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step brother or half brother

Posted by on Jan. 26, 2013 at 8:32 PM
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Ok my husband has a son who is 18 my kids call him their step brother. I say hes their half brother is there a difference haha

by on Jan. 26, 2013 at 8:32 PM
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Butterfly1108
by Silver Member on Jan. 26, 2013 at 8:34 PM

If their dad is the same as his dad...he is their brother or half but I think brother sounds better.

Or they can throw in (different moms).

Anonymous
by Anonymous on Jan. 26, 2013 at 8:35 PM

A step brother would be there brother by marriage a half brother would be one that shared at least one biological parent.

AO-88
by on Jan. 26, 2013 at 8:36 PM
This.


Quoting Anonymous:

A step brother would be there brother by marriage a half brother would be one that shared at least one biological parent.


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Armywifeholcomb
by Silver Member on Jan. 26, 2013 at 8:36 PM
Half is sharing a parent.
Step is when you each have kid(s) and marry.
If your DH is their dad too it's half.
Mine all say their brother and sisters. Doesn't matter if its half or step
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Anonymous
by Anonymous on Jan. 26, 2013 at 8:37 PM
Do you really not know the difference?
Pooobaihr
by Platinum Member on Jan. 26, 2013 at 8:38 PM
Half brother if your kids share the same father as the 18yr old.

Step brother if he is not blood related.
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cmabbott
by Silver Member on Jan. 26, 2013 at 8:38 PM

Are they your DH's kids?  Then they'd be half.  If not then they're step.

brittanyjenean
by Gold Member on Jan. 26, 2013 at 8:39 PM
Considering my siblings are all half (we have a common parent - in my case, our mother.) Step siblings are non-blood related and therefore our only related by marriage. However, there are some who consider their step-siblings as a brother or sister depending on how well they get along.
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tiredmom29
by Member on Jan. 26, 2013 at 8:39 PM

Thanks thats how I thought it was haha They all have the same father of course not same mother. Yep they are def all brothers and a sister I dont like any of those terms we are all family

CeeGee81
by CanadaGirl on Jan. 26, 2013 at 8:40 PM

He is their stepbrother.  In order to be a half sibling you must biologically share one parent.

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