Monday, January 11, 2010

Telling The Kids You're About To Marry

Remarriage: Tips to Talk to your Kids about Remarriage -- No Matter What Age


After being the “Three Musketeers” for some time, Jennifer Burgoyne was excited to tell her children of her plans to marry her boyfriend, Allen. Not only was she the happiest she had been since her divorce five years earlier, but she was confident that her boys, too, would be happy, too. “...I knew they already loved him and he loved them...,” California-based Burgoyne, 42, said.

But, according to experts, Burgoyne’s experience is rare. “Although you may be happy for your new marriage, your kids may not be” said Dr. Sharon Fried, author of the new book "New Parents Are People Too." “It takes a very unselfish child to welcome this new person just because his or her parent is happy.”

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