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Remarriage & Stepparenting Unique characteristics:
All stepfamily members have experienced important losses all members come with histories or 'baggage' parentchild bonds predate the couple relationship a biological parent exists somewhere children are often members of 2 households Remarriage & Stepparenting
Remarriage & Stepparenting Developmental tasks for remarried family systems:
courtship and preparation for remarriage early remarriage: defining critical tasks middle remarriage: restructuring boundaries late remarriage: strengthening emotional bonds Space holder for notes Remarriage & Stepparenting
Remarriage & Stepparenting Problematic Triangles: triangles with exspouse triangles within remarried system triangles between extended families ...
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This note was uploaded on 01/15/2012 for the course SOCI 200 taught by Professor Bartolic during the Winter '11 term at The University of British Columbia.
- Winter '11