How to Resolve Conflict in Blended Families
A newly blended family faces the challenge of merging personalities that are accustomed to their previous environments.
Whether you are becoming the step parent of one or more children, you must establish a solid relationship with each family member on an individual basis. Bringing adults and children with different perspectives together under a single roof requires an amount of understanding and compromise.
A breakdown in communication or unclear expectations can produce a stressful environment within the home and initiate conflict between family members