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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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Jeannette Lofas

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Sally Bjornsen

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Dr. Carl Pickhardt

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Stepparenting Basics

Stepparenting Basics

Becoming a stepparent is a serious undertaking. Let Dr. Phil...

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Blend, Bond, Repeat

Blend, Bond, Repeat

Establishing rituals as a blended family can help the transition...

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What Not to Say

What Not to Say

Avoid these 12 phrases when you’re a stepparent.

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Tips for Stepfathers

Tips for Stepfathers

Seeking advice from another man who has traveled this ever...

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When Baby Makes More Than Three

When Baby Makes More Than Three...

Bringing a new baby (or babies) into an existing stepfamily...

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Advice for Stepparents

Advice for Stepparents

Becoming a stepparent is a challenging endeavor.

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Q&A

Q&A

As a new stepparent, you have a lot of questions.

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