You Knew He Had Kids When You Married Him

You Knew He Had Kids When You Married Him Rhiannon Delesio is a smart successful well meaning wife to be who wants nothing than a happy family So why does she feel like a bungling hysterical totally conflicted idiot the second she marries

  • Title: You Knew He Had Kids When You Married Him
  • Author: Lisa Adams
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 420
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Rhiannon Delesio is a smart, successful, well meaning wife to be who wants nothing than a happy family So why does she feel like a bungling, hysterical, totally conflicted idiot the second she marries a man with two kids Filled with humor and brutal honesty, You Knew He Had Kids When You Married Him is a poignant, not to be missed exploration of the stepmothering exRhiannon Delesio is a smart, successful, well meaning wife to be who wants nothing than a happy family So why does she feel like a bungling, hysterical, totally conflicted idiot the second she marries a man with two kids Filled with humor and brutal honesty, You Knew He Had Kids When You Married Him is a poignant, not to be missed exploration of the stepmothering experience today all the turbulent emotions, societal nitpicking, and marital tensions that can scarcely be imagined by those who haven t been there First in the Society of Stepmothers series, this deeply validating novel celebrates the power of stepmom friendships and the strength of all those who take on the task of helping to raise another s children.

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    • Andrea Stewart says:

      You know that phrase "It made me laugh, it made me cry"? It applies to this book.Adams has a wonderfully engaging writing style (I read through the entire thing in a zip!), and her main character is so fun. Rhiannon manages to find the humor in her situation, and genuinely cares for her stepdaughters in spite of this not being the life she'd envisioned--so the book is beautifully bittersweet. I imagine anyone from a blended family (stepmothers especially!) might find some validation within its p [...]

    • Shelley says:

      This book really touched home on meany levels. I've personally had some of the same fears and issues the stepmom in the story had! It's a quick read, funny, and will make you cry. I really like the end where the author poses sceneries and questions, making you think about the characters struggles and your own, helping you get a firm grasp on your feelings and thoughts about being a stepmom. I highly recommend it for any stepmom or single women thinking about getting involved with a man with kids [...]

    • Ky says:

      I thought this would be more humorous, but it really hit truth as I was a stepmom for seven years and experienced so many of the main character's feelings. I did cry in places, remembering that hurt. This is a good read.

    • Alicia Tilly says:

      A light and funny quick read. Takes place right here in the Bay Area. You don't have to be a step-mother to enjoy this book.

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