We’ve all read the statistics that second marriages have a higher divorce rate than first marriages. I believe one of the key reasons for that is the struggle of blending families.
For children whose biological parents are not together, the introduction of a new person may create what we call a loyalty bind. “How do I accept the new man in Mom’s life without betraying my Dad?”
Here are some suggestions for how to introduce a new partner to your children in a way that sets a foundation for success – for everyone involved. [Read more…]