Step parents and second marriages are very difficult and complicate to go through. But even stepparents can have very lovely memories with family given that time and patience work together with love. It’s really difficult to adjust your whole family by just an introduction of your second marriage and mostly children do not understand it well and act differently. But second marriages can also be converted into stable happy families by bridging an understanding between your new spouse and children. Also it is important to make your angry teen realize that it is not wrong and healthy relationships can be established once again. In situations like this there is more understanding and patience required to avoid getting situation out of control and ruing relationships.
Communication is important
It is very important to let go off the past and start an open and clear communication between step parent and children. Communication will make relation friendlier and this way you can know the expectations and need and work on it. It is very important to start the relationship with friendship. Also let both sides know that disrespect from any side will not be tolerated and to start any relationship respect is very important. Also try to spend more and more time with your family to know them better and building trust to make relationship work. Also try to explain to your kids that parents take care and it may take time but this is the best family ever. Try to establish more friendly relationships between kid and your new spouse.
Plan a holiday
Try to explain your new spouse the parenting style your kids are in habit of. Also try to tell new spouse about your kids liking, hobbies, disliking, allergies and their memorable moments. Try to plan a holiday together. It will help your kids to adjust and know your spouse well and that way your new spouse can also understand them better. Try to explain your kids that to remarrying is not simple and this decision includes good for the whole family. Also try to help your new spouse in getting mixed with your angry teen and know them better. Once your kids are adjusted nicely, you can work on building trust in your life with a better prospective.
Let your new spouse start friendship with your kids. Friendship will allow and help in building trust between them and relation will take a more lovely turn. Also if your kids are not easily mixing give them some time. It is sometimes difficult to handle angry teen and second marriage together so let time heal things for better. Most of all it is very important to fill the communication gap between your kids and your new spouse. Without communication relations can further spoil and it won’t result well. Also try to deal with patience and calmness. It is going to take more than time for your kids to get over their biological parent and start a new life with your new spouse. Lastly it will take more of everything love, care, time, patience, understanding, friendship but family is worth all of it.