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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
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ebook, 288 pages
Published June 15th 2010 by Touchstone (first published April 9th 2002)
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Becki
I had waited so long to get this book from the library�to find it completely useless. To be honest, I skimmed a lot of it. \nDon�t get me wrong. I think it�s 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 don�t see how that�s practical. Especially when ones� step-wife has told you that her kids are none of your business and then blatantly ...more
JoAnna
Aug 31, 2011 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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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
Brenda
May 05, 2009 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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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
Dec 03, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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.

Raquel
Jan 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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