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Feb. 2017 Issue

$5.00

Popular topics included in this issue: Relationship Advice for Stepcouples. Overcoming Outsider Syndrome. Stepmom Alienation. Celebrating Valentine’s Day as a Stepfamily. Striving for Perfection. Stepcouples and Sex. Stepfamily Dynamics.

THE FEBRUARY 2017 ISSUE | TABLE OF CONTENTS
FEATURES
The Passionate Stepmom
Creating the Sex Life You Desire
BY LIANA PALMERIO-McIVOR, RP

The Perfect Stepmother
Skip the Fairytale and Keep It Real
BY MARY T. KELLY, MA

The Stepmom Mindset
If You Want Peace of Mind, Shift Your Perspective
BY BRENDA SNYDER, LCSW

DEPARTMENTS
PUBLISHER’S NOTE
What I Think About … Love & Money

VANTAGE POINT
Today I Am Sick of Being a Stepmom
Dealing With the Ebb and Flow of Stepfamily Life
BY JAMIE SCRIMGEOUR

EXPERT ADVICE
The Alienated Stepmom
What to Do When Your Stepchild Shuts You Out
BY CHRISTINA ROACH, LMHC, NCC, DCC

THE NEXT GENERATION
Flowers, Chocolates—and Stepchildren?
Take Their Feelings to Heart on Valentine’s Day
BY JESSICA LEON, LCSW, PHD

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

OUT OF STEP
A Poetic Nod to Stepmoms
BY LAURA S. MILAM, MEd

EXPERT ADVICE
Presents for Her
Is Your Husband Too Nice to His Ex?
BY RACHELLE KATZ, EDD, LMFT

THE INSIDE SCOOP
Speaking Stepmom
Saying “I Love You” Without Saying the Words
BY KATE CHAPMAN

COMMUNICATION CORNER
Valentines for Stepfamilies
All the Love and Attention We Can Get
BY TREVOR MULLINEAUX, LMFT

REAL STEPMOMS. REAL STORIES.
Amber Holder