When I married Vince, he already had two daughters from his first marriage, and they _______ _______ _______ _______ me. They _______ me being in their home, and either ignored me or were openly _______. The neighbours didn't help either -- nice enough ______ ______ ______ but not so complimentary behind my back. It was a ______ time, and ______ it put a strain on my relationship with Vince. Fortunately, he ______ _______ ______ ______ when the kids were difficult, and as time went by, things ______ _______ a bit. Now two years on ...
TOOK AN INSTANT DISLIKE TO; RESENTED; HOSTILE; TO MY FACE; TOUGH; INEVITABLY; STUCK UP FOR ME; SETTLED DOWN;