Join Date: May 2005
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. Two teenagers who own prolific floordrobes..[/quote]
Knew a lovely italian lady whose solution to this was a couple of black bags the day before bin day, put all in the sacks when owners were out and hid them in a friends garage. Kept them there for a week , telling them they really would go in the bin next time, she only had to put one thing of theirs in the bin for lesson to be learned.
For the OP, this is a teenage power struggle, I don't say take her with you every time, but do take her some of the time, your choice when not hers.
As said before all part of growing up, and female hormones do not help.
Don't think she is a spoiled brat, just a normal teenager, one way to look at it is this
You are stepdad, she must be VERY secure in her relationship with you and her mum to be brave enough to behave this way in such a confined space.
You are both doing a good Job, keep it up.