Why Do Step Parents Hate Stepchildren? (3 Reasons Explained)

We’ll be answering the question, “Why Do Step Parents Hate Stepchildren?”

It was an interesting statistic that showed me the reality of the world we live in today.

16% of the families live in a blended family.

Although that’s a seemingly low stat number, it’s still a well known “anamoly” that should be represented.

Why Do Step Parents Hate Stepchildren?

Step parents can find themselves hating their stepchildren because of insecurity, jealousy, depression, or even unmet expectations.

(The 5 Signs Of) Jealousy

  • Low Self Esteem
  • Poor Self Image
  • Forced Comparison
  • Fear of Losing Love
  • Fear of Losing Work


Unmet Expectations

Final Thoughts

These points alone should give you plenty of understanding of the dynamic applying to this type of family. These are the typical reason step parents would hate their stepchildren, Jealousy, Depression, Unmet Expectations are the most likely. Use this and use it towards someone to be a better influence on their situation.

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