How to Get Stepchildren to Not Hate You

Posted by on Jul 17, 2012 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How to Get Stepchildren to Not Hate You

More than 50% of American families are blended families, so if you’re facing challenges in step-parenting, you’re not alone. Therapist Christine Holding offers some suggestions for easing the transition. Holding reminds us that it takes time for love to develop; some rejection is to be expected, so try not to take it personally. Let discipline come from a biological parent, not you, if possible. Take on the role of friend or mentor and support your spouse’s house rules, but avoid disciplining. Continuing to build your marriage will also help, as this makes step-children feel more secure; all children want happy parents.

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