Maintain Touch Points
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Most of us find a way to voice our hurt. We get angry or critical or pursue more attention. When a stepfamily forms kids often lose connection with their parent who is understandably invested in a new marriage. So, parents, maintain touch points with little rituals that communicate love and closeness like a special look or phrase you share. Or a bedtime story or activity that keeps you connected. When you can't be together physically make use of technology-video chat, texting, or a phone call.
When someone you care about becomes unavailable to you, what do you do?