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Old 02-12-2003, 04:26 AM
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Step son troubles.

You didn't mention the child's age, but I think some kids are just naturally wilder then others and have to experience some hard knocks on their own to mature. If we jump in and save them, they rely on us to help them out of all their jams. I think I was fairly rebellious. I had to handle it on my own and I think it made me grow up faster. I turned out to be a compassionate adult, and I think I "over-helped" my daughter. After you make your wishes known, and a child refuses to follow your wishes, let them experience some defeat. It is all part of growing up.
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