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8 Ways to Overcome Anger and Resentment in Your Stepfamily

Written by Susan Swanson on . Posted in Relationships, Remarriage, Stepdad, Stepmom, Stepparents

As much as we don’t want them to be there, anger and resentment are common in stepfamilies. It’s easy for a stepparent to become angry that their partner’s ex isn’t holding up their end of their responsibilities, or angry that their partner doesn’t notice how much they are doing.

And it’s easy for a stepparent to become resentful about running an entire household while helping raise another person’s children or feeling like they are being taken for granted.