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No One’s The Bitch: The Ten-Step Plan for the Mother and Stepmother Relationship

No One's The Bitch: A Ten-Step Plan for the Mother and Stepmother Relationship

Read the Introduction or Chapter 2, Own Your Own Crap (What, me? A dark side?)

(Reprinted from No One’s the Bitch, 2009 © by Jennifer Newcomb Marine and Carol Marine. Published by GPP Life, an imprint of Globe Pequot Press, Guilford CT.)

If you found your way to this website, chances are you’re one of these two women:

The Ex-Wife

You just went through a terrible divorce. The wounds haven’t healed and your relationship with your ex-husband is still pretty rocky, but you’ve been pushing through because you share wonderful children.

You were just getting the hang of your new life, just starting to be comfortable with your ex again, when she showed up. She moved into your old home with your ex-husband, and now she’s mothering your kids.

That bitch.

The Stepmom

You just found the man of your dreams. He’s an amazing person and he has lovely kids from a previous marriage who you’ve learned to love as though they were your own.

You just moved in with him and everything is just perfect, you’re one big happy family – except for her. She keeps showing up, fighting with her ex, and ruining your happy home. Worse, she keeps trying to turn the kids against you.

That bitch.

Either of those scenarios sound familiar? Then I want you to take a deep breath and repeat after us:

No One’s the Bitch.

Ex-wives and stepmothers don’t have to hate one another.

That volatile stress you’ve been feeling doesn’t have to keep damaging your sanity, your relationships, or your kids’ happiness. Two households can live in complete harmony and raise children without having to fight, scream, swear, or consider vengeful acts to get back at each other.

Mothers and stepmothers can be partners and allies. And in many cases, they can even be friends.

No One’s the Bitch: A Ten-Step Plan for Mothers and Stepmothers shows you how.

You’ll learn to get rid of the traditional animosity and seething feelings between moms and stepmoms. In its place, you’ll learn how to build a revolutionary new version of an extended family – one that’s happier, healthier, and completely devoid of hatred.

How do we know it works? Because it’s based on a true story.

Jennifer Newcomb Marine and Carol Marine are a mother and stepmother who once had the volatile, awkward, stressful relationship so common among mom/stepmom duos today. It was making their lives miserable. Even worse, it was making their kids’ lives – the kids that they shared and loved and wanted so much to be happy – miserable, too.

They decided there had to be a better way, so they invented one. It worked so well, they became friends and leaders of a revolution. A revolution in which moms and stepmoms create a parenting team. A revolution in which two households live in complete harmony.

A revolution in which no child has to feel torn between two parents.

A revolution that says: No One’s the Bitch.

Get your copy of No One’s the Bitch today and start learning:

  • How the other woman feels about your situation – you may be shocked to find her perspective isn’t at all what you think
  • What your role in this hostile relationship is – even if you think it’s not at all your fault
  • How to create a new relationship based on cooperation and partnership – even friendship!
  • How both of you can hold yourselves accountable for communication and collaboration
  • What to do when a fight breaks out, and how to regroup and come back even stronger than before
  • How to bond with the other woman – yes, even if you hated each other before
  • What to do if she doesn’t want to improve the relationship
  • Ideas for creating a revolutionary new extended family that makes everyone feel loved, supported, and cared for. Even you. Even her. Especially the kids.

One failed marriage doesn’t mean every single marriage that comes after should also fail. Exes and stepparents often have a hard time getting along with one another, and those volatile relationships can actually destroy new marriages that might otherwise work.

No One’s the Bitch helps you create new relationships that are strong and stable – with your new spouse, your old ex, and yeah, the other woman.

Aren’t you tired of being angry? Aren’t you fed up with defending yourself? Aren’t you exhausted from feeling under attack? Aren’t you ready for something to change?

No One’s the Bitch shows you how. Join the revolution right now.

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