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Five Surprising Things This Divorced Mom Learned After Becoming a Stepmom

Jennifer Newcomb Marine | Posted 02.18.2014 | Divorce
Jennifer Newcomb Marine

When you're married in a nuclear family, the circle is around all of you -- and that's it. Everyone else is outside of it. No gaps. No blurriness. No ifs or maybes. But when that circle breaks up, you can't entirely make a solid, new one in a stepfamily.

Get Some New Glasses or Get a Divorce!

Jennifer Newcomb Marine | Posted 01.25.2014 | Divorce
Jennifer Newcomb Marine

If there was one thing I wish I could make people understand today about American family life it's this: you are blind.

How Can We Expect Congress to Do Any Better Than Our Divorced and Remarried Families?

Jennifer Newcomb Marine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Jennifer Newcomb Marine

In attempting to protect them from failure, we have eliminated opportunities for them to develop a healthy sense of self -- one cultivated through trial and error, hard work and by making a contribution to the communities of their family, friends and school.