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Title:
We don't talk anymore : healing after parents and their adult children become estranged
Author:
McCoy, Kathy, 1945- author.
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Publication Information:
Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks, Inc., [2017]
Physical Description:
xxiv, 343 pages ; 21 cm
Summary:
A meaningful and supportive guide to rebuilding family relationships and dealing with the pain of estrangement.

Estrangement or partial estrangement between adult sons or daughters and their parents can mean angry silences and the pain of missing the relationship they once shared. McCoy provides new exploration of estrangement, with practical insights focused on what both parents and adult children can do to take those first steps toward healing.
Language:
English
Contents:
Preface: The silent epidemic. What's going on? Exploring the mystery of estrangement -- What can we do? Developmental divides and clashing expectations ; Life paths taken or not taken ; Cultural clashes ; Parents, adult children, and money issues ; Marriage: yours and theirs ; Divorce: early or late ; Divergent memories ; Mental illness ; Echoes of the past ; Stopping the blame ; Learning to live with differences ; Breaking the silence through better communication -- What can I do? Living with rejection ; Perfectly imperfect: living with what is and creating a life of your own.
ISBN:
9781492651130
Format :
Book

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