By 2010, the stepfamily will be the most common type of family in the United States. This book deals with stepfamily relationships for children. One of the biggest problems for children in stepfamilies is the loyalty bind. This is when the child feels like he/she is betraying the biological parent if the child cares for the stepparent.
The biological parent needs to help the child feel more comfortable in having a relationship with the stepparent. This book addresses the loyalty bind issue for children. This book is also a guide for parents as it gives basic guidelines for parents within stepfamily relationships.
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