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Cutting Loose- An Adult Guide to Coming to Terms with Your Parents
Cutting Loose- An Adult Guide to Coming to Terms with Your Parents Author:Howard M. Halpern, Ph.D. How to be yourself - not your parent's child. Here you are, a full-fledged adult. You've got the scars to prove it. The honors, the failures, the relationships that didn't work, the relationships that did, maybe a marriage (or two, maybe a whole family of your own. And yet, to your parents, you're still a child.) — In this book, psychotherapi... more »st Howard, M. Halpern describes how people get stuck in frustrating parent/child patterns ... and how to get out of them. He talks about the tactics of the Martyred Mom, the Despotic Dad, moralistic parents, seductive parents, aging parents, and more.
He shows how you can break the old routines and begin to have better, happier relations with your parents - as adults, as equals, even as friends.« less