Nightmare Step-Son Poisons Step-Dad's Plants, Doesn't Expect A Punishment
Being a step-parent can be very difficult. Depending on how old the child is, it may take them a long time to warm up to you. Also, you can't ignore the fact that your relationship with them will really play a large role in your relationship with your partner. The two of you are probably some of the most important people in their life, so it would make things a lot easier for them if you have a positive relationship, but hey, life isn't a movie, and some kids are just plain evil.