When you must decide between siding with your child or your spouse in a blended family, choose your spouse.
Three ways I’ve helped my stepfamily grieve the deaths of both previous spouses.
Divorce rates aren’t really as bad as the academics were implying.
A new marriage requires learning different forms of affection, communication, traditions, and expectations.
Sex is an important part of remarriage, but a healthy sexual relationship doesn’t necessarily result in a healthy marriage.
Your children will benefit when you make a strong commitment to your new spouse.
Challenges every single parent should consider before deciding to remarry.
A regular dose of fun, relaxing time together is a key part of a dynamic, fulfilling marriage relationship.
Strong couples feel close to one another because they know what to do to make that happen.
Despite doing all the right things in seemingly right circumstances, Rob and Rhonda Bugh struggled to make their remarriage work.
The simple events of everyday life can create hurt feelings and anger that send blended families down the road to isolation.
When you combine the practical challenges of money management with the complications of stepfamily living, money issues become volatile.
If you haven’t dealt with your previous marriage, it’s never too late. Taking the time to heal may be the most important thing you do for your second marriage.
Discover your relational strengths and identify areas where you can grow in your marriage relationship.
Kyle and Jamie Soucie had been married before. This time, they figured, things would work out “happily ever after.”
When Daryl Smith began calling his ex-wife Gwen, she just laughed. “You got me once. You won’t get me twice.”
Chip and Jan Winnard were like “two people trying to glue themselves together without the glue.”
The Couple Checkup offers couples a checkup on the health of their marriage.
As I considered remarriage, I was scared of the work it would take to blend these two families.