Step-parenting young adults

by Lori

I have 3 children:-17 (high school senior), 19 & 21-all still in the home (going to college & working). I have been married to my husband for 2 years now and we are really running into some issues. We have totally different styles of parenting and this is causing some conflict.

I tend to be more laid-back and he can be very strict. Any ideas, info anyone has would be appreciated. I have tried step-parenting books, but they mostly deal with younger children or older ones who are out on their own.


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Dec 14, 2008
Step Parenting Advice
by: Laura Ramirez

I suggest that you read my article on step parenting advice and how to create a happy blended family.

Thanks for being caring enough to ask and I hope the article helps you and your blended family.

Oct 27, 2008
by: Anonymous

get a divorce. it will only drain your patience and make you wish you never got married.

Oct 21, 2008
Tough Love Works
by: Enoch Hagans

You cannot be your child's friend because sooner or later you will have to correct their short-comings. As parents, it is our duty to steer our children clear of dangers and mistakes that we made as young adults
Our children are too important for us to just let them go off in any direction that they want.

Enoch Hagans

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