Starting a relationship with a new person is always an adventure, and that adventure comes with extra thrills when your significant other is also a parent. Not only do you have to incorporate one new person into your life; you have to welcome that personÆs children too. This guide will teach new and future stepparents how to:
Meet and build relationships with potential stepchildren
Handle situations involving the other biological parent
Involve stepchildren in the wedding
Be an involved stepparent without overstepping boundaries
Make tough decisions about money, education, and more
This comprehensive resource covers dozens of different situationsùfrom battling the wicked stepparent stereotype to mediating interactions between stepsiblings. Written by a licensed mental health counselor and experienced stepparent, this book will help future stepparents start off their new lives on the right foot.