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Number: HDFS-E-141 Date: 12/13
Many couples in a stepmarriage bring certain expectations to the new marriage that might be unrealistic, not only for the marriage itself, but for the whole family. In this Marriage Matters publication, we describe what some of those expectations might be and offer tips on how to help the entire new family connect and love each other, which takes commitment and time.
Author 1: Ted Futris
Author 2: t_futris
Ted Futris, Associate Professor and State Extension Specialist
227 Hoke Smith Annex
The University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602-4356
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Reprinted with permission of the University of Georgia. Ted Futris. 2013. Instant Family and Love. Athens, GA: The University of Georgia, Cooperative Extension.