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10 Things to Know Before You Remarry

The decision to date and/or remarry can be difficult.  Here's what every single-parent (or someone dating a single-parent) needs to know.
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Premarital Counseling for Those Pondering Remarriage

In preparation for marriage, my fiancé and I sought Christian premarital counseling...With the full confidence of the therapist we left prepared and ready for our marriage – or so we thought.
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Common Steps for Co-Parents

This article features a pdf file (Adobe Acrobat Reader required) that outlines the key qualities of successful co-parent relationships.  Taken from The Smart Stepfamily, this booklet is being used throughout the world.
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Dealing with a Difficult Ex-Spouse

Dealing with a difficult ex-spouse can be very discouraging and defeating.  Yet, we are called to continue trying to pursue good, to “turn the other cheek”, and “walk the extra mile.”  Hopefully the following tips can aid you in your efforts to cope—because it’s all about the children.
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Secure Your Mask

...Attend to yourself. Then you can effectively assist your partner, children and stepchildren.
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Covenant Marriage: A Marriage to Last a Lifetime

Just what is a covenant marriage?  Why does God want us to demonstrate the attitude of covenant in our marriage relationship?  Discover the answers to these questions in this important audio presentation for every couple.
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Seven Beattitudes for Successful Co-Parenting

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Children & Remarriage: The Family Wedding

A wedding that emphasizes the family nature of remarriage—and formally recognizes the children either spouse brings to the marriage—can go a long way toward jump starting a new stepfamily.

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Do-It-Yourself Pre-stepfamily Preparation

What do you do if you can't find someone to do your premarital counseling?
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