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When He's Married to Mom How to Help Mother-Enmeshed Men Open Their Hearts to True Love and Commitment

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ISBN-10: 0743291387

ISBN-13: 9780743291385

Edition: 2007

Authors: Kenneth M. Adams, Alexander P. Morgan, Kenneth Adams

List price: $18.99
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When a Woman Is in an Emotional Tug-of-War for Her Man's Heart Why can't he commit? Many women find themselves asking this question when in love with a man who won't get married, won't stop womanizing, or refuses to give up his sex addictions. Often this kind of man is bound by an unhealthy attachment to his mother. This phenomenon is called "mother-son enmeshment." InWhen He's Married to Mom, clinical psychologist and renowned intimacy expert Dr. Kenneth M. Adams goes beyond the stereotypes of momma's boys and meddling mothers to explain how mother-son enmeshment affects everyone: the mother, the son, and the woman who loves him. In his twenty-five years of practice, Dr. Adams has…    
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Book details

List price: $18.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication date: 3/13/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Kenneth M. Adams, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and internationally recognized expert in treating trauma-induced intimacy disorders. Dr. Adams is the author of Silently Seduced. He lives with his family in Rochester Hills, Michigan. To learn more about Dr. Adams, please visit

Acknowledgments A Loss of Freedom: The Enmeshment Trap
What Are You Dealing With?
Anne's Dilemma:The Man Who Won't Commit
Doug's First Date:The Womanizer
Tony Just Wants to Have Fun:The Perpetual Adolescent
Father Mark Is Killing Himself:The Burned-out Caretaker
Sam Loves His Computer:The Cybersex Addict
Why Warren Will Never Be President:The Disappointed Hero
Freddy Has Anxious Sex:The Lost Man
Why Do Mother-Enmeshed Men Struggle to Be True to Themselves?Betrayed by Enmeshment
How Can You Heal?
Becoming Aware:Making the Unconscious Visible
The Healing Journey:About Therapy
How Do You Build Healthy Relationships?
Being Your Own Man:How a MEM Can Make Things Better with Parents, Siblings, and Others
Divorce Mom and Don't Marry Someone Like Her:Guidelines for MEM on Dating and Marriage
Should I Stay or Should I Go?And Other Questions Asked by Women Involved with MEM
Guardian Angels:Parenting Is a Spiritual Mission
Getting Past Enmeshment:A New Freedom Notes Recommended Reading