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Stepfamilies: Managing Conflicted Loyalty

2016-08-18T19:48:35-07:00By |Categories: Featured, Step Family Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Read part one of this series: Stepfamilies: The Loyalty Tug-of-War Read part one of this series: Stepfamilies: The Loyalty Burden of Care   Loyalty conflicts can’t be completely eliminated, but they can be managed. Here’s [...]

Stepfamilies: The Loyalty Burden of Care

2017-02-03T11:17:35-08:00By |Categories: Featured, Step Family Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Read part one of this series: Stepfamilies: The Loyalty Tug-of-War In addition to troublesome emotions, what is most problematic in the loyalty tug-of-war is the perceived burden to take care of someone. One 5-year-old innocently [...]

Stepfamilies: The Loyalty Tug-of-War

2016-03-29T13:56:09-07:00By |Categories: Featured, Step Family Parenting|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

To understand the behaviour of children in stepfamilies (including adult stepchildren), we must understand loyalty and the natural tug-of-war it creates. Step-children often feel caught between their biological parents. Cameron’s mom has been asking him [...]