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The Way They Were: Dealing with Your Parents' Divorce after a Lifetime of Marriage

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How to deal with your parents’ divorce when you’re not a kid anymore

As the divorce rate soars among the baby-boomer generation, more and more people in their twenties and thirties are being faced with the divorce of their parents, and few resources exist to help them cope with their unique circumstances. Written by an award-winning journalist who has lived through her own parents’ midlife divorce, this practical, comforting guide includes advice on:

• How to help your parents without getting caught in the middle

• How to have tough conversations with your parents about money, property, and inheritance—theirs and yours

• How to understand the complexities of infidelity and stepfamilies

• How to rebuild relationships with each parent after the divorce

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Synopsis:

A groundbreaking study offers a timely and compassionate resource for adults confronting the midlife divorce of their parents, explaining how to recognize and manage parent-child role reversal, cope with a stepfamily and remarriage, set boundaries with parents, and deal with other painful issues. Original. 20,000 first printing.

Synopsis:

How to deal with your parents’ divorce when you’re not a kid anymore

As the divorce rate soars among the baby-boomer generation, more and more people in their twenties and thirties are being faced with the divorce of their parents, and few resources exist to help them cope with their unique circumstances. Written by an award-winning journalist who has lived through her own parents’ midlife divorce, this practical, comforting guide includes advice on:

• How to help your parents without getting caught in the middle

• How to have tough conversations with your parents about money, property, and inheritance—theirs and yours

• How to understand the complexities of infidelity and stepfamilies

• How to rebuild relationships with each parent after the divorce

Table of Contents

Ready, set, grieve — Who's the parent, who's the child — Caught in the middle — Without family — The trouble with stepfamilies — Truth, lies, and parents who cheat — Love can last — Going home.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307422460
Subtitle:
Dealing with Your Parents' Divorce after a Lifetime of Marriage
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Author:
Brooke Lea Foster Foreword by Ian Birky, PhD
Author:
Birky, Ian
Author:
Foster, Brooke Lea
Author:
Brooke Lea Foster
Author:
Ian Birky
Subject:
Family & Relationships : Divorce & Separation
Subject:
Family & Relationships : Family Relationships
Subject:
Divorce & Separation
Subject:
Family Relationships
Subject:
Divorce
Subject:
Adult children of divorced parents
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20060124
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
299

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Child Care and Parenting » General
Health and Self-Help » Self-Help » Divorce and Separation
Health and Self-Help » Self-Help » General

The Way They Were: Dealing with Your Parents' Divorce after a Lifetime of Marriage
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Product details 299 pages Crown Publishing Group - English 9780307422460 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , A groundbreaking study offers a timely and compassionate resource for adults confronting the midlife divorce of their parents, explaining how to recognize and manage parent-child role reversal, cope with a stepfamily and remarriage, set boundaries with parents, and deal with other painful issues. Original. 20,000 first printing.
"Synopsis" by , How to deal with your parents’ divorce when you’re not a kid anymore

As the divorce rate soars among the baby-boomer generation, more and more people in their twenties and thirties are being faced with the divorce of their parents, and few resources exist to help them cope with their unique circumstances. Written by an award-winning journalist who has lived through her own parents’ midlife divorce, this practical, comforting guide includes advice on:

• How to help your parents without getting caught in the middle

• How to have tough conversations with your parents about money, property, and inheritance—theirs and yours

• How to understand the complexities of infidelity and stepfamilies

• How to rebuild relationships with each parent after the divorce

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