Parenting in itself is a hard task but parents do it lovingly. Now if parenting is tough try being a step parent and it is worse. People just assume that the step parent is always evil but even though some are, the rest have it really hard.
1. "No one tells you that being a stepparent will put your self-esteem to the ultimate test. The kids ignore you, no matter how nice you are to them. The majority of decisions in your life are being dictated by an ex-spouse and society automatically thinks of you as a home wrecker (even though you met your spouse years after his separation) -- how could the situation not mess with your self-esteem? Read The Full Post