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Oct. 2017 Issue

$5.00

Popular topics in this issue: The High Conflict Ex-Wife. Advice for Stepmoms Who Compromise Too Much. Shared Holidays. How to Manage Rogue Emotions. Tips for Men Who Can’t Say No to The Ex. Stepmom Comebacks to Rude Remarks.

THE OCTOBER 2017 ISSUE | TABLE OF CONTENTS
FEATURES
His High Conflict Ex
The Do’s & Don’ts of Dealing With Her
BY BRENDA SNYDER, LCSW

Take Your Ex and Shove It!
A Cautionary Tale From ‘The One’ Who Got Away
BY CHRISTINE G. ADAMO

Nightmare on Stepmom Street
5 Tricks for Making Shared Holidays a Treat!
BY LAURA S. MILAM, MEd

Stupid Things People Say to Stepmoms
Dealing With Askholes (and Other Rude Humans)
BY MARY T. KELLY, MA

DEPARTMENTS
PUBLISHER’S NOTE
What I Think About … Resiliency & Rebuilding

EXPERT ADVICE
Rogue Emotions
Activate Your Frontal Lobes to Rein in Your Reptilian Brain
BY CHRISTINA ROACH, LMHC

EXPERT ADVICE
Life With Stepkids: Balancing Give and Take
Should You Compromise Your Family Traditions For His Sake?
BY RACHELLE KATZ, LMFT

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

WORDS OF WISDOM
Stepfamily Harmony
5 Tips for Improving Everyone’s Experience
BY LISA DOODSON, PHD

REAL STEPMOMS. REAL STORIES.
Amber Hockensmith