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March 2018 Issue

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Popular topics include in this issue: Wednesday Martin, PhD. “Stepmonster.”  Personality disorders. Estrangement. Assertive Stepmoms. Full-time stepmothering. Communication tips. Special needs stepkids.

THE MARCH 2018 ISSUE | TABLE OF CONTENTS:

FEATURES
Struggling With the “Stepmonster” in You?
Insight and Advice from Wednesday Martin, PhD
BY STEPMOM STAFF

Bipolar, Borderline, Narcissist
Is She Being Difficult—or Is It a Mental Health Disorder?
BY BRENDA SNYDER, LCSW

The Assertive Stepmom
How to ‘Say’ What You Need to Say
BY MARY T. KELLY, MA

Are Your Stepkids Strangers to You?
The Impact of Estrangement on Stepfamilies and First Families
BY CLAUDETTE CHENEVERT

IN EVERY ISSUE
ON THE COVER
Wednesday Martin, PhD

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER
What I Think About … Turning 50

FROM THE ARCHIVES
This Time Last Year

REAL STEPMOMS. REAL STORIES.
Jonelle Jones

DEPARTMENTS
THRIVING STEPMOMS
Full-Time Stepmothering and Time Apart
Finding Inner Peace When You Feel Utterly Powerless
BY ANNA DE ACOSTA

COMMUNICATION CORNER
Stoke Your Relationship Fire
7 Tips for Communicating Clearly But Warmly
BY ALI WILKS, MSC

SPECIAL REPORT
Stepmoms & Special Needs Kids
6 Ways to Rock the Role of Support Team Member
BY AUDREY K. CADE, MS

STEPMOM MEMOIRS
Ignorance Is Bliss
And Then There Were Four—Well, Five
BY TRACI MORENO, PSYD