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Mom by Default

You’re not the kind of woman who ever dreamed about being a mom. When you got married, your spouse’s child lived with their mom and visited occasionally. And that was just fine by you. But wait, here comes trouble. Literally. The kid has grown and become a handful, and mom has passed junior along to your husband (and, therefore, to you too) to parent fulltime. What do you do? You could let your resentment and unhappiness fester, or you can take control of the situation and make the best out of it. Read this story at iVillage and then let us know what you think. Has this happened to you?

Posted: 2/5/08