"You may be her stepmother soon, who knows?" Suddenly it all became clear. Stepmother. There is an adorable six-year-old girl out there who needs a mom. I have been pretty selfish the past few weeks. I knew I was playing with fire, but I loved the attention and compliments. We were unlikely to ever meet, let alone get together, so it was easy to flirt with danger. I forgot the real people on the other end that would be hurt by me, including a little girl.