Building a Stepfamily Dream Team

Divorced parents seem to have a monopoly on guilt. They feel guilty over the divorce, over disrupting their child’s life, and changing their child’s lifestyle. They feel guilty if they move. They feel guilty if they date. They feel guilty if they work. You name it, parents feel guilty about it. On a given day parents can give you a zillions reasons why they feel guilty. And guess what, guilty parents buy things for their kids to ease their guilt. Does it work?

Children the little masters of manipulation and can easily play on their parents’ guilt. They can usually get almost anything they want by making their parents feel guilty.

Get out of the guilt trap. Everyone has challenges, obstacles and fears. Stop blaming yourself and do something about it. Get out of the guilt trap.