Stepparents get a bad rap, particularly stepmothers. Yeah, it’s partially Disney’s fault, but perhaps Disney’s inspiration came from somewhere very real.
You have this new parental figure that is suddenly brought into your life, turning sh*t upside down. Yeah, maybe your new stepmom or stepdad is pretty cool, but it still doesn’t change the fact that things are different, and you need time to adjust.
But not all stepmothers and fathers are the same. Sometimes your parents meet someone their age, households combine, and your life turns into the Brady Bunch. Things change for the better, and eventually you’re just like, the more the merrier.
But sometimes your dad or mom marries someone much younger than them, and you’re just like WTF?!? Not only much younger than them, but someone your age, or worse, younger than you.
The following people have experienced or witnessed what it’s like when people of totally different ages get together, and how their families react. Sometimes it works out, and sometimes sh*t gets f*cked up.
These 23 people have hella young stepparents: