About the Author
Stan Wenck, PhD (Fisher, IN), is a clinical psychologist and university professor who has dealt with accounts of relationship disputes and disasters involving stepmothers, stepfathers, and stepchildren. As a divorced stepparent himself, Wenck knows firsthand the experience of being a stepdad to three teenage stepsons and dealing with the dilemmas between his two teenage daughters and their stepmother.
Connie J. Hansen, MS (Elkhart, IN), is a teacher who has used her background in communications and theatre to help students who have families with either one parent or stepparents. In working closely with these students and their families, she has observed the difficult challenges of making families blend together. Hansen also dealt with the experience of divorce and remarriage then lived the joys and trials of stepparenting.