Seattle Times: Are Ex-Stepchildren Still Considered Family?
The etiquette experts who answer the question for Seattle Times readers make a strong point: it is perfectly natural and understandable to want to continue to have a relationship with your step-kids even after your romantic relationship with their mother or father has ended. Even though the family is now separating, it was a family and you were probably an important adult in their lives for a number of years. If you want to keep contact with the children, let your wishes be heard, both by your former spouse and your Seattle divorce attorney.
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