You have found yourself in love and wanting to blend families with someone who has children with a former partner. Many people underestimate the challenges that can occur with blending families.
Proceeding with care, compassion, patience, sensitivity, and awareness is crucial not only for the overall health of the new family unit but also for the health and happiness of the family members, especially the children, whether biological or stepchildren of either parent.
There are many complexities with living in a stepfamily. If you are dealing with a stepchild who seemingly does not like the stepparent, the situation can feel very intense. It can destroy even the most loving, passionate, and committed relationship between two partners.
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