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5 Coping Strategies for Dealing With His Difficult Ex-Wife

Hindsight is 20/20. If there is one thing I wish I could have foreseen when I met my husband, it’s the difficulties I would encounter with his ex-wife. Before she had even met me, it seemed her mind was made up. I was the devil—at least on the days she was willing to acknowledge my …

Second Marriages: 5 Ways to Strengthen Your Relationship
You hear it all the time from stepfamily experts, parenting blogs and marriage therapists: “Put your relationship first.” But how?
It’s easy to get caught up in the daily drama that plagues many stepfamilies. Talk between couples can tend to center around problems with the ex, discipline issues invol…