Why Can't We Get Along?: Healing Adult Sibling Relationships

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April 2002



Praise for Peter Goldenthals previous books: "[Dr. Goldenthals] techniques...are presented with insight and clarity. This is a unique and valuable book." — William B. Carey, M.D., Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine"Peter Goldenthal gives us new insights.... This is a must-read book." — Myrna Shure, Ph.D., author of "Raising a Thinking Child"Hasnt it gone on long enoughthe rivalry, the jealousy, the pent-up anger, and the grudges rooted in the past? In this book, renowned author and family psychologist Peter Goldenthal offers proven prescriptions for brothers and sisters who want to break through old, destructive patterns and create a richer, more loving, and more rewarding relationship with their adult siblings.Using dramatic case histories drawn from his own clinical practice, Dr. Goldenthal helps you understand why adult siblings fight. Warmly and insightfully, he presents practical techniques to: Communicate withand listen toyour siblingFree yourself from past resentmentsCope with your siblings selfish or inconsiderate behaviorSupport and comfort a sibling who suffers from mood problemsManage a siblings difficult personalityHelp your children avoid sibling problemsDont let old hurts and destructive behavior patterns overshadow the love you feel for your sibling. Read Why Cant We Get Along? and find the key to establishing warm and loving sibling relationships that will last a lifetime.


Preface. Acknowledgments. Introduction. PART I: UNDERSTANDING SIBLING RELATIONSHIPS. Chapter 1. Five Myths about Sibling Rivalry. Chapter 2. Acknowledgment Is Powerful. Chapter 3. Know Yourself: The Value of Self-Awareness. PART II: STRATEGIES FOR HEALING SIBLING RELATIONSHIPS. Chapter 4. How to Talk--and Listen to--Your Sibling. Chapter 5. Freeing Yourself from Resentment. Chapter 6. How to Break Destructive Patterns. PART III: HELP WITH HARD-TO-HEAL RELATIONSHIPS. Chapter 7. "My Sibling Is Just So Selfish!" Chapter 8. "But I'm Still Angry!" Chapter 9. Understanding and Helping a Sibling with Mood Problems. Chapter 10. Understanding and Managing Your Sibling's Difficult Personality. PART IV: LOOKING TO THE FUTURE. Chapter 11. Eighteen Ways to Help Your Children Avoid Sibling Struggles. Chapter 12. Advice for Spouses, Partners, and Other Innocent Bystanders. Afterword. Index.


PETER GOLDENTHAL, Ph.D., has spent two decades as a practicing family psychologist. The acclaimed author of Beyond Sibling Rivalry, he has been a featured guest on the Today show and frequently presents workshops on family and relationship issues.
EAN: 9780471388425
ISBN: 0471388424
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2002
Seitenanzahl: 237 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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