Walking on Eggshells: Navigating the Delicate Relationship Between Adult Children and Their Parents (Paperback)

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    Jane Isay has been an editor for over forty years. She discovered Mary Pipher's Reviving Ophelia, commissioned Patricia O'Connor's bestselling Woe Is I and Rachel Simmons' Odd Girl Out, and edited such nonfiction classics as Praying for Sheetrock and Friday Night Lights. She lives in New York City, not too far from her grown children and grandchild.
    On giving advice:
    They Don’t Want It.
    They Don’t Hear It.
    They Resent It.
    Don’t Give It.


    We raise our children to be independent and lead fulfilling lives, but when they finally do, staying close becomes more complicated than ever. And for every bewildered mother who wonders why her children don’t call, there is a frustrated son or daughter who just wants to be treated like a grownup. Now, renowned editor Jane Isay delivers the perfect gift to both parents and their adult children—real-life wisdom and advice on how to stay together without falling apart.

    Using extensive interviews with people from ages twenty-five to seventy, Isay shows that we’re far from alone in our struggles to make this new, adult relationship work. She offers up groundbreaking insights and deeply moving stories that will inspire those in even the toughest situations. Isay’s warmth and wit shine through on every page as she charts an invaluable course through the confusing, and often painful, interactions parents and children can face. Walking on Eggshells is the much-needed road map that will keep you connected to the people you love most.

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    ISBN 9780767920858
    Genre SELF-HELP / General
    Format Paperback
    Pages 242
    Publisher Date 2008-02-26 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Anchor Books
    Copyright Year 2007
    Height 8.0 in
    Wdth 5.0 in
    Thickness 0.5 in
    Unit weight 0.4 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle Navigating the Delicate Relationship Between Adult Children and Their Parents
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Isay, Jane
    Dimensions 8.0x6.0x1.0
    Country of Origin United States

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      This is an excellent book. I highly recommend all parents read this book. It has already improved my relationship with my grown son and daughter.

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