You all have been a great help so far about my husband slapping me and I thank you for that. NOW I am having a huge issue with his son (my step-son) he is 11 and we get him every other week and weekend. So half the time. I have out down a lot of rules which he is not used to because he used to get away with everything when it was just him and his dad. He does not me that much since he feels I took his dad away and all that which I understand. I have tried everything with him, talked to him, played games, spent time with him. He will not give me the time of day. Anyways, he came home yesterday from his moms and said his mom and her husband fight all the time and it is getting really bad. He said they fought for HOURS over a cheeseburger and it got out of hand. I think he may be exhagerating a bit to get attention from his dad and to put a wedge between his dad and I. It worked cause his dad babied him and ignored me. Am I going overboard here. I think this kid will try anything.