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Surviving Divorce, Fourth Edition by Terry Hillman, Pamela Weintraub

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CHAPTER28

Redefining the Family

In This Chapter

  • Helping your children adjust to a stepparent
  • Understanding the stepparent’s perspective
  • Creating a harmonious blended family

Living in two homes is the norm for children whose parents are divorced. Sometimes, one or both parents will remarry. It’s not uncommon for a parent to marry someone who already has children. In time, the couple might have their own child. When parents divorce, get remarried, and then start new families, it has a profound impact on the children. At a minimum, everyone involved will have to adjust to the new environment.

In the best of all worlds, the two families will be ...

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