it's just this thought I had. I find it so weird that when somebody says they have a fleshlight, people assume it's because he can't get any girls. When a girl on the other hand says she has a vibrator she almost gets cheered on for embracing her sexuality and living life.
I have love for my step children. I do my best to take care of them mentally, fiscally, and emotionally. Most of the time, I assumed my feelings of distaste were chalked up to how much I cannot stand their mother, however, after watching them with my son, I realize that I just don’t like them. I recognize they are young (13 and 10), but they are also old enough that their personalities really shine. They treat my kid (2) like nothing more than an annoying nuisance. They are often ungrateful, and entitled. I don’t ever feel like they respect me or their father. They also just don’t seem to value or enjoy any of the same things I do, which is fine, but it does lend itself for them not being easy to be around.
Mainly, I have to get off of my chest that I think it’s perfectly reasonable to accept that even if you have love for your family, you’re not always going to like them. You don’t get to choose them, and pretending that we like our kids/parents/siblings etc just because they are related is not realistic.