The challenges of remarriage and stepfamily life can chisel away at the closeness of you and your spouse if you forget to make your partner a top priority. This can only truly be communicated through consistency between your actions and words.
Learning to identify and cope with your emotional triggers is vital to a healthy second marriage. Recognizing the triggers that provoke extreme responses will lessen the risk of sabotaging your marriage by withdrawing or issuing ultimatums, such as threatening divorce.
Remarried couples who practice forgiveness are able to let go of large and small transgressions that occur due to the complexity of their daily lives.
Even mentioning the word “prenup” can bring up bad feelings between some couples, but it is important to know what you’re agreeing to before you sign. Here are six prenuptial mistakes you should avoid.
Cohabitation after divorce seems like a great alternative to remarriage, but it’s still important to take steps to protect yourself.
Relationship conflict will happen, but that doesn’t have to lead to a breakup. Dealing effectively with disagreements can make your partnership stronger.
Premarital counseling can help to ensure that your new relationship won’t end in divorce, too.
Can you improve the odds for second marriage success?
On Father’s Day, your stepchildren are probably going to spend part or all of the day with their natural father – not you. Is this good or bad news for a stepfather?
Be Authentic When Dating after Divorce If you find yourself dating after divorce, you may be intimidated and confused with all the new rules and various advice. But, more import than the rules and advice is your authenticity. If you are interested in finding the right partner, it’s important to show your true colors from […]