Story: Midlife adults

Blended family

Blended family

New relationships between midlife adults create blended families if both have children. When Susan Harper and Jock Phillips got married in 2000, Susan's four daughters and Jock's son and daughter joined them to celebrate the happy occasion, which brought the children together too.

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Alison Gray, 'Midlife adults - Middle age and midlife', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 May 2021)

Story by Alison Gray, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 4 Apr 2018