Re: Which do you find harder- being a stepmother or a single mother?
Like soul said-It does come down to the dynamics of the people involved.
I was a single mum when ex dh and I split-but we have always had a good relationship and this has continued despite both repartnering. I think the communication style between us has helped keep our daughter centred and us sane.
Being a fulltime stepmum for the past year completely did my head in and I couldn't continue so back to "singledom"again-although dp and I are still together(dating)
It really was because of BMs behaviour that did it for me-having to justify everything, having the "spies in the nest" syndrome going on-the ongoing onslaught of BM toooo much-life is too short and don't need that in my life and more importantly Miss 10's
I am happy to be a 'special" mummy from a distance now and relishing the one on one time with Miss 10 and also me time when she is at her dads
Life is simpler-I have more $$$$-just seem to budget better when I know its just my money coming into the household.
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