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  1. Tired of being used.....

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    Ive been married for 21 months and Im ready to leave it all behind. We dated for 9 yr but ddnt marry because we both had other children from previous relationships and felt it would be easier to wait until the kids got older to marry. Although we had 3 children betwn 18-20, only my 20yr old...
  2. Married a woman with damaged children

    The Men's Clubhouse
    THE SETTING: Married with other people's children. I am 43, my wife is 49 with 2 children from 2 different men. We have no children together. Her older son, 27 now, and the father was never in the picture. He still lives at home. All tattooed up, even his fingers, no job, no school with a...
  3. Step Children, I'm at a loss....

    The Family & Parenting Forums
    My husband and I are at a loss. He has two children from his previous marriage and in the beginning there were just the normal transitional issues that you experience when you combined a family. Now for the past three months or so his oldest daughter has been doing everything in her power to...
  4. Frustrated stepfather

    General Relationship Discussion
    We were married last July, and she had a ten year old boy (now eleven years old). He was largely raised by my wife, a single mom, with "help" from her family, mostly the aunts and grandmother. The boy's father is no-where in the picture, except to send a present on the birthday and at Christmas...
  5. Does alcohl r drugs cause permanent damage?

    Relationships and Addiction
    We've been married 13 years - second marriage for both of us. I have two children; a 24 year old boy who lives away from home and 19 year old girl who still lives at home and attends university. He has an 18 year old daughter at boarding school. We married within 6 months of meeting and I then...
  6. Why is he like this? Shes my daughter (blood)

    The Family & Parenting Forums
    My husband and I have been together for 10 years. He came into a ready made family. My three children at the time were 9,4 and 5. My oldest moved out when she was 15 because we could not control her, so my mother decided to keep her and see if she could help out. Needless to say my daughter did...
  7. Adult children behaving badly

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    The luv of my life & I have been together for 9 years and will be married soon. I have no children and he has 3 adult children along with 4 grandchildren. I got along with them all until one day all of them got together and made an attack on me. It was TERRIBLE! It affected myself and my finacee...
  8. Starting over w/ stepchildren?

    General Relationship Discussion
    Hi- I'm new to this forum, and there is something really weighing on me right now. I'm almost 50 years old, and have been dating a wonderful lady that is almost 40. My two daughters are 17 and 20- the 20yo is out of the house, and the 17yo will be off to college next year (currently lives with...
  9. Step daughter problem close to xmas

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    My Stepdaughter. I think I have a very sad story to describe here but I need some advice…and I don’t know that is me if I’m doing the correct thing or if I’m way wrong…but I just want the best for my kids…I will describe what is going on for the last 10 years and you guys let me know what is...
  10. Husband is considering divorce over step-son's lies!

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    I truly need help. My husband is considering divorcing me over my step-son's lies. We have been married for over 6 years now, and have two children (2&5 yrs) together and he has two children (11&12 yrs) from a previous marriage, therefore I have 4 children. At least that is the way I saw things...
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