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    Navigating stepfamily life can be difficult for everybody involved – the stepparents, the stepchildren, and the biological parents. We attempt to answer some commonly asked questions about everybody’s role in a stepfamily.

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The Relationship Hour: How to Build a Successful Relationship

Written by Susan Swanson on . Posted in Relationships

Did you know that you can rewire your brain to let in more intimacy and happiness? On this Monday’s “The Relationship Hour,” The StepFamily Center’s Susan Swanson will talk with Dr. Stan Tatkin, author of “Wired for Love.”

Tune in Monday, Dec. 16, from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. PST to hear Dr. Tatkin help you to build a more successful relationship.

About Dr. Stan Tatkin

Stan Tatkin, PsyD, is the author of multiple books on the neurobiology of love and relationships. He recently released a CD audio set, Your Brain on Love: The Neurobiology of Healthy Relationships, which further explores this topic.

Tatkin is also the developer of a Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy® (PACT). He has a clinical practice in Calabasas, Calif., and developed the PACT Institute for the purpose of training other psychotherapists to use this method in their clinical practice.

‘The Relationship Hour’ Radio Show

“The Relationship Hour” airs the third Monday of every month from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. PST on On the show, Susan will cover relationships of all types, including couples, parent/child, couples in stepfamilies, and stepparent/stepchild. Susan talks about connection and how to co-create a world where we have healthy and gratifying relationships.

If you ever miss a live airing of the show, you can find past shows in the online archives.

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