What do you do if stepchild doesn't like you?

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What do you do if stepchild doesn't like you?
Mon, 03-18-2013 - 4:09pm

I ran across this article in the Huffington Post and thought that it had some good suggestions on how to handle the situation when your SK doesn't like you:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/susan-stiffelman/my-stepdaughter-wants-nothing-to-do-with-me_b_2898629.html?utm_hp_ref=parents&ir=Parents

I liked the suggestion to give your SK the chance to be heard on what would make her feel more at home or comfortable in the family.  I am curious if that would open a can of worms if the SK has a lot of anger about the situation.  It's still probably better to get it out in the open though, and for the parent/stepparent to realize where the reaction is coming from.  

What do you think of the advice that was given?  Did you agree or disagree with any of it?