I recently got married 2 days after my son was born in December. I had been with his father just shy of 2 years. We both had 2 kids coming in to the relationship but only my 7 year old son and his 11 year old daughter live with us and of course our baby.
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You always maintained your impartiality with us. You encouraged Rita to be more assertive in stating what she wanted to get from your counseling sessions, as well as what she wanted to get from the relationship.
You taught both of us better communication between ourselves, which lead to an emotional comfort level between us that didn't exist before.
You took control of the direction of the session if things were not moving along.
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Rita and Mark