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How Many Stepfamilies Are There?
Misc Stepfamily Stats
35 Million Americans are Remarried!!! Yep. Lots.
There are 35 million Americans in the US today who are remarried (US Census, 2007).
Stepfamilies Aren't Just From Divorce
Children of Divorce Often Divorce Themselves
Stepfamilies Are Hard Work
In a study by Deal & Olson, The Remarriage Couple Checkup, Thomas Nelson, release date Jan 2009):
The data supports their expectations
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