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Don't Bite Your Tongue: How to Foster Rewarding Relationships with your Adult Children by Ruth Nemzoff Online



Don't Bite Your Tongue: How to Foster Rewarding Relationships with your Adult Children

Don't Bite Your Tongue: How to Foster Rewarding Relationships with your Adult Children

  • Title: Don't Bite Your Tongue: How to Foster Rewarding Relationships with your Adult Children
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  • ISBN : 9780230605183
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 256 pages


Parents make enormous sacrifices helping children become healthy and autonomous adults And when children are older, popular wisdom advises parents to let go, disconnect, and bite their tongues But increasing life spans mean that parents and children can spend as many as five or six decades as adults together actively parenting adult children is a reality for many famili Parents make enormous sacrifices helping children become healthy and autonomous adults And when children are older, popular wisdom advises parents to let go, disconnect, and bite their tongues But increasing life spans mean that parents and children can spend as many as five or six decades as adults together actively parenting adult children is a reality for many families.Dr Ruth Nemzoff a leading expert in family dynamics empowers parents to create close relationships with their adult children, while respecting their independence Based on personal stories as well as advice that she has accrued from years of coaching, this lively and readable book shows parents how to communicate at long distances discuss financial issues without using money as a form of control speak up when disapproving of an adult child s partner or childrearing practices handle adult children s career choices or other midlife changes navigate an adult child s interreligious, interracial or same sex relationshipsNo other book treats the challenges of parent and adult offspring relationships as part and parcel of a healthy family dynamic This practical lessons of Don t Bite Your Tongue will help parents play a vital and positive role in their children s lives


Author Ruth Nemzoff

Ruth Nemzoff, EdD, is the author of Don t Bite Your Tongue, and a popular speaker on the topic of parenting adult children and family dynamics Ruth was profiled or interviewed for many national and local papers and radio and television, including The Boston Globe, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Jewish Advocate, and InterFaith Family She is a resident scholar at Brandeis University s Women s




Don't Bite Your Tongue: How to Foster Rewarding Relationships with your Adult Children Reviews (11)

  • One big problem I had with this book was that nowhere does the author address how to go on when parents have really dropped the ball in Dr Nemoff s world, all parents are perfect or at least well meaning, as they have devoted their deepest love to their children There s no abuse, neglect, mental ill [..]

  • This is a hard book to rate It was a breeze to read and I have little recall of any earth shattering advice I thought that most of it was what my Mum called common sense The book is fine for everyday type miss communication or lack of communication, however, if you have deeper issues or behavior you [..]

  • Really good advice for parenting adult children in this day and age Parenting no longer stops when your child turns 21, 25, or even 30 A family is an interactive, interconnected dynamic What happens to one person in your family affects everyone else in the family In other words, a change in one part [..]

  • This book by the insightful family relations expert Dr Ruth Nemzoff is very informative and helpful to parents of adult children seeking mutually satisfying relationships as we age and our children assert their adulthood. [..]

  • I read this from the child side Some chapters didn t apply to my situation with my parents I liked the questions at the end of each chapter. [..]

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