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Feb. 2018 Issue

$5.00

Popular topics inside this issue: Disengaging. Loneliness. Outsider Syndrome. Advice for Stepcouples. Self-Love and Self-Care. Creating Your Own Happily Ever After.

THE FEBRUARY 2018 ISSUE | TABLE OF CONTENTS
FEATURES
Stepmoms Who Disengage
Stepping Back Gracefully Isn’t Easy (Here’s How to Do It!)
BY ERIN CARELESS, PHD

‘The Smart Stepfamily Marriage’
Expert Tips & Advice from Ron L. Deal
BY KRISTEN WILKINSON, PSYD

Ready to Quit, Stepmom?
Questions to Ask Yourself Before Throwing in the Towel
BY BRENDA SNYDER, LCSW

StepMom Interviews Karyn Turk
This Social Media Maven Is the Real Deal
BY STEPMOM STAFF

The Lonely Stepmom
6 Tips for When You Feel Ignored, Rejected or Alone
BY MARY T. KELLY, MA

DEPARTMENTS
EXPERT ADVICE
Happy Stepmoms
5 Things They Do Every Day (You Can, Too!)
BY CHRISTINA ROACH, LMHC

STEPMOM MEMOIRS
Dancing Around Land Mines
A Stepmom’s Tale of Getting Caught in the Spotlight
BY NINA PHILLIPS

EXPERT ADVICE
Who Will Take Care of Us When We’re Older?
5 Coping Strategies for Stepmothers of All Kinds
BY RACHELLE KATZ, EDD

STEPMOM MEMOIRS
Love at First Sight, Kind of
How My ‘Future’ Stepsons and I First Met
BY TRACI MORENO, PSYD

TIMEOUT
Self-Love for Stepmoms
It’s Time to Stop Putting Your Needs Last!
BY ANNA DE ACOSTA

THRIVING STEPMOMS
Happily Ever Afters for Stepmoms
Take Back Your Life by Writing Your Story Your Way
BY KRISTEN SKILES, MBA

IN EVERY ISSUE
ON THE COVER
Karyn Turk

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER
What I Think About … Stepmoms and Self-Love

FROM THE ARCHIVES
This Time Last Year

REAL STEPMOMS. REAL STORIES.
Stacy Willie