Step-parenting young adults

by Lori
(Michigan)

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.

Thanks!

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Dec 14, 2008
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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
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by: Anonymous

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

Oct 21, 2008
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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
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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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