Blending Your StepFamily 30: Telling Your Kids You’re Divorcing

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[display_podcast]When it comes to telling kids about the divorce, many parents freeze up.  It’s not easy to tell your child you are getting divorced and that one of their parents will not be in the home any longer.  You may already be a mess yourself and facing the task of telling your children that their family will be different now seems huge and in fact it is.So before you sit your kids down, think about what you want to say to them.  If you think they may ask difficult questions, thin … [Read more...]

Blending Your StepFamily 23: The Love/Respect Cycle

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[display_podcast]On a scale of 1-10, with one being low and ten high, how would you rate your relationship with your spouse?  Is it what you imagined when you married?  Aside from the normal ups and downs, would you say you have a great relationship, average or it’s just not what you had hoped for?  If it’s not what you want right now, that can change.  You may be caught in the love, respect cycle.  Let me start with a story.Susie and Warren were at it again.  This time the blow up happen … [Read more...]


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