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  1. CHAPTER 15 REMARRIAGE ANDSTEPFAMILIES

  2. Types and Number of Remarriages and Stepfamilies Types of Remarried Couples Demographics of Remarriage and Stepfamilies

  3. Proportion of Children Living With Step and Adoptive Parents Source: Kreider and Fields 2005.

  4. The Myths of Remarriage Things must work out Consider other people first Be an individual first and a couple second

  5. The Myths of Remarriage Focus on the positive and forget criticism Avoid mistakes of the past Marriage makes people happier

  6. Reasons for Remarriage Offered by 205 Men and Women Source: Data from L.H. Ganong and M. Coleman, Family Relations, 38:30, 1989.

  7. The Challenges of Remarriage Complex kin relationships and ambiguous roles Unresolved emotional issues related to the first marriage Adjustment of children Financial issues Legal issues

  8. Long-term Adjustment by Type of Family Background

  9. Long-term Adjustment by Type of Family Background (Cnt’d)

  10. Long-term Adjustment by Type of Family Background (Cnt’d)

  11. The Structure of the Stepfamily Complexity Ambiguous Family Boundaries Normative Ambiguity

  12. Stepparents and Stepchildren Stepfathering Stepmothering Stepchildren and the Marital Relationship Adjustment of Stepchildren

  13. How Can Stepfamilies Work? Help each other deal with feelings of loss that arise out of the disruption of the previous families Replace fantasy expectations with realistic ones Develop a sense of family identity Assist each other in working through loyalty conflicts

  14. How Can Stepfamilies Work? Resolve any lingering issues with ex-spouses Develop step-parenting rules and behaviors that are acceptable to everyone Be aware of, and responsive to, the feelings and needs of each other Nurture a strong marital relationship