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Parenting Your Adult Childby Ross Campbell
Synopses & Reviews
Parenting doesn't end at 18.Has your nest not emptied? Has your adult child made lifestyle choices you don't agree with? Has becoming an in-law made you consider becoming an outlaw? Many parents today answer an exasperating 'yes' to these and many other questions that describe the frustration encountered between them and their adult children. Parenting no longer ends at 18, yet very few resources are available to help parents better communicate with their child who is no longer a child.Ross Campbell and Gary Chapman, authors of The Five Love Languages of Children, have teamed up again to bring us another tool for parenting. They will help you deal with such issues as: - Helping Your Child Find Success - Dealing with the Anger - When Adult Children Return with their Children - Religious Choices - Positive Parental LoveYou can survive this stage in your life. And with the excellent advice from Drs. Campbell and Chapman you can even enjoy it.
Few resources are available to help parents communicate with their child who is no longer a child. Here is a tool that will help you deal with such issues as: helping your child find success, when adult chil d ren return with their children, and more.
<P>More than 10 years after <EM>Parenting Your Adult Child</EM> was published, much has changed - including young adults themselves, as well as their parents. Economic upheavals, challenges to traditional values and beliefs, the phenomenon of over-involved "helicopter parenting" - all make relating to grown children more difficult than ever. Yet at the same time, being a parent of an adult child can bring great rewards. This revised and updated version of Dr. Gary Chapman's and Dr. Ross Campbell's message will help today's parents explore how to really love their adult child in today's changing world. The book includes brief sidebars from parents of adult children and adult children themselves with their own stories. An online study guide will also be available.</P>
About the Author
GARY CHAPMAN, PhD, is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling The 5 Love Languages. With over 30 years of counseling experience, he has the uncanny ability to hold a mirror up to human behavior, showing readers not just where they go wrong, but also how to grow and move forward. Dr. Chapman holds BA and MA degrees in anthropology from Wheaton College and Wake Forest University, respectively, MRE and PhD degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and has completed postgraduate work at the University of North Carolina and Duke University. For more information visit his website at www.5lovelanguages.com.
ROSS CAMPBELL, M.D., is the author of the bestselling book How to Really Love Your Child, which has sold more than one million copies. He has spent over 30 years as a clinical psychiatrist, concentrating on the parent-child relationship. Today he works with the Ministering to Ministers Foundation, serving individual ministers, their families, and church organizations. Dr. Campbell is the co-author of The Five Love Languages of Children and Parenting Your Adult Child and author of How to Really Love Your Teenager. Dr. Campbell resides in Signal Mountain, Tennessee.
Table of Contents
TABLE OF CONTENTS<BR><BR>Introduction: Great Joy... Or Great Pain<BR><BR>1. Getting to Know Today's Adult Child<BR><BR>2. When Your Adult Child Is Not Succeeding<BR><BR>3. When the Nest Isn't Emptying <BR><BR>4. When Your Adult Child Moves Home<BR><BR>5. Major Hurdles to Independence <BR><BR>6. Conflicts Over Lifestyle Issues <BR><BR>7. Becoming an In-law and a Grandparent <BR><BR>8. Meeting Your Own Needs<BR><BR>9. Developing a Confident, Growing Relationship<BR><BR>10. Leaving Your Child a Positive Legacy<BR><BR>
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