Preparing to Blend

The Couple's Guide to Becoming a Smart Stepfamily

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If you are considering remarriage and want to do everything you can to ensure a happy and fulfilling union, turn to Ron Deal and the Smart Stepfamily series. 

This is the ideal book for engaged or pre-engaged couples who have at least one child from a previous relationship, offering premarital counsel about how to prepare to blend family relationships, parenting, finances, rituals, and daily routines for your new life together. You will be able to:

· become stepfamily smart
· predict common issues

You and your children will also benefit from exercises designed to accelerate family bonding and help you better understand each other--even plan your wedding with your children in mind--so that you can build a strong future together. If you want to enter a blended family marriage well, Preparing to Blend is just the book for you. 

Marriage coaches, mentors, and pastors who feel overwhelmed by the complexity of blended family dynamics can use this as their primary premarital counseling tool. Armed with the sister book Preparing for Marriage (for first marriages) and this resource, you'll be prepared to equip every engaged couple for their life together.  


The Author

  1. Ron L. Deal

    Ron L. Deal

    Ron L. Deal (www.rondeal.org and www.familylife.com/blended) is one of the most widely read and viewed experts on blended families in the country. He is president of Smart Stepfamilies, directs the blended family ministry at FamilyLife, and is the author of...

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