Family Interactions :
The happiness in your relationship is greatly influenced by how happy you are. And your personal happiness draws its strength from your home life.
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Add some fun
All families have fun together, but with a step-family it´s often hard to get ...
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It is inevitable that members of the stepfamily will compare each other against ...
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Build the Trust
Relationships rely on trust, and with a step-family you have to build that ...
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Build Traditions Together
Members of a stepfamily start out coming from different "lives", and have ...
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Get to know the friends/family
Think of it as an exam to study for. If you have to stop and ask "Who?" when ...
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Give each other space
No relationship works well right from the start, and each person needs space in ...
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Give it Time
Stepfamilies normally do not instantly "gel" overnight - a period of time needs ...
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Keep rules fair but not necessarily equal
There is often a tendency with step-households to try to equalize rules ...
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Find special one-on-one time with each person in the stepfamily, doing ...
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The Starting Point
Stepfamilies do not begin like traditional marriages do - in order to have a ...
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The Wicked Stepmother image
Unfortunately, literature is chock-full of the wicked stepmother image. ...
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