A guy willing to hook up with a chick that has children from a previous relationship. Some step-kids will love him and others will not. The step-kids real dad is either not in the picture or there was a split from the kid's mom for some reason. Dating can be difficult. Dating as a divorced mom can be even more difficult. Finding a partner that you love and who is also a good fit for your kids is a big job and easier said than done. So, what actually makes for a good stepdad? Here are the top 10 qualities of successful stepfathers that you should look out for. 27 Jun A Town of Fredonia couple face charges after police say a man sexually assaulted his stepdaughter.