"Step families and remarrying couples enjoy the many benefits of married life together, but they also face many challenges of raising children and balancing family ex-partner visits as well as communicating effectively and resolving the issues involved with running a household, parenting and managing finances.
Christmas can be a joyous time for many but it can also exacerbate these challenges for step families and remarrying couples that need to be managed carefully.
It may be useful to work through the following myths with your couple or your partner. Read through these common myths, noticing if any of them resonate."
Managing Stepfamilies at Christmas can be challenging: Choosing Realistic Expectations | PREPARE/ENRICH Australia: