Stepmoms Who Give Too Much: 4 Signs You’re Pushing Yourself Down the Path of Martyrdom by Claudette Chenevert
Stepmom resentment. As stepmoms, we sometimes sacrifice time with friends, extended family and even ourselves to cater to our partners and/or stepkids. We do this in part (and often subconsciously) in the hope that we’ll be viewed as the ideal stepmom—the one who’s there for everyone. Yet, when we’re finally exhausted and recognize we’re in need of help, little to none can be found.
Do you ever try to be all things to all people only to realize that no one truly notices or benefits from it as much as you thought they would? Find out! Try these four scenarios on for size, making a mental note of whether they sound all too familiar: …To read the rest of this article and learn how achieve balance in your life, log in to your account and download the February 2016 issue. Don’t have an account? Click here to subscribe.