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2 Youngsters I can't control.
3 yr old SS crying all the time!
A bio-mom worried about new stepmom in her daughter's life- can we help?
About ready to throw in the towel!
About to become a step parent and am terrified!
Bio mom badmouthing me to my stepson & he repeats to me & my kids.
Bio-mom back & I'm hurt by her impact-what can I do?
Bio-mom doesn't want me present at any of my skids school events.
Bio-mom is online stalking & has issues w/ pictures of skids.
Bio-mom physically assaulted me & telling skids it was the other way around?
Bio-mom used me, I drew a line, she’s angry--now what?
BM doesn't want her kids, then does-what's going on?
Clarifying Mission Statement for SMOMS-revised
Dealing w/ bio-mom who doesn't want to get along with me?
Dealing w/ Deceased Bio Mom's Extended Family
Dealing with SD at my young age
DH finds out he has a daughter-I feel terrible
DH sets no Boundaries for SD20-what to do?
DH w/3 bio-kids not trying to bond w/ my 2 bio kids.
Do I love my ss? I don't know.
Does the BB help or hurt with issues?
Don't know where I went wrong
Ever Feel Like Leaving?
FDH feels guilty about leaving BM & allows her to excessively call/text/email him.
Feeling like invisible parent to stepson- help!
Feeling like the enemy in my own house: Teen SD
Feeling resentment towards my SS & can't connect
From BB- A Ritual for you & your beloved
From BB: Self-awareness can hurt...why is that?
Help w/situation that dad, biomom & skid all agree on but I don’t feel is best
Holiday traditions? Some ideas from sister SMOMS
How can I find the right balance & Boundaries?
How can I handle my SD8 who loves negative attention?
How do I cope w/DH's need for perfect family when I'm more realistic about it?
How do I deal with a lying SD, her bio-mom & the ex-step mom?
How do I deal with all the hurt and anger?
How do I help her understand that chores and rules don't mean that I don’t love her?
How do I stop SD from lying to me, DH, BM, and BM's boyfriend?
How to accept bio-mom's "bad" choices?
How to deal w/ unkind skids, ex-wife, MIL costing me my relationship?
how to deal w/SD choosing bio-mom for school play?
How to handle bio-mom who keeps asking for more $$$?
How to handle it when skids away Christmas Day?
How to help ss, when BM encourages him to lie?
How to help when bio-mom returns
How to let go of the single life I thought I saw going to live versus being SMOM?
How to make transition easier for skids?
how to step back in after stepping out?
Husband still feels guilty, his kids in their 30’s
I am frustrated with my skids 99% of the time...help!
I feel jealous of DH's ex & unheard by DH-Help!
I feel left out & sort of invisible w/ grown SD’s
I really love my FDH, but really wish his daughter didn't exist?
I want a better relationship w/ teen stepson
I want a Closer relationship w/ stepdaughter
I want my bed back
I would like to know how to change my attitude towards my new inherited family
I'm at the end of my tether... Stepchildren don't seem to like me.
If you're in the mood for SMOMS Pep Talk-read this!
Invested so much love, time, energy & $$...seems it's never enough
It's too much work- I need help from DH & Family!
Jealous of sister-in-law & Skids-what can I do?
Just jealous or maybe time to leave?
Local support stepmom groups???
My DH doesn't understand why my feelings are hurt
My husband stays at his mothers when he has his daughter for the night.
Need better coping skills but..how to do so…
Not a step mom yet but need some guidance
Open for your Questions in March 2015
Right now, I HATE being a Stepmom!!!
Self-Pity-it's an emotional numbing,energy draining tactic
Someone to talk to when things come up or whenever?
SS5 keeps throwing his BM in my face! Help!
Struggling w/ a jealous stepdaughter
Stubborn DH and sexually active teenage SS
teenage step daughter & car...Ugh!
the problem is my partner...why is he fighting my efforts?
Transitions and Coparenting Struggles
Trouble coping w/BF's newborn & ex.
Venting Guidelines- A Requested approach
What are reasonable expectations?
What are these letters?
What boundaries do I need to set with husband and sd?
What can we do about the rage! I "Lost it" last night. Help!
What to do about disrespectful 20 yr/old SS
What to do when Bio mom starts turning step daughter against me?
what to do when step child stops saying I love you?
When bio-mom sends stuff from life w/your DH?
When BM causes drama, how to prevent that impacting my relationship w/ the skids?
When to call it quits? What to do?
When winning more important to bio-mom than getting along
Why do things Skid's say bother me so & what to do?-Updated!
Why does it bother me that my skids don't recognize how much their father does for th
Why does my ss's rudeness bother me so?
Why does my stepson Idolize his bio-mom????
Why don't I matter in the family?
Why so jealous? What about irrational fears?
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