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If your parents divorced when you were young, you were probably affected by the breakdown fo their marriage. Divided loyalties, secrets kept from the other parent, one life lived in two separate houses—these may have been par for the course. With this guide, you will learn that the effects of the divorce are not permanently harmful. Find out how to forgive your parents, dis If your parents divorced when you were young, you were probably affected by the breakdown fo their marriage. Divided loyalties, secrets kept from the other parent, one life lived in two separate houses—these may have been par for the course. With this guide, you will learn that the effects of the divorce are not permanently harmful. Find out how to forgive your parents, discover new ways to enrich your own relationships and learn that there are alternative realities available. Divorce experts and psychologists Jeffrey Zimmerman, Ph.D., and Elizabeth S. Thayer Ph.D., show you how to recognize how your parents’ divorce influenced your life, resulting in disruptions such as relationship failures due to financial reasons, difficulties with commitment, and repeated situations that “just don’t seem to work out.” They provide techniques to help you understand and overcome these and other issues common to adult children of divorced parents. Zimmerman and Thayer focus on helping you learn how to build self-esteem, become resilient, establish healthy boundaries, communicate clearly, open up to trust, show love, believe in commitment and deal with vulnerable feelings.


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If your parents divorced when you were young, you were probably affected by the breakdown fo their marriage. Divided loyalties, secrets kept from the other parent, one life lived in two separate houses—these may have been par for the course. With this guide, you will learn that the effects of the divorce are not permanently harmful. Find out how to forgive your parents, dis If your parents divorced when you were young, you were probably affected by the breakdown fo their marriage. Divided loyalties, secrets kept from the other parent, one life lived in two separate houses—these may have been par for the course. With this guide, you will learn that the effects of the divorce are not permanently harmful. Find out how to forgive your parents, discover new ways to enrich your own relationships and learn that there are alternative realities available. Divorce experts and psychologists Jeffrey Zimmerman, Ph.D., and Elizabeth S. Thayer Ph.D., show you how to recognize how your parents’ divorce influenced your life, resulting in disruptions such as relationship failures due to financial reasons, difficulties with commitment, and repeated situations that “just don’t seem to work out.” They provide techniques to help you understand and overcome these and other issues common to adult children of divorced parents. Zimmerman and Thayer focus on helping you learn how to build self-esteem, become resilient, establish healthy boundaries, communicate clearly, open up to trust, show love, believe in commitment and deal with vulnerable feelings.

39 review for Adult Children of Divorce: How to Overcome the Legacy of Your Parents' Break-up and Enjoy Love, Trust, and Intimacy

  1. 4 out of 5

    Victoria

    This book has some interesting bits, but for the most part its conclusions have seemed more than a little self-evident. I enjoyed the bits and pieces of real-life stories in the first half of the book ("Part I: The Impact of Divorce"), but they aren't tied in with the text in any way - just scattered throughout with no rhyme or reason. The latter half of the book ("Part II: Recovering from Divorce: Building New Relationship Skills") was intriguing and more than a little horrifying; I recognize far This book has some interesting bits, but for the most part its conclusions have seemed more than a little self-evident. I enjoyed the bits and pieces of real-life stories in the first half of the book ("Part I: The Impact of Divorce"), but they aren't tied in with the text in any way - just scattered throughout with no rhyme or reason. The latter half of the book ("Part II: Recovering from Divorce: Building New Relationship Skills") was intriguing and more than a little horrifying; I recognize far too much of my own behavior in the names and types of relationship saboteurs described here. But, on the whole, the book was too clinical and didn't present enough solutions and tools for me to really recommend it. Days spent reading: two Personal revelations while reading: three Where do we go from here: No idea whatsoever http://blended-family-management.suit... Aug.08 I've upped my rating of this book (from three stars to four) because it played a role, in my recent life, in turning an almost irredeemable mess into something wonderful. And I'm pretty darn grateful.

  2. 5 out of 5

    The Cute Little Brown-haired girl

    Even after all the counseling I have had over the years,...there is this thing that happens to kids who never got to see their parents in a loving relationship within the home. You have nothing to go on for a role model on a daily basis that is healthy. So you are on your own. Hey, reading a book might not give all the answers, but it is better than watching reality TV for some sort of solice.

  3. 5 out of 5

    Debs

    The first section was pretty much useless for me - there was nothing in there that I didn't know or hadn't chewed over already, but I think it might be helpful for some. In the second section, the only chapter I managed before having to return it to the library was the one on romantic relationships, and that one was really the one I needed.

  4. 4 out of 5

    Kristin

    I couldn't really get into this book, it seemed like it didn't really apply to me. But it does contain some good information for people who are struggling...and I would recommend it to those who need it. I'm not going to finish reading it though.

  5. 5 out of 5

    Lara

    Couldn't make it through the first part of the book. There was no connection with any of the family examples; nothing mentioned about being raised by a single mother. There might have been something worthwhile in the second part, but I had no motivation to look.

  6. 5 out of 5

    Snail in Danger (Sid) Nicolaides

    Not perfect, but less theoretical (and IMO more useful) than The Unexpected Legacy of Divorce. Not perfect, but less theoretical (and IMO more useful) than The Unexpected Legacy of Divorce.

  7. 4 out of 5

    Gayle

    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. Very helpful.

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    Dr. Chad Newton, PhD-HRD

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