#17: 3 Common Pitfalls Effecting Your Stepchild's Behavior

Synergistic Stepparenting Podcast

23-12-2021 • 9 mins

Hello stepparents! For the last 2 weeks I’ve discussed the loyalty conflict that occurs for a stepchild between you, their stepparent, and their other bio parent, your partner’s ex.

Find the show notes for those episodes at synergisticstepparenting.com/15 and synergisticstepparenting.com/16.

This week we’re delving deeper into the root cause of what effects your stepchild’s behavior. Find the show notes for this episode at synergisticstepparenting.com/17.

Topic Discussed:

- Disruptive Communication Patterns in Stepparenting.

- Why Blowing Up and Punishing Your Stepchild Doesn’t Work – Science.

- Stepparents Want Connection Because as Humans We are Wired for It.

- An Unexpected Response is More Effective at Improving Your Stepchild’s Behavior.

- 5 Benefits of Responding Unexpectedly in Stepparenting and How to Do It.

- Dr. Dan Siege's hand model of the brain presentation. Found here.

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