Integrating Families Can Be Tough
Nigel shares how difficult it can be to integrate families post-divorce. Sometimes the ‘new wife’ can be a powerful force for peace!
Demi Moore & Bruce Willis who are masters of managing the ‘blended family’. Gwyneth Paltrow & Chris Martin also stayed friends through their “conscious uncoupling.” Or you may have heard of Ben Affleck’s divorce where the couple agreed to have separate homes on the same property so their three children can be near both parents. How would it be to have a divorce like Melanie Griffith & Antonio Banderas who are quoted as divorcing: “in a loving and friendly manner honoring and respecting each other”?
But the reality is that sometimes, one of the parents makes not just the divorce, but having a ‘blended family’ ongoing after the divorce, very challenging. So it can come down to the ‘step-parent’ to be the one to help make the family work in its new form…..