Man and woman relationships alone are difficult. When you add his kids, her kids, his ex, her ex and the in-laws, most people cannot handle the pressure. Step-families require more effort and understanding because of more people involved, and this often includes young ones who didn’t ask to be put into the situation to begin with.
My new book The 4-1-1 on Step Parenting will address many of the issues faced today with step parenting. It is not an easy role to fulfill but if you follow the information contained in the book, it can make for an easier transition for everyone. The 4-1-1 on Step Parenting is the ultimate guide to forming a well-blended step family.