Contributed by Patricia Papernow

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VIDEO: The Biggest Threat to Remarried Boomers

Helping Partners Deal with Stepfamilies

Successfully combining families as part of remarriage is always challenging. But it's especially hard when older re-couplers have adult children, who may or... Read more

VIDEO: Stepfamilies: Great for Parents, Grief for Kids?

Patricia Papernow On The Double-Reality New Stepfamilies Face

Patricia Papernow, an expert in working with stepfamilies, helps us understand the fundamental issues and unique hurdles most stepfamilies must navigate. Read more

Case Study January 11, 2016

The Remarriage Triangle

Working with Later-Life Recouplers and their Grown Children

Therapists need to be prepared to go against the conventional clinical wisdom in helping later-life recouplers and stepfamilies handle the unique challenges... Read more

Patricia Papernow

Patricia Papernow, EdD, is the director of the Institute for Stepfamily Education and a psychologist in private practice. Shes the author of Surviving and Thriving in Stepfamily Relationships: What Works and What Doesnt.