Dealing with stepparents isn’t just a kid’s problem anymore. With more and more older parents remarrying, you could be one of the many adults having to deal with the issues that arise from these later-in-life unions. Luckily, Terri P. Smith is here to help you out with what to do after your parent walks down the aisle, again.
Smith deals with conflicts such as:
Sharing time between stepfamilies
Managing family rituals
Figuring out what to do with prized possessions
Handling wills, inheritances, and trust funds
Caregiving and illness
Building relationships with grandchildren—his and hers
Maneuvering holidays and vacations
These practical solutions and emotionally satisfying answers will relieve the strain of your parent’s remarrying, and allow you to enjoy your new extended family.