Dear Alison, I feel a shadow of my former self, I want to disappear in my own house.

My stepchildren, ages 16 and 17, are incredibly rude to me, even though I had nothing to do with their parents’ divorce. I met their father two years later and nine months after that, we moved in together. They barely say hi or look at me. I handle it by ..Continue Reading

Does your step-child have ADHD?

There is a high percentage of ADHD diagnosis in children who have been involved in divorce. If you are a step-parent it is much more likely that your step-child will have some form of ADHD diagnosis. Children are not menyally or emotionall mature to handle their parents divorce.  So it ..Continue Reading