One of my boys has been married for 3 years to a nice woman who had 4 kids from a previous marriage. Her husband died and she and my boy got married and he took on the task of raising her kids as his own...Thing is he has 2 kids from a previous marriage and he has weekend custody of his kids and has had it for 6 years. His wife knew all this going in to the marriage and welcomed it. As soon as they got married she changed...she told her husband that they shouldn't come over as much because she feels her kids feel slighted seeing that they haven't had a father for sometime and might feel threatened. Of course he was livid and told her that his kids which were in the picture well before they were will always have his unlimited love and time. She felt her request was valid. He told her he bent over backwards to make her kids feel welcomed...he has a three bedroom house in which his kids each had their own room, but when he got remarried he gave those rooms to his stepkids, and turned his office into a bedroom for his kids...He has a fund setup for his kids for college as well as a hefty insurance policy for his kids...His wife wants him to adopt her kids...and split the insurance among the 6 kids....I told him to get some counseling cause it looks like she wants to cut out his kids altogether and get everything for her kids.....Sounds like a selfish and spoiled girl to me.....But I wanted to know have you heard of similar instances where a wife wants to deny her step children and keep them from the benefits of having their father?