I’m Confused (3 of 4)
About the Guest
Kids, have you ever felt happy and sad about your family, at the same time? Or maybe you like your stepparent but want to push away in the same moment. It's confusing. There are good things and a few things you'd like to change, too. Here are some tips. To deal with those confusing emotions give yourself permission to feel them. Then make the choice to live with the situation. This doesn't mean you’re thrilled about everything. It means you are finding a way to cope. With God's help, you can.
Ron DealRon L. Deal is one of the most widely read and viewed experts on blended families in the country. He is Director of FamilyLife Blended® for FamilyLife®, founder of Smart Stepfamilies™, and the author and Consulting Editor of the Smart Stepfamily Series
This week I’m talking to kids in single parent and stepfamily homes and the adults who love them.
I’m Confused (3 of 4)
Ron: This week I’m talking to kids in single parent and stepfamily homes—and the adults who love them.
Announcer: For FamilyLife Blended®, here’s Ron Deal.
Ron: Kids, have you ever felt happy and sad about your family, all at the same time? Or maybe sometimes you like your stepparent, but want to push away from them in the very same moment. Yeah, it’s confusing. See, there are good things about your family and a few things, that if it were up to you, you’d change in a heartbeat.
So, here are a couple of tips for you. To deal with those confusing emotions give yourself permission to feel all of them. Then make the choice to live with the situation and make the best of it. This doesn’t mean you’re thrilled about everything. It just means you are finding a way to cope. And with God’s help, you can. For FamilyLife Blended, I’m Ron Deal.
Announcer: To find out more visit familylifeblended.com.
FamilyLife Blended with Ron Deal is a production of FamilyLife.
We are so happy to provide these transcripts to you. However, there is a cost to produce them for our website. If you’ve benefited from the broadcast transcripts, would you consider donating today to help defray the costs?
Copyright © 2023 FamilyLife®. All rights reserved.