What makes stepmothering so hard? And why are we, as people and as a culture, so hard on stepmothers? Stepmonster: A New Look at Why Real Stepmothers Think, Feel, and Act the Way We Do is a truly groundbreaking and unique book for women with stepchildren, men with children of any age who repartner, adult stepchildren…and anyone who knows and cares about a woman with stepchildren. It is a reconsideration of stepfamily dynamics…from the perspective of the stepmother.

Part no-hold-barred memoir of what it is like to stepmother in the trenches, part interviews with other women with stepchildren ...

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