Practical, realistic, and upbeat advice--from sharing a bathroom to initiating conversations--for people who "inherit" children along with a new spouse. The success or failure of a stepparent to bond with stepchildren can make or break a new marriage. But this book has a refreshing message--it is po ...Show more
If you’re one of the more than 15 million stepmothers in the country, you know the particular trials—and joys—of stepfamily dynamics today. You wonder if you’re doing the right thing and, as a stepmother, many of your specific questions are unique. In this second edition of St ...Show more
Category: Couple & Family Therapy
Though recent decades have seen a great deal of discussion on the "dysfunctional" family, many people share a different problem, regardless of whether their family was "functional" or not: they are never given love, or taught how to receive it. This book will establish the concept of the loveless family ...Show more
'Grey divorceees' are remarrying in record numbers, as are their widowed and single counterparts, a trend that is shaking up their grown-children, and sending shock waves through extended families everywhere. The issues that come up when parents and their adult children clash over remarriage pack an emo ...Show more
For parents of adult children who just got the unhappy news, and are struggling with a ton of emotions and questions. You're confused, disbelieving, saddened, and determined to help -- somehow. Addresses parental dilemmas with clear, friendly expert advice, exercises and self-examination work, authorita ...Show more
Category: Couple & Family Therapy
Why, after a childhood of emotional neglect and abuse, would a man move next door to the very parents who caused him pain? And how can a woman emerge from her mother's control in order to form healthy adult relationships? Giving up family attachments that failed to meet our needs as children, David Cel ...Show more
Category: Child Care
Modern Families brings together research on parenting and child development in new family forms including lesbian mother families, gay father families, families headed by single mothers by choice and families created by assisted reproductive technologies such as in vitro fertilisation (IVF), egg donatio ...Show more
Statistics tell us 60% of blended families don't survive. The pressures of stepchildren, ex partners and different parenting styles combine to fuel this high divorce rate. If you're feeling frustrated with blended family challenges and need some clear direction, help is here! In this up to date guide, ...Show more
Dr Phil on how to deal with family difficulties and create a strong, harmonious, lasting family.
Improve your personal relationships Most people's lives are complicated by family relationships. Birth order, our parents' relationship, and the "rules" we were brought up with can affect our self-esteem and relationships with spouses, children, and other family members. Family of Origin therapy and tec ...Show more
This practical and wise book will help you to understand your children and teens more fully and learn what you can do to convey feelings of respect, affection, and commitment that will resonate in their souls for a lifetime. In The 5 Love Languages of Children, Dr. Gary Chapman and Dr. Ross Campbell M.D ...Show more
Can you love more than one person? Have multiple romantic partners, without jealousy or cheating? Absolutely Polyamorous people have been paving the way, through trial and painful error. Now there's the new book More Than Two: A practical guide to ethical polyamory to help you find your own way.