Better Health Channel - Stepfamilies
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Many divorced or separated people in Australia form new relationships within five years, making stepfamilies one of the most common types of family unit.
Establishing a stepfamily or ‘blended’ family can be challenging, but the challenges depend on the people involved and their circumstances. Generally, there are advantages and disadvantages to stepfamilies.
Patience, respect, commitment and time are necessary to overcome any hurdles.
It is important not to blame a child if they are causing problems or feeling angry, sad or resentful. Instead, they need your understanding.
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