some positive anticipation and a great deal of suspicion. This new ...

Step-Parenting and Blended Families: How To Bond with ...

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Get tips for easing the transition, bonding with stepchildren, and dealing with common ... How to Bond with Stepchildren and Deal with Stepfamily Issues.

"You Knew It Was A Package Deal" - Huffington Post

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Mar 27, 2013 ... But for many stepmothers, whether it happened right after they said, “I do” or when their darling stepchild turned into a resentful teenager, ...

How do you handle difficult step-children? - Circle of Moms

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Evolve a way to deal with them that works often for your unique stepfamily. ... A stepparent who resents a stepchild talking disrespectfully to a biological parent ...

What to Do When Stepkids Disrespect You | Empowering Parents

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Many parents in blended families have stepchildren that don't respect them. ... It's not that you shouldn't feel things—it's the way you deal with the things you feel ...

Dealing with adult stepchildren requires strategy, distance, perspective

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Jul 6, 2007 ... Are you stressed over quarreling with your adult stepchildren? ... It's never easy to cope with your mate's children. However, clashing too much ...

Avoiding the step-parent trap - Telegraph

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Sep 19, 2005 ... The step-parent and stepchildren stare at each other across the no-man's land of their ... I developed a system for coping with dislike. Drawing ...

When You Don't Love Your Step Children | POPSUGAR Moms

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Jun 15, 2012 ... Like many Circle of Mom members who are step moms, Bianca N. has a dirty little secret: “It's been a tough ride with my husband's kids,” she ...

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I love him, but not his kids | Life and style | The Guardian

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Mar 10, 2007 ... Another asks for advice on how to deal with a teenage stepdaughter who "can't even stand to hear my name being mentioned". Another ...

Dealing with Feelings of Resentment as a Stepparent

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Mar 18, 2016 ... Coping with Ungrateful Stepchildren. Kids often take it for granted that their needs will be met. Young children, especially, are inclined to simply ...

I wish my stepchildren would go away - Salon.com

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Dec 1, 2005 ... So while I would rather not have them in my home I also know that I cannot send them away: I must deal with this somehow. I just don't know ...