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July 2018 Issue

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Popular topics included in this issue: Codependency. Outsider Syndrome. Childfree by Choice. Prenup Agreements. Overthinking. Difficult In-laws.

THE JULY 2018 ISSUE | TABLE OF CONTENTS:

FEATURES
The Codependent Stepmom
Do You Give to Others At Your Own Expense?
BY MARY T. KELLY, MA

“Dad’s Wife”
The Real Reasons Stepkids Don’t Consider Us Family
BY BRENDA SNYDER, LCSW

Outsideritis
And the Woman With Stepkids
BY WEDNESDAY MARTIN, PHD

Childfree by Choice
Research Proves You Should Ignore Your Critics
BY CHRISTINE G. ADAMO

DEPARTMENTS
COMMUNICATION CORNER
Focus on the Positive
Strengthen Your Relationship With Love and Appreciation
BY ANNA DE ACOSTA

EXPERT ADVICE
Should You Sign a Prenup?
Balancing His Fears and Your Hurt
BY CHRISTINA ROACH, LMHC

STEPMOM MEMOIRS
A Stepmom Intervention
When Well-Meaning Grandparents Make Things Worse
BY SARAH SMITH

STEPMOMS WANT TO KNOW
StepMom Readers Want to Know:
What do your stepkids call you?

WORDS OF WISDOM
Stepmoms Who Overthink
4 Ways to Stop Second-Guessing Yourself
BY ELIZABETH MOSAIDIS, MA

IN EVERY ISSUE
ON THE COVER
Krista Giovara

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER
What I Think About … Learning to Relax

FROM THE ARCHIVES
This Time Last Year

REAL STEPMOMS. REAL STORIES.
Kristin Peterson