This is a video I created several years ago, as a short video guide to second marriage. The format involves animated character giving basic tips on making it in a second marriage, and is based on this article: Guide To Second Marriage: How to Stay Together. I warn you that they kind of “talk funny” because it is these animated characters, but I still kind of like it!
This article is second in a series of quick tips on making it in your second marriage. The first tip was “take time for yourself.” Let’s look at tip #2 now: “Be Patient.”
Don’t expect everyone to get along, and become one big happy family in a week. Or a month. Or even a year. The Brady Bunch was a cool show, but it was hardly realistic.
Are you married to your opposite? Do you and your spouse seem to see things differently in almost every way possible? If so, please be assured that this is perfectly normal. From my study of marriage resources, speaking to friends, and my own experience, I think we are in the majority.
I’m Married To My Opposite, Too!
This site is dedicated to helping people in second marriages. I am in a second marriage, and chances are, you are too, if you are reading this blog. All of us deal with one primary issue: learning to live together and adjust in a newly formed family.
The last blog post talked about how second marriages are complicated. And there are several things that make it complicated, but some of our situations are more complicated than others.