Answer by Bobbysgurl at 12:52 PM on Jan. 18, 2011
Answer by khf22 at 12:17 PM on Jan. 18, 2011
I have a great step mom and a not so good step dad, here is the difference......
from the get go my dad and step mom viewed the family as their family... not his kids and her kids. They understood that OUR world had been ripped apart at the seams and we had no control over any of the chaos in our lives... they remained the adults and dealt with our bad teenage behavior out of love... understanding that we were all still very upset that our parents got a divorce and remarried.
My mom and step-dad always and even to this day (20+ years later) have the attitude of your child and my child. They expected us to just go with the flow and be happy for them and they would chew us out for getting up set. They were very self centered on THIER happiness and would even say things to us about how they just got married and needed time alone.
Answer by Anonymous at 12:19 PM on Jan. 18, 2011
I have to whole hearted disagree with anon. If you let a child think you are there ONLY for the father than you are already headed down a horrid path that will last way into the child's adult life. anon sounds like a scored bm.
I am NOT an advocate of divorce and remarriage... I am the child of divorce. And I can tell you first hand that would be a terrible thing to do to a child.
Answer by sahlady at 12:28 PM on Jan. 18, 2011
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