August Learn how and when to remove this template message. Stepfathers have been shown to abuse female stepchildren more than males. These relationships can be extremely complex, especially in circumstances where each "stepspouse" may bring children of their own to the home or in households where children are expected to actively participate in each of the newly created families of both birth parents. Categories : Family Stepfamily Adoption, fostering, orphan care and displacement. However, parents who are close with their ex-spouse tend to make their new spouse insecure and anxious. Unmarried couples today may also find social recognition locally through community consensus. Grandparent Grandchild Aunt Uncle Niece and nephew.
Arden. Age: 30.
The biological parents and, where applicable, adoptive parents hold that privilege and responsibility.
Elise. Age: 26.