Becoming Family (Paperback)

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Becoming Family (Paperback)

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A practical, Christian guide for meeting the challenges of stepfamily life.

More than one in five families with two parents is a stepfamily and eight million children live in stepfamilies. The stepfamily is both a wonderful blessing and a challenge.

Drawing on their own experiences and that of the stepfamilies with which they have worked, Robert and Jeanette Lauer give practical advice on how to deal with the top ten challenges in stepfamily life:

Loss

Adjustment

Personal Identity

Family Identity

Loyalty

Conflicts

Former Spouses

Resources

Stepparenting

Marital Intimacy

The authors encourage the formation of stepparents support groups, and an appendix includes activities and suggestions for small-group discussion.
Product Details ISBN: 9780806637303
ISBN-10: 0806637307
Publisher: Fortress Press
Publication Date: January 14th, 1999
Pages: 192
Language: English