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June 2018 Issue

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Popular topics included in this issue: Our annual Father’s Day Special Edition features articles designed for couples to read—together! Learn about: Stepcouple Communication. Tips for Divorced Dads. Advice for Remarried Couples. Self-care. Full-time Stepmoms. House Rules. Supporting Your Partner. And more!

THE JUNE 2018 ISSUE | TABLE OF CONTENTS

FEATURES
Differences in Perspective
6 Tips for the Men From a Dad’s Point of View
BY ANDY HETCHLER

Dear Prince Charming, …
6 Things Your Stepmom Wife Needs You to Do
BY BRENDA SNYDER, LCSW

He Said, She Said
How to Get Your Point Across Without Arguing
BY MARY T KELLY, MA

What Divorced Dads Want
5 Ways to Help Him Be a Great Parent
BY KELLY PALMQUIST, MSW

IN EVERY ISSUE
ON THE COVER
Chris & Michelle Kirk

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER
What I Think About … Your Relationship

FROM THE ARCHIVES
This Time Last Year

REAL STEPMOMS. REAL STORIES.
Couples From Around The World

DEPARTMENTS
GUY THEORY
Supporting a Stressed-Out Husband
What Divorced Dads Really Want Stepmoms to Know
BY JOEL SCHWARTZBERG

TIMEOUT
Are You Still the Woman He Fell for?
Why Focusing on You Is a Father’s Day Gift to Him
BY ANNA DE ACOSTA

EXPERT ADVICE
My Husband Won’t Read This Article!
Is Stepmom Support to Blame for Your Stepfamily Woes?
BY CHRISTINA ROACH, LMHC

GOOD READS
StepMom Book Review
Inside “The Smart Stepdad” By Ron L. Deal
BY PEGGY NOLAN

THE EX FACTOR
Where Do You Fit In?
Shimmying Into a Stepmom Role That Suits You
BY TRACI MORENO, PSYD

TIMEOUT
Tough Enough
A ‘Honey-Do’ List From the Woman Who Loves You
BY ALI WILKS, MSC

EXPERT ADVICE
Full Custody = Full-Time
Use House Rules to Reduce Everyone’s Stress Levels
BY RACHELLE KATZ, EDD, LMFT