Expanding your family after a second marriage comes with plenty of joy, but it’s not without its challenges for you, your ex, your new spouse, and certainly your kids.
For divorced families with kids, of importance of learning how to effectively co-parent [link to June post] cannot be understated. Studies suggest that kids whose divorced parents work amicably together have better socio and emotional health outcomes as well as stronger relationships with both parents individually.
So yes, it’s important, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy. Add a new spouse to the mix for either (or both!) partners and suddenly three or four parental figures are in the mix. With changing family dynamics and a potentially contentious past, how can you and your ex move forward co-parenting in a healthy way while also embracing the dynamics of a newly blended family?
Keys to Co-Parenting after Remarriage
Co-parenting after remarriage can pose new challenges for each member of the family, but by keeping your kids’ best interests front and center, you’ll be in a better position to navigate the sometimes turbulent conversations you’ll undoubtedly have with your ex.
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