Successful blended families require partners to be on the same page in these critical areas.)Once you've reached agreement, you'll need to consider each of your children, their personalities, and how different these styles of parenting, discipline, and living are from the way you're currently doing them. The smaller the changes, the more easily the child will be able to adapt.
If the changes are large, you'll want to consider making the changes gradually before blending your families full-time so each child will have the fewest obstacles to overcome in making the blended family a success for them, too.
Through some trial and error, we've been able to create a successful blended family. Before you enter into a serious relationship or remarriage, it's important that you spend some time with your new significant other planning what type of life you'll have together, before you dive into that life.
In addition to planning your dreams of happily ever after, you'll want to agree on parenting styles, discipline styles, and lifestyle (yes, I did say "agree" and not "compromise".
Go out of your way to make sure she feels included, and create time for just the two of you to hang.“My best friend never asked my permission to date my twin brother, and was rude to me about the whole situation.That's the last time I’ll date a best friend’s brother!” —: When you're in any new relationship, keep yourself aware of your friend's feelings.He ended up coming between our friendship, and I don't think it will ever be what it was.I tried to talk to her about it, and put our friendship first again, but it was too late.