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Stepwives: Ten Steps to Help Ex-Wives and Step-Mothers End the Struggle and Put the Kids First

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Stepwives: (n) (1) ex-wife and current wife to the same man, mother and stepmother to the same children; (2) women destined to battle for the love and control of their families...until now!

Lynne and Louise were stepwives for ten years. While they managed a barely civil relationship, each was seething with anger on the inside. It all boiled over in an ugly scene on the day
ebook, 288 pages
Published June 15th 2010 by Touchstone (first published April 9th 2002)
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I had waited so long to get this book from the libraryto find it completely useless. To be honest, I skimmed a lot of it. \nDont get me wrong. I think its great that this ex-wife and this step-wife found a way to get along and communicate effectively. And they say you can do the same even if you are the only step-wife working on the relationship. But I just dont see how thats practical. Especially when ones step-wife has told you that her kids are none of your business and then blatantly ignores ...more
Revolutionary ideas for this new step-mom! I could hardly put this book down, I was so eager to make the relationship with my husband's ex a positive one. But I couldn't really imagine getting the ideas off the pages and into real life. My husband's ex also wants to have a good relationship with me, but there's such an age difference between us, we have a difficult time connecting. I tried suggesting several ideas to her from this book, but either she's too busy or simply isn't interested. I'm n ...more
It's a good book. There are some great principles in here. Sadly, it won't be applicable to a lot of people. Not all ex-wives and step-mothers will be able to co-exist as the authors do.
Jeff Bobin
This is a good read for Ex-Wives and Stepmothers to think about in developing a relationship so that the kids will benefit from your relatioship rather than suffer from it.

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