Blended Family Challenges: Should a stepdad feel guilty about resenting having to support his step kids? So, you are in a blended family. You have married a woman who had kids with another man. You married her knowing full well that the kids were a part of the package. And you perfectly love those kids … Continue reading “The Blended Family Chronicles Part I: You Resent Having to Support and Raise the Other Man’s Kids”
What can you do when your stepkids are trying to destroy your marriage It happens. Sometimes, the step kids are just evil. There is no other way to put it. They are like little demonic spawn and their sole role on the Earth is to destroy your marriage to their mother or father. Blended families … Continue reading “Help! My Step Kids Are Ruining My Marriage!”
Something is icky about this notion, I think. But maybe I am being too prudish, who knows?
Blended families are increasing all over the country and world as people divorce, remarry and pull their children along for the ride. In the US, blended families account for about 18 percent of families with children according to the Census Bureau: Overall, 16 percent of children lived with a stepparent, stepsibling or half sibling. Thirteen … Continue reading “Step Families and Blended Families Have Special Challenges to Overcome”