Challenges, Interview, Stepfamilies, Writing, Yourself

Healing Came to Me Over Time — An Interview with Pat Bubash

Have you ever wondered what makes some second marriages so successful, while others are not so much? Well, today, we are talking to Patricia Bubash M.Ed., author of . Her book delves deeply into that very topic and focuses on the stories of couples who were very successful in their second marriages. First of all, I would like to ask …

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Stress, Yourself

Second Marriage Tip #1: Take Time For Yourself

Wow, life can be so stressful sometimes, can’t it? With all the complications, second marriages can be a pressure cooker for those involved. One way of helping to alleviate the pressure is to somehow, some way find time for yourself.  Take some time to remember who you are, besides being a stepmom, mom, wife and partner. Do something you enjoy, even …

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Stress, Yourself

Our Personalities Are So Different!

Do you and your spouse seem to be opposites? In an earlier post, we talked about learning to see your differences as a gift instead of a curse. Because personality differences in a marriage means you both have different strengths to offer in the marriage. Recognizing this can be extremely useful when considering what you may think is incompatibility. Another way …

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