The connection between our past experiences, and the type of families we create in adulthood. Discovering your familial triggers. Answering the following questions. Are your values being reflected in your stepfamily and is your influence being respected and accepted? Are you being unrealistic and “picky” when it comes to the day-to-day of how the household is run or are you being undermined? Also, Explore if there is an outsider theme in other areas of your life.
Key Points: During this session, the following topics were discussed:
- When is it a stepfamily issue and when is it a relationship issue
- The importance of having professionals understand the difference between stepfamilies and nuclear or first time families.
- The way a message is communicated might be why your partner may not be receptive to it.
- When a relationship becomes toxic.
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Speaker Bio: Shelly Ware bio
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Set boundaries, be consistent, use healthy discipline
Thank you Shelly. Definitely great views ; )
What was one thing that you liked about Shelly’s interview?
We need to have boundaries. Even when kids seems to push back on boundaries, they need and want them.
Absolutely. It’s in the kids’ nature to push on our boundaries. They are testing them. Our job is to reinforcing them.