i am in a relationship and my partner has a 10 year old daughter from her previous marriage. i also have a 6 year old girl who lives with my ex-wife. we are planning to get married, but not sure how to break it to the kids. any suggestions?

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as a couple who are looking to get married and settle down as a family, the only way to make the kids understand is to speak to the kids directly. at 6 and 10, the children will be able to understa
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the only way to do so is to first individually talk to your own kids and then introduce the kids to the partner, if not already done. be very careful though when you guys talk to your kids, as they
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I think you guys should plan an outing, a picnic of sorts with the kids being around and you two being there. All four of you spend time together and instead of divulging things let all of you get to
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I think you should take the help of your ex-wife to break the news to your daughter since she is staying with her mother. She needs to be get the feeling of acceptance from your wife as well. Because
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have your kids met the respective partners and the kids? if not, i think you should do it now. once the kids meet each other they will be able to form a better bond and understand what's going on.
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