Dealing with your ex dating again
So stepmoms, do your best to remove yourself from fights that aren’t yours. © 2012 Jenna Korf All Rights Reserved Looking for a private, judgement-free community where you receive support and ongoing coaching that will transform your family dynamics?
You decided to end a relationship that was not meeting your needs, was emotionally suffocating, deeply troubled (too many arguments and fights) or simply moving too fast in terms of the level of closeness or commitment you are comfortable with, and the next thing you know – your ex has completely cut you off. Should you fall for the “no contact” ploy and pursue someone who is acting like a sulking child who doesn’t know how to take “no” or “not now” for an answer?
You may not like that this is how they choose to move on, but respect their wish.
Before she knows it, she’s crossed a boundary she couldn’t see and mom is up in arms accusing her of overstepping and trying to take over. We’re the new kid on the block (even if we’ve been around for years). What your husband wants is to feel supported by you.Stepmoms usually start out innocently communicating with mom around things like schedules and logistics.If that goes well, she starts thinking “Great, mom is receptive to me.We often talk about stepmoms overdoing it and needing to step back from all their responsibilities; needing to take a break from taking care of everything and everyone.But sometimes it’s not the stepchildren they need to back off from.