Wisdom On Step-Parenting: How to Succeed Where Others Fail (Paperback)

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Subtitle: How To Succeed Where Others Fail This book is for anyone who finds them self in the role of stepparent. No one plans on being a stepparent; it's something that happens when you fall in love with someone who already has children. Just like parenting, it can be very fulfilling or it can be frustrating and heartbreaking. The choice is ours. Written by a psychologist and stepmother, who knows firsthand the challenges that being a stepparent can bring. The stories in this volume are drawn from clients that the author has counseled as well as her own adventurous life as a stepparent. To other struggling stepparents who feel they are drowning in their situation, she offers hope, encouragement, and realistic coping strategies. She provides proven techniques that help individuals succeed in their new marriages, build caring relationships with their stepchildren, and bolster their emotional life in general. "This gem of a book reveals how stepparenting, in spite of the pitfalls, can be done well and be immensely rewarding for the whole family." Richard Levak, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist and Personality Expert.

About the Author

Diana Weiss-Wisdom, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist in San Diego, California. In private practice for twenty-seven years, she is a noted expert in marriage counseling, stepfamily issues, couples workshops, and marriage retreats. A stepdaughter herself, she has been a stepmother to three stepdaughters, for fifteen years. She is a newspaper columnist and author of two book: Wisdom on Stepparenting: How to Succeed Where Others Fail and Stress and a Healthy Ticker: A Mind/Body Approach to Preventing and Recovering from Heart Disease.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781467966009
ISBN-10: 1467966002
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: October 26th, 2012
Pages: 204
Language: English