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10 Ways to Support Your Wife as a Stepmom
10 Ways to Support Your Wife as a Stepmom

I just asked my wife how long she has been a stepmom. She knew almost down to the second: “Four years, four months and four days.” She’s done a lot in her life: run half marathons, earned a master’s degree, even changed the oil on fifty trucks a day for a summer job, but nothing […]

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How I’m Fighting Resentment as a Stepmom
How I’m Fighting Resentment as a Stepmom

“Will you always be my stepmom?” Down went the clean laundry I was busy folding.  I looked up.  My stepson was watching me intently.  It was just the two of us, in a rare bit of quiet.  I searched for an answer. “Well, I will be your stepmom as long as your daddy and I […]

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Top Ten Ways to Support Someone in Being Their Best
Top Ten Ways to Support Someone in Being Their Best

Is Fear of Failure Holding You Back? One of the greatest responsibilities we have is to support ourselves and others in living at our highest and best. Whether we’re parents, partners, friends or leaders, it’s incumbent upon us to help others to live as close to their unique potential as we can. With everything we […]

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Building a Support Network
Building a Support Network

To earn someone’s trust is surely an honour beyond measure; therefore, it is unsurprisingly one of the most fundamental elements of a strong and successful relationship. Copious amounts of time and effort go into building and maintaining trust. Consequently, the moment the trust is betrayed, the relationship starts to tremble at its knees. Dealing with an unfaithful […]

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Friendship: The Singles’ Support Network
Friendship: The Singles’ Support Network

Never-married singleness used to encompass those years from late adolescence through the 20’s, when most Americans were likely to marry. Weddings of 22-years-old’s still occur, but it is also commonplace to find men and women, especially those pursuing careers that require extensive schooling or long apprenticeships, to marry for the first time in their 30’s […]

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Surviving Step-Christmas
Surviving Step-Christmas

The Christmas season is always a time to fit in as many family functions as possible. Many families have relatives come to town from all over. It’s a busy time for everyone. All families have to prioritize their time. With divorced parents, those priorities can be a struggle. When parents are divorced, the holidays can […]

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Dealing with an Older Stepson
Dealing with an Older Stepson

Trying to survive your blended family marriage? Question: My husband and I have developed a serious conflict over how to handle his 19-year-old son (my stepson). The son recently left college and moved back home, and he now seems determined to live his own life. He doesn’t work. He doesn’t show respect to me and […]

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A Christmas Blessing for Stepmoms
A Christmas Blessing for Stepmoms

Merry imperfect Christmas! If there is anyone who needs permission to not be perfect, and to not have a perfect Christmas, it is a stepmother. Give yourself a chance to breathe. You need it. Here are five things you have permission for this Christmas:* 1) This Christmas, you have permission to feel a little anxious. The logistics […]

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Part C: My Feelings About God Keeps Changing
Part C: My Feelings About God Keeps Changing

Common Question: My Feelings About God Keeps Changing Feelings Can be Unreliable  Video Clip 3: Facts, faith, and feelings You might have expectations about how you should feel after placing your trust in Christ. While feelings are important, they are unreliable indicators of your sincerity or the trustworthiness of God’s promise. Our feelings change easily, […]

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My husband is controlling and possessive
My husband is controlling and possessive

My husband is very controlling and possessive. He believes in a marriage until death do you part, and says if I ever want to leave him he’ll shoot me before I’m out the front door. He has hit me in the past and I’m not allowed to do a lot of things either. We have […]

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