When Your Spouse’s Ex Interferes In Your Marriage

So much of what is written on this topic involves a chaotic, irrational, overtly toxic ex and how to cope with him or her. The qualities are often easy to detect and the situations and issues that arise are difficult to argue against. What if your situation does not fit into the obvious? What if[…]

The Unexpected Bond Between Mothers In A Blended Family

This morning I wrote a text that read, “You were right!” No introduction, no explanation, no backstory. The response I received back was a smiley face emoticon and then, “Proud of him.” “Him” is my stepson, and the text I sent was to his mother. This simple exchange demonstrates how far she and I have[…]