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Affairs in Family History

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http://itv.powertochange.com.s3.amazonaws.com/FamilyLife/FL_CarderQ9-iTV_Mobile.mp4 Dave Carder addresses this issue: Both of our dads had affairs. When we started dating, we felt drawn to each other because of this. After a recent scare in our own marriage, my wife [...]

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Second Half Stepfamilies

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Most people are very surprised to learn that adult stepfamilies (those that are formed in the second-half of life and include adult stepchildren) have just as many transitions as stepfamilies with younger children. Some of the [...]

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How To Cook a Stepfamily: Part Three

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Previously, we looked at 5 different stepfamily parenting styles and introduced the crockpot method.  Today we finish off the series with some practical ideas for family activities that can help with stepfamily integration. [...]

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How To Cook a Stepfamily: Part Two

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Whether we realize it or not, stepfamilies likely assume a specific integration style. By that, I mean a set of assumptions about how a stepfamily 'ought' to come together. I like to use cooking as [...]

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How To Cook a Stepfamily

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Whether we realize it or not, stepfamilies likely assume a specific integration style. By that, I mean a set of assumptions about how a stepfamily 'ought' to come together. I like to use cooking as [...]

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Helping Stepchildren Cope with Dual Citizenship

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Most stepchildren live in two countries; that is, they hold citizenship in two homes and are invested in the quality of life found in both. Parents should do everything they can to help children thrive [...]

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How to Deal With a Destructive Parent: Part Two

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Read part one of this series. I’ll never forget receiving a call from a woman I’ll call Carrie. She had recently remarried and needed some marital counseling. But what caught me off guard was the [...]

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