Throughout the centuries, as far as history goes, in every corner of the world, people always talked about how cruel a stepmother could be(think of stories like Cinderella and Bawang Putih-Bawang Merah).
Well, I think they have missed something.
They forgot that stepfathers, when necessary, could become even MORE evil than stepmothers could.
First they treated you really nicely, buying you candies, acting as if they are even better than your biological father. Then they married your mother and things started to went down hill... and he became this monstrous being, standing up high with these 'mysoginist' sign held up high behind their heads.