you will see a series of columns (most recent listed first)
Bond Doyle, (Stepmom Coach and Founder of Smoms) shares her
ideas, experiences and feelings about being a Stepmom. Her columns
are written based on the activity on the bulletin
board and the topics discussed at the SMOMS Support Groups meetings
that week. Take the time to read these essays, the title and brief overview are listed so you can scan them by topics.
Feeling like you are being "mean" or selfish, fearing
that your situation is unique or that you are alone can be very
stressful and even scary, "What's happening to happy fun-loving
me?" is a common reaction to the stress many Stepmoms face.
Stepmoms can find common ground with Cathryn and the other Stepmoms
on this site. If you'd like to get some feedback & ideas on
your situation, please join us on our Bulletin
Board. If you've found tactics, strategies, rituals and/or approaches
that have worked for you, please submit a SMOMS
Lessons Learned. Many Stepmoms have experienced the anger,
pain, frustrations and despair that come from being so "out
of control of" our own family lives and "at the mercy
of" other people's actions. As SMOMS, we believe that sharing
our feelings, experiences and lessons learned will improve our health,
happiness AND our relationships.
Article Title (Mouse Over to read a brief Summary)
One way to deal with incoming bio-mom drama