21 Things Only Kids Who Have Grown Up In A Stepfamily Will Understand
"What am I even supposed to call you?"
Your mum or dad starts hanging out with someone new.
You're sat down for "a chat" and your thoughts and fears are confirmed....
...THEY HAVE A PARTNER!!
Visits increase from day trips to overnight stays.
At first, you're dismissive...
...and they're awkward to be around.
But because you're a nice person, you decide to give them a chance.
Soon enough, you start to see what they're really like.
And it turns out they aren't that bad, and you give them your seal of approval.
Just as you're getting to like them they reveal THEY have kids.
Meanwhile, you're still trying to work out WTF to call this person.
Before you know it there's a meeting of the two sides.
Your parents automatically assume you'll get along.
But over time, you realise you have more in common.
After a while you begin to worry your real mum and dad might like them more.
You realise your time is spread between so many people.
Then you start to meet the EXTENDED family...
...and you realise you've underestimated how many people could be in one family.
But they accept you with open arms.
Before you know it your small family has grown...
...and you wonder what you ever did without them.
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