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Oct. 2019 Issue

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Popular topics included in this issue: Stepmom Guilt. Taboo Topics. Loving Them Like Your Own. Favoritism. Physical Affection. Mother-Daughter-Stepmom Relationships. → See below for the full table of contents.

THE OCTOBER 2019 ISSUE | TABLE OF CONTENTS
FEATURES
#ForcedAffection and Your Stepkids
What to Do When Your Partner Wants You to Hug ‘Em
BY MARY T. KELLY, MA

Mothers, Daughters & Stepmoms
What Makes Our Relationships With Other Women So … Complicated?
BY CLAUDETTE CHENEVERT

Loving Them Like Your Own
4 Things for Stepmoms to Consider
BY KELLY PALMQUIST, MSW

Stepmother Taboos
Things You Can’t Say or Do—in Mixed Company
BY KYLIE MCGREGOR

DEPARTMENTS
EXPERT ADVICE
Got Guilt?
Your Conscience Is Trying to Tell You Something
BY TRACI MORENO, PsyD

STEPMOM MEMOIRS
His & Hers Duplex
The Side-by-Side Stepfamily
BY MARCI MCPHEE

THRIVING STEPMOMS
Your Wise Self
The Answers You Seek Are Within
BY MEG BURTON TUDMAN

STEPMOM MEMOIRS
A Tale of Two Stepmothers
Fortune, Fate and Unrequited Stepfamily Ties
BY SANDI BEN-DOV, MEd

LIFE AFTER DIVORCE
Stepfamilies & Favoritism
Life Truly Isn’t Fair
BY KRISTA GIOVARA

IN EVERY ISSUE
ON THE COVER
Amanda Robertson

LETTER FROM THE PUBLISHER
What I Want You to Know

FROM THE ARCHIVES
This Time Last Year

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