Mad Men: The Perfect Example of What NOT to Do After a Divorce

Fans of Mad Men watched the season end with Betty Draper deciding to leave her philandering, lying, cheating, dishonest, albeit absolutely gorgeous, husband Don. With three children in tow, she is off to Reno with the new man in her life to obtain a “quickie” divorce – in those days, six weeks of residency establishes a

Ushering in a New Era for the Stepfamily

A new year is here — a year to spend time strengthening your stepfamily, overcoming obstacles, and taking advantage of all the information out there on stepfamily life, including this wonderful magazine, StepMom Magazine. If you haven’t noticed, this past year has seen a burgeoning of information about

9 Tasks for a Satisfying Marriage: Tasks 7-9

These are the final three tasks Dr. Judith Wallerstein believes can help you have a satisfying marriage: Task #7: Share laughter and keep interests alive. The saying is true: Laughter really is the best medicine. Humor is one of the greatest ways couples can break any tension between then and come back together. If couples

9 Tasks for a Satisfying Marriage: Tasks 4-6

Now that you have had a chance to work on the first three tasks – creating coupleness, building a sense of togetherness and the issue of becoming instant parents – this month’s article will discuss the next three tasks that Dr. Judith Wallerstein believes will help you create a more satisfying marriage.Again, take the time

9 Tasks for a Satisfying Marriage: Tasks 1-3

Creating a satisfying marriage is not always easy – but it’s not impossible either. Dr. Judith Wallerstein determined nine tasks successful couples can do to create a satisfying marriage based on her study of couples married 10 years or more. Because each task deserves some elaboration, they will