family paragraphs

When a couple forms a stepfamily, new family networks emerge. Stepfamilies are sometimes fairly simple and sometimes intricate.

  1. What are the biggest problems faced by a stepfamily?
  2. Assess the suggestions on having a successful stepfamily. What do you think are the key elements? Are these elements the same or different from having a successful biological family?
  3. According to the chapter, what are some of the advantages and disadvantages of growing up in a stepfamily? Feel free to also include personal experiences as appropriate.

Length: three paragraphs