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It is important to allow for past experiences as much as possible. For example, children who were exposed to violence in their original family may take a long time to be able to really trust a new step-parent. This has nothing to do with the step-parent, but is a legacy of the past. It is [...]
Relationships Australia runs courses that deal with issues such as living in a blended family. Find out about the Family Skills – Parenting Courses in your state or territory. If you are unsure whether to proceed with re-marriage or setting up a household together, or if you are finding things heavy-going after you have taken [...]
I can hear quite a few stepparents breath a sigh of relief. The guilt has been lifted. Sometimes stepparents simply cannot make such love happen. When this happens, we want to at least focus on treating our stepchildren with understanding, empathy, consideration and respect, even when they don’t treat us that way. http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20120309/entlife/703099756/ Even though [...]