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How do you relate to a step-child that doesn't accept you? Give them space, time and love. Don't expect them to respond favourably to you immediately. They need time to find where they fit into your life and vice versa. They also need to work out where their real father now fits in to their picture of the world. Talk to them and encourage them to accept you. You don't have pretend to be their real father to be their real dad.