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For example, tetherball, a game you never thought you would play, you might be playing it every night.

Fun and excitement will change from grown up fun to kid fun.

Here is Scott’s guest post that gives us a glance at the transition from single guy to married guy with step kids, and all the wonderful things that can happen if you are open-minded, have insight into what the kids are going through, and just give it time. But if you keep in mind what the kids went through, you will have a better understanding and be a great step parent.

Step Parenting – From Frustration to Love by Scott Trick Almost a year ago I went from being single to married with two step kids. Frustration One of the frustrations a step parent can experience is the fact that the step child does not know how to act in public with his or her new step parent.

Her so called husband has already married another woman and that is the reason for the divorce.

He abuses her constantly and the marriage was also by force and deceit.

As with anything new, practice is needed or in this case just feeling comfortable with this new situation.

After time, the child will feel more and more comfortable and frustration will lessen.

All it takes is for one of them to be a bad influence and you have trouble. I'm 31, and i'm dating a woman who just turned 39 and has 2 kids (4 and 6).