Stepfamily: Blender or Crockpot

When it comes to the issues of marriage, according to blended family expert Ron Deal, remarried couples sail in a completely different ocean. And navigating the riptides and crosscurrents of that ocean requires purposeful attentiveness to the unique issues of remarriage.

Counselor Ron Deal breaks down the most common and vexing issues facing remarried couples, as he provides real solutions and keen insights into the complexities of remarriage. View Show Notes →
When it comes to the issues of marriage, according to blended family expert Ron Deal, remarried couples sail in a completely different ocean. View Show Notes →

Meet Series Guests

Ron Deal

Ron Deal is President of Smart Stepfamilies™ and Director of FamilyLife Blended® for FamilyLife®. He is a family ministry consultant and conducts marriage and family seminars around the country; he specializes in marriage education and stepfamily enrichment. He is one of the most widely read authors on stepfamily living in the country.

Ron is author of the bestselling book The Smart Stepfamily (and DVD series), The Smart Stepdad, Dating and the Single Parent, The Smart Stepmom (with Laura Petherbridge), The Smart Stepfamily Marriage (with David Olson), Daily Encouragement for the Smart Stepfamily, The Smart Stepfamily Guide to Financial Planning (with Greg Pettys and David Edwards), and most recently Building Love Together in Blended Families (with Dr. Gary Chapman).

He is a member of the Stepfamily Expert Council for the National Stepfamily Resource Center and is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Licensed Professional Counselor.

Ron Deal is husband to Nan (since 1986) and proud father of Braden, Connor, and Brennan.