Ask Dr. Zoe – What Helps My Relationship With His Ex? Signed, Struggling Stepmom

Being a stepmom is an extremely important, yet difficult, job. There are little ones to care for, but this often involves maintaining some sort of relationship with the children’s mother—and this can be trying in itself.

Maybe there’s baby mama drama, or the children’s mother resents you for the new role you’re playing in her kids’ lives that she has no control over. Licensed psychotherapist and relationship coach Dr. Zoe Shaw explains how honesty and good communication are key factors in repairing your relationship with the mother of your stepchildren.

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