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Oct. 2016 Issue

$5.00

Popular topics included in this issue: Dealing with Rejection. Letting Go of Anger. Stepmom Stereotypes. Healing from Trauma. Outsider Syndrome. Legal Advice About Child Support.

THE OCTOBER 2016 ISSUE | TABLE OF CONTENTS:
FEATURES

Stepmoms and Rejection
5 Ways to Deal When You’ve Been Dissed
BY MARY T. KELLY, MA

The Angry Stepmom
A Guide to Letting Go and Living Well
BY BRENDA SNYDER, LCSW

Hit Rock Bottom, Stepmom?
Pick Yourself Up and Move Your Family Forward in 4 Steps
BY AMY BELLOWS, PHD

Is Your Stepfamily Lying to You?
The Secrets Stepkids, Partners and Exes Keep
BY CLAUDETTE CHENEVERT

DEPARTMENTS
Publisher’s Note
What I Think About … Stepping Into Other People’s Shoes

VANTAGE POINT
The Overanalyzing Stepmom
Not All Stepfamily Problems Are Step Related
BY JAMIE SCRIMGEOUR

TIMEOUT
Stepmoms Under Fire
5 Steps to Healing Trauma When You Feel Like a Target
BY CHRISTINA ROACH, LMHC, NCC, DCC

GUY THEORY
Dads Feeling Fractured
Separating Fact From Fiction After Divorce
BY JOEL SCHWARTZBERG

LEGAL MATTERS
Child Support and Angry Exes
Answers to Your Legal Questions
BY LARA R. BADAIN, ESQ

THE LOOKING GLASS
Our Monthly Roundup of News, Events, Reviews and More

EXPERT ADVICE
Stepmoms Feeling Snubbed
Advice for the Forgotten Family Member
BY RACHELLE KATZ, EDD, LMFT

MYTHS AND MISCONCEPTIONS
Scary Stereotypes
I Refuse to Be a Witch This Halloween
BY AUDREY K. CADE, MS

REAL STEPMOMS. REAL STORIES.
Amanda McQuillen