One of three Americans is today a stepparent, a stepchild, or a stepsibling. That means there are lots of stepmothers and ex-wives out there wrestling with resentment, jealousy, anxiety, anger, and despair over their relationship with the "e;other woman"e; in their life. That's where stepmother/ex-wife team extraordinaire Jennifer Newcomb Marine and Carol Marine step in. No One's the Bitch is their straight-talking, handholding walk through what is typically a very lonely minefield. Whether women just want to create a neutral, "e;business"e; partnership or actually, gulp, to become friends, this book shows them how to reach their goal through ten powerful steps, with chapter titles such as "e;Own Your Own Crap,"e; "e;Collaborate,"e; and "e;Communicate."e; The authors also recount their own journey, providing ample hope and reassurance to all women struggling to keep a blended family together.
No One's the Bitch
Globe Pequot Press
A Ten-Step Plan for the Mother and Stepmother Relationship
Mind, Body & Spirit