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Walking on Eggshells Navigating the Delicate Relationship Between Adult Children and Parents

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ISBN-10: 0767920856

ISBN-13: 9780767920858

Edition: N/A

Authors: Jane Isay

List price: $16.95
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On giving advice: They Don't Want It. They Don't Hear It. They Resent It. Don't Give It. We raise our children to be independent and lead fulfilling lives, but when they finally do, staying close becomes more complicated than ever. And for every bewildered mother who wonders why her children don't call, there is a frustrated son or daughter who just wants to be treated like a grownup. Now, renowned editor Jane Isay delivers the perfect gift to both parents "and" their adult children--real-life wisdom and advice on how to stay together without falling apart. Using extensive interviews with people from ages twenty-five to seventy, Isay shows that we're far from alone in our struggles to…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 2/26/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.528
Language: English

Introduction
Happy Families Don't All Look Alike
Where Have All Our Children Gone?
Hiding in Plain Sight
One Size Doesn't Fit All
Big Children, Big Problems
Whose Life Is It, Anyway?
In-Laws, Stepparents, and Other Aliens
It's a Girl!
The Root of All Evil
The Family Connection
Home for the Holidays
The Song of Love
Epilogue: A Hole in My Heart
Acknowledgments
Readers' Guide