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Adult children of divorce how to overcome the legacy of your parents" breakup and enjoy love, trust, and intimacy by Jeffrey Zimmerman

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Published by New Harbinger Pub. in Oakland, CA .
Written in English


  • Adult children of divorced parents -- Psychology.,
  • Adult children of divorced parents -- Family relationships.,
  • Interpersonal relations.

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Step-by-step guide to teach adult children of divorce how to identify their inherited distrust of relationships and go on to have rich, fulfilling, and lasting relationships of their own.

Edition Notes

StatementJeffrey Zimmerman, Elizabeth S. Thayer.
ContributionsThayer, Elizabeth S.
LC ClassificationsHQ777.5 .Z46 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination190 p. ;
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3320309M
ISBN 101572243368
LC Control Number2004272253

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  Right before my parents celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary, an adult close to their relationship told my dad that he needed to get a Author: Jenny Kutner.   Almost on a whim, but primarily because a close friend of mine had revealed her still-unfolding struggles with the long-ago divorce of her parents, I started asking adult children of divorce about their experiences. I eventually wrote up a brief questionnaire, appealing on social media for volunteers. The answers I received in a virtual avalanche of pain were a complete . "Adult Children of Divorce" by Drs. Jeffery Zimmerman & Elizabeth Thayer This book, compared with the above, felt more like a clinical textbook than a compassionate story. It covered much of the same ground as the two books I've mentioned already, but with much less depth and a frequent attempt to say "Yes this was bad, but here's something. While Miller does not claim to be a scholar or a researcher, many of the stories in her book, Primal Loss: The Now Adult Children of Divorce Speak, are very similar to what Wallerstein’s research found. Divorce is a life-transforming experience. After divorce, childhood is different.

Shelves: adult-children-of-divorce-nonfictio Excellent book that covers the complicated emotions children are left with when their parents divorce, even after they become adults, and how it impacts relationships in their own adult lives/5. It is not politically correct to say that children suffer greatly from the divorce of their parents. This book needed to be written, and it needs to be read. It will help children of divorce know that they are not wrong in feeling this awful loss, which, once named and brought to Christ and His Cross, can find healing and even be redemptive. Romantic love is often an elusive, fragile, and tenuous state, difficult to maintain across time. The rates of divorce, re-divorce, relationship violence, and abuse today attest to the face we are failing at romantic love. And for teen-aged and adult children of /5. Tips for Dealing with Adult Children During a Divorce - Vayman & Teitelbaum, P.C. on Decem at PM [ ] as gently. It is true that adults have more coping mechanisms than children, but the news of a divorce is still upsetting, especially if your children were unaware of the seriousness of your marital [ ].

  To all adult children that have chosen to go no contact with your parent or parents, it is my personal hope that all will, one day, make the choice to reach out to that parent or parents from whom that adult child chose to cease contact, and in a healthy, respectful way, express some positive wish or communication to bring peace to the family.   The spouse who is left behind often leans heavily on their adult children," reports Marilyn Stowe of Stowe Family Law. "The balance tends Author: Kate Hilpern.   5 Things You May Face as an Adult Child of Divorce At 28 years old, I experienced my parents' divorce. Being an adult child of divorce didn't necessarily make things easier. Here's why. By Liz Greene Updated: Aug Categories: Children and Divorce, Coping with Divorce, Divorce Recovery, Health and Well-Being. Continued Show Your Support for the Divorcing Child. Some parents are relieved that a divorce allows their child to escape a bad relationship. But many .