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Researchers Debunk “Evil Stepmother” Myth In New Study

blended family is much different.A new study reveals that stepchildren don’t experience any more negative outcomes than their peers from single-parent households. It also found that stepchildren tend to experience better results than their half-siblings, disproving the wicked stepparent theory.

One hundred thirteen million Americans have some step-relationship, so this comes as welcome news.East Carolina University anthropologist Ryan Schacht and researchers from the University of Utah led the study. They titled it ”Was Cinderella just a fairy tale? Survival differences between stepchildren and their half-siblings.” It’s been published in the May edition of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B.The study aims to disprove the

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