Table of Contents: Stepparenting the Grieving Child

Stepparenting the Grieving Child by Diane Fromme

Praise for Stepparenting the Grieving Child

Foreword: Dr. Patricia L. Papernow

Introduction

  • How Did I Get Here?
  • The Stepparent Stories

Exploration: Engaging in Self-Reflection and Stepparent Education

  • CHAPTER 1 – The Dawn of Understanding
  • CHAPTER 2 – Your Marriage and Stepparenting Mindsets
  • CHAPTER 3 – Blood is Thicker Than … Everything
  • CHAPTER 4 – Debunking Stepfamily Myths
  • CHAPTER 5 – Your Identity in the New Family

Empathy: Reaching out to Your Family

  • CHAPTER 6 – The Lifework of Grief
  • CHAPTER 7 – Is Everyone Really “Fine?”
  • CHAPTER 8 – A Heart for Differences
  • CHAPTER 9 – Straight Talk and Honest Communication

Equilibrium: Finding Balance Day by Day

  • CHAPTER 10 – Zigzag Evolution
  • CHAPTER 11 – Acceptance, not Attachments
  • CHAPTER 12 – Milestones and Miracles

Supplemental Material