Contributed by Patricia Papernow
VIDEO: The Biggest Threat to Remarried Boomers
Helping Partners Deal with Stepfamilies
Successfully combining families as part of remarriage is always challenging. But it's especially hard when older re-couplers have adult children, who may or may not be onboard with the new marriage, and extended networks of decades-long relationships that need to be included in the picture. Read More
VIDEO: Stepfamilies: Great for Parents, Grief for Kids?
Patricia Papernow On The Double-Reality New Stepfamilies Face
The Remarriage Triangle
Working with Later-Life Recouplers and their Grown Children
Patricia Papernow, EdD, is the director of the Institute for Stepfamily Education and a psychologist in private practice. She's the author of Surviving and Thriving in Stepfamily Relationships: What Works and What Doesn't.