Over two million children in Britain are growing up as part of a step-family following separation, divorce or death. This work highlights problems facing step-families such as the clash of temperaments, family rules and the emotions of all concerned.
Table of Contents
1 Shall We Get Together? 2 Consulting the Children 3 Endless Complexities 4 Settling into the New Family 5 Guilt, Jealousy, Resentment and Anger 6 Keeping the Peace - Family Rules 7 We're All in This Together 8 The Extended Stepfamily 9 Legal Problems 10 The Stepchildren Talk Back Sources of Help Further Reading
Rosemary Wells has worked as a primary school teacher in the past. She is now a freelance writer and the author of Helping Children Cope with Divorce (1997) and Helping Children Cope with Grief (1988) for Sheldon Press.