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  1. Think It's Over But Don't Know

    General Relationship Discussion
    Problem: My adult step children want nothing to do with me. :( Short version: My wife and I have been married for 15 years. First marriage for me and second for her. I have two step daughters that lived with us from 13 to 22. One was okay with the new arrangement and one was, well, trouble...
  2. MY Kids of Wife?

    The Men's Clubhouse
    I have reached to a point that I don't know what to do, 8 years ago my wife passed away as she was diagnosed with cancer. I was left with 3 boys to take care of 7, 9 and 13, it was a terrible disaster for me and them and I was in a shocking situation and was lost but I had to manage and stand up...
  3. Adult kids and ex step father-QUestion

    Life After Divorce
    Was married to my 2nd husband for 20 years, my kids lived with us, his boys visited every other weekend. All kids are now grown, with kids of their own. Problem- My ex (who was my daughter's step father) now creates stress and conflict any/every time a special occasion for the kids or grandkids...
  4. Sophie's Choice II-The Stepfamily from Hell Saga

    Considering Divorce or Separation
    I have always been a decisive person, but then with most decisions I have been faced with in my life, was usually pretty clear even if not easy. Not so this time. This situation is sort of baffling and my instincts aren't coming through for me like they always have. I brought 3 teen/tween...
  5. Husband Wants Me Back;Forced Me to Choose Between Him & Son from Prior Marriage

    The Family & Parenting Forums
    My husband of 10 years gave me a choice between him & my 19 year old son. My son lived with us until he was in 9th grade & then went to live w/his dad per our divorce agreement, however he was at my house 3 weekends a month & on school breaks. At 19 he got a new job close to our home & too far...