By including your children in wedding planning, you can deepen trust, bonding and togetherness, even before you get married.
Ron L. Deal is a bestselling author, licensed marriage & family therapist, podcaster, and popular conference speaker who conducts “laugh and learn” marriage and family seminars and professional training around the country. He specializes in both marriage enrichment and stepfamily education. Visit his site.
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