Building a relationship with stepchildren, give them the lead.

While you should expect a certain amount of basic courtesy and respect, let the step child have the lead in how the relationship develops. Remain open, honest and interested but don't push. They will let you know what they are comfortable with and will likely respect you more for taking their feelings into consideration.

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