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  • The stepfamily is one of the most common kinds of family in Australia right now.
  • Everyone in a new stepfamily will have difficulties at some point.
  • It takes time to adjust to all the changes of becoming a stepfamily. Children and young people might feel confused and upset at first.
  • Patience, respect, commitment, open communication and time can overcome most difficulties faced by stepfamilies.
  • Most children and young people who become part of a stepfamily end up liking it a lot.

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Reviewed on: 31-08-2014