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23 Struggles Of Having A Stepfamily

Who are these people and why are they living in my house?!

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1. You find out your parent is dating someone new.

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2. And before you know it you have some new person living in your house. But they're not just any person... they're a stepparent.

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3. And they're nice... too nice.

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4. You hate it.

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5. They can give you a free car and for some stupid reason you'll still be like:

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6. You don't know what's wrong with you. Why can't you just accept this person?!

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7. You try to be a bigger person but you just stare at them over dinner in disgust.

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8. Suddenly you feel like a child again, disobeying everything your new stepparent tells you.

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9. But somehow they get the last laugh by being affectionate with your parent right in front of you.

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10. It could be worse... like if they have children. Because nothing is as good as stepsiblings... right?

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11. You get pushed to hang out with them.

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12. Your parent gets desperate and bribes you to be nice to your new stepfamily.

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13. But you realise it's because you now must share a room.

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14. You then notice your parent is being extremely nice to your stepsiblings and you get jealous.

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15. Really jealous.

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16. Whenever you go out as a group and people ask you if you’re a family, you’re quick to answer:

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17. Then something weird happens. You see a member of your stepfamily in trouble and you defend them without hesitation.

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18. You're starting to care for them. It scares you!

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19. You slowly begin to accept them into your life.

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20. Even if you're not related by blood, they're now your family.

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21. And you inevitably become friends with your stepsibling.

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22. Plus it's pretty nice to see your parent be happy with their new partner.

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23. Stepfamilies are actually pretty nice.

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