Setting Financial Boundaries in Blended Families
Blended family couples avoid many problems when they communicate and discuss money matters mutually.
‘I’m So Grateful to Know I’m Not Alone’
Josh and Tracey Devine barely survived their blended family turmoil, but with God’s grace and the help of resources like FamilyLife Blended®, they are now helping other stepfamilies survive and thrive.
Choosing Sides: Supporting Your Spouse in a Stepfamily
When you must decide between siding with your child or your spouse in a blended family, choose your spouse.
Two Funerals and a Wedding
Three ways I’ve helped my stepfamily grieve the deaths of both previous spouses.
Some Good News About the Bad News About Marriage
Divorce rates aren’t really as bad as the academics were implying.
Learning to Speak Marriage Again
A new marriage requires learning different forms of affection, communication, traditions, and expectations.
The Challenge of Re-Sex
Sex is an important part of remarriage, but a healthy sexual relationship doesn’t necessarily result in a healthy marriage.
Placing Your Spouse in the Front Seat of Your Heart
Your children will benefit when you make a strong commitment to your new spouse.
Maximizing the Fun Factor in Your Remarriage
A regular dose of fun, relaxing time together is a key part of a dynamic, fulfilling marriage relationship.
Staying Close in Remarriage
Strong couples feel close to one another because they know what to do to make that happen.
Everyone Thought They Were Perfect for Each Other
Despite doing all the right things in seemingly right circumstances, Rob and Rhonda Bugh struggled to make their remarriage work.
A Roadmap to Harmony in Your Blended Marriage
The simple events of everyday life can create hurt feelings and anger that send blended families down the road to isolation.
Step-money: Getting to the Heart of the Matter
When you combine the practical challenges of money management with the complications of stepfamily living, money issues become volatile.
Getting Honest About the Death of a Marriage
If you haven’t dealt with your previous marriage, it’s never too late. Taking the time to heal may be the most important thing you do for your second marriage.
Take the Couple Checkup
Discover your relational strengths and identify areas where you can grow in your marriage relationship.
They Thought Marriage Would Be Easy
Kyle and Jamie Soucie had been married before. This time, they figured, things would work out “happily ever after.”