Learn All You Can About Stepfamily Living
Nearly twenty years of counseling, coaching, and training blended families has revealed to me this secret of successful blended family couples: They work harder at getting smarter about stepfamily living. Getting smarter means learning all you can about how stepfamilies operate best and why they have a two-thirds divorce rate.
You may know how to drive a car, but driving in snow and icy conditions requires a different knowledge and skill set.
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Nearly all blended families have inclement weather to manage as they drive (especially in the first few years), so adopt the attitude of a learner.
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