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Are step siblings allowed to sleep in the same room?

I have a step son and a step daughter and a two bedroom apartment. My daughter lives with us fulltime so she has the 2nd room.

We have a bunkbed in there and room for one more bed but don't know if it is legal to have them cohabitate in one room when they stay the weekend.

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MrsSpidey

Asked by MrsSpidey at 8:31 AM on Jun. 5, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • Depends on.their ages? How old are the kids?
    SassySue123

    Answer by SassySue123 at 8:38 AM on Jun. 5, 2011

  • My daughter is 16, stepson is 16 and stepdaughter is 11.
    MrsSpidey

    Comment by MrsSpidey (original poster) at 8:44 AM on Jun. 5, 2011

  • Then no, let him stay in the living room if its only for the weekend. Let the girls share a room, if its okay with your dd. Remember its her room & her private space.
    SassySue123

    Answer by SassySue123 at 8:50 AM on Jun. 5, 2011

  • That is what we have been doing, so we shall continue on with it! :)
    MrsSpidey

    Comment by MrsSpidey (original poster) at 8:58 AM on Jun. 5, 2011

  • I shared a room w my step brother until we were about 9 or 10. We are the same age. I think 16 is too old to have them sleep in the sane room.
    bloomsr

    Answer by bloomsr at 8:59 AM on Jun. 5, 2011

  • sb should stay in the living room
    smiley745

    Answer by smiley745 at 9:23 AM on Jun. 5, 2011

  • I had no idea this kind of things might be against the law. I get such an education here at CM.
    meooma

    Answer by meooma at 9:27 AM on Jun. 5, 2011

  • Id be leary with the boy myself and possible drama that could come from that. I am a biomom so I am just saying I know I would probably not like that idea. The girls I wouldnt see a problem with it.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 9:29 AM on Jun. 5, 2011

  • Hell no!!!!, You CAN NOT have a 16 year old girl with a 16 year old boy who are not related. Have the 2 girls share or something, IDK what to do about the SS though
    JLS2388

    Answer by JLS2388 at 10:42 AM on Jun. 5, 2011

  • It sounds like you need to just have the SK during the day or get a bigger place. 1. you don't have room for 5 people in a 2 bedroom place and 2. the 2 16 year olds should NOT be sharing but on the other hand, most areas require that each child have a BED. Also, how does your DD feel about sharing her room? I mean, it is HER room.........
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:45 AM on Jun. 5, 2011

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