Divorce/Blended Families

Blended Families: Communicating Discomfort About Your Partner’s Biological Children.

Blended families: how do you communicate discomfort about your partner’s biological children in a blended family?

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Are you and your spouse disagreeing if it is safe to bring together your two blended families for Thanksgiving dinner during quarantine?

COVID presents us with some new dilemmas this holiday season. How do we celebrate the holidays and get together with family in way that’s safe and responsible. And what do …

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Is it healthy when your kid is also your BFF?

Sometimes it’s good to model positive behavior about our own self care to our kids, and sometimes unloading our feelings on them can be way more than they’re ready for.

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How do you handle yourself when your Ex is turning your daughter against you?

Your Ex is an emotionally abusive narcissist who make every situation be about them. He’s turning your daughter against you. You want her to see the light, but when you try to talk to her it only turns into a fight, and the tension in your house is unbearable. How do you handle yourself? 

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“My wife and I are not happy in our marriage. Should we raise our kids first before separating?”

https://youtu.be/vRYYfjxhsBQ Relationships aren’t easy! There’s a reason divorce rates are still fairly high and one of the biggest concerns parents have is how divorce or separation will effect their children. …

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“Should I let my kids decide on the custody schedule during a divorce?”

https://youtu.be/YAT-GQ1Eltk Divorce can be hard for everyone involved. For this week’s “Tips on Teens” video blog, Kent will answer the following question from a mother who is in the process …

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“How do I get my stepchildren to respect me?”

Kent answers the following question from a stepfather who is struggling to better connect with his stepchildren: “How do I get my stepchildren to respect me? I’ve been living with …

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“How do I emotionally support my daughter after her father disappeared again?”

https://youtu.be/QkMssvnu4e0 For this Tips on Teens Video, Kent answers the following question from a concerned single mother looking for advice in order to continue providing help and support for her …

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“How to rebuild trust with your teen after a messy divorce?”

https://youtu.be/-k8Rrcs2gLU This week, Kent explains how parents can strengthen trust with their teens by answering this great question: “How can we assist teens in developing trust (with peers, with parents, …

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When Do You Need Marriage Counseling?

Clues on Kids #011 At one time in your life, the person you share a bed with each night was the source of happiness and hope.  Remember when you both …

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