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Young Adults and Addiction: The Benefits of Inpatient Care

For many young people, drug use and experimentation is a rite of passage of sorts. However, experimenting with drugs and alcohol is far from harmless, and can often result in lifelong...

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Do you ever feel as though your in-laws like your spouse’s ex more than they like you? Being a stepparent, in addition to being the second wife/husband, can lead to hurt feelings when the ex is greeted with hugs and kisses. BonusFamilies.com has one woman’s tale and offers some advice for how everyone can keep things in perspective.

Posted: 3/14/08