Rekindling Relationships
Phase 7. The Resolution – 7 Phases of a Blended Family

Phase 7. The Resolution – 7 Phases of a Blended Family

October 1, 2021

In the final episode in this series, Bec and Vern chat about the solid foundation that can exist when the other phases have been moved through well. In this phase, new norms are now second nature and we have a shared history. How do we get to this stage of resolution where we all feel deeply connected and supported? 

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Phase 6. The Acceptance – 7 Phases of a Blended Family

Phase 6. The Acceptance – 7 Phases of a Blended Family

October 1, 2021

By Phase 6, we are learning to accept our new blended family and our place in it. Bec and Vern discuss how we can support each other and our children to more fully embrace this new way of life. How do deal with the apprehension that can exist in separated families? How do we move forward together with love?

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Phase 5. The Negotiation – 7 Phases of a Blended Family

Phase 5. The Negotiation – 7 Phases of a Blended Family

October 1, 2021

Bec and Vern talk about this middle Phase, one of action where we are moving forward as a family unit. How do we form new routines and set new boundaries in this space? How do we celebrate together? How do we work together so that everyone has a role to play in the family?

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Phase 4. The Conflict – 7 Phases of a Blended Family

Phase 4. The Conflict – 7 Phases of a Blended Family

October 1, 2021

In Phase 4, conflict naturally rears its head and Bec and Vern chat about how we can deal with it appropriately and effectively. Parents may wonder if they can make this new family arrangement work. As we openly air our differences, how do we stay connected so that the whole family can move forward? How do we use conflict to grow the family?

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Phase 3. The Tension – 7 Phases of a Blended Family

Phase 3. The Tension – 7 Phases of a Blended Family

October 1, 2021

In this phase there is a recognition of painful family dynamics and the tension that is created by this. Bec and Vern discuss how normal this is for blended families. How do we deal with sibling rivalries? How do we ensure that everyone in the house feels included and involved?

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Phase 2. The Reality – 7 Phases of a Blended Family

Phase 2. The Reality – 7 Phases of a Blended Family

October 1, 2021

In episode 2, Bec and Vern explore what happens when reality hits and emotions in the household can run high. How do we navigate this phase of deeper immersion into our blended family?

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Phase 1. The Dream – 7 Phases of a Blended Family

Phase 1. The Dream – 7 Phases of a Blended Family

October 1, 2021

In this first episode of this series - 7 Phases of Blended/Step families, Bec and Vern discuss the fantasy phase where everything is new and exciting and nothing can possibly go wrong. How do we recognize this phase as well as realise that it is a dream? How do we prepare for the reality?

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Writing on the Wall - A Creative Couples workshop

Writing on the Wall - A Creative Couples workshop

September 15, 2021

Have you ever been to Couples Counselling or therapy? Do you feel it helped you in your relationship? Would you like to find a fun and different way to connect with your partner? In this Podcast, Bec and Vern have a chat with a couple from Bendigo who participated in one of their creative workshops. After exposing their fears to each other by writing them on a wall, we supported Ayrlea and Kayla to create a mural over these fears to demonstrate their new understanding of each other. 

Also check out the YouTube video of this workshop - https://youtu.be/2vfZPoKfqO0

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Sexual Dysfunction. 7 Issues of Intimacy

Sexual Dysfunction. 7 Issues of Intimacy

August 13, 2021

The final episode in our series about issues with intimacy focusses more on the medical problems that can occur in relationships. Bec and Vern discuss how couples can deal with the psychological and physical impacts relating to sexual dysfunction that can interfere with our connection.  What are the problems that can occur and how do we support each other to stay close and deal with these issues? How can we be intimate without being intimate? 

 

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Sexual Disagreements. 7 Issues of Intimacy

Sexual Disagreements. 7 Issues of Intimacy

August 13, 2021
Bec and Vern consider what causes another issue with intimacy, sexual disagreement. In this episode, we explore what these disagreements are and how they can begin. How do these disputes affect our relationships and how do we deal with them? How can we move past the conflict that inevitably occurs in partnership with another? 
 
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