APPENDIX F Revised Core Interview Questions
Question 1: In what ways, if any, do you see your stepfamily to be different than a “non- step” family?
Question 2: What similarities and differences do you see between problems in your stepcouple relationship versus those in a non-step-relationship?
Question 3: What have been your biggest challenges as a stepcouple?
Question 4: What issue have you and your partner found to be the most challenging as a couple?
Question 5: What are the three (3) problem topics that occur most frequently for you as a couple?
Question 6: Do you and your partner have any problems that you have not been able to resolve up until now?
Question 7: If there has been what you might call a “critical event” that particularly challenged your relationship, please describe it. If you have resolved this “critical event,” how did you do so? If you have not resolved it, what do you see as the barriers?