I was a widower with 3 children and married a perfect woman with 6 children. We sat all the children down and told them they were Heavenly Father's children. How they came to us wasn't as important as how we all understood our role. Our role was to do our best so that when we met with Him, we could say we did our best. We would not always be perfect, but we could try and love each other and help each other do what we could to get back to Him and be the finest, best people we can be.
Sometimes we get so wound up with the biological thing, we miss the boat. But the understanding that we are His children helped us immensely.
I felt the counsel given here was good sound advice. A situation like this is difficult, but can be managed as the father gets more involved with meeting the needs of this special daughter, and the step mom continues to show mercy and compassion in the relationship. True charity and much personal revelation by righteous parents can help this young woman find the peace and security she is seeking.
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