(Getting to the Relationship you want with Your Adult Daughter*)
- Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
- On Sale: February 16, 2010
- Price: $13.99
- ISBN: 978-1-60142-162-3 (1-60142-162-1)
God healing us versus us trying to fix each other feels eternally better.
There are few books that you read that really change your life, and this was one of them. By concentrating on the importance of respecting your daughter as an individual, and as an adult, the authors highlighted issues that exist within the mother-daughter relationship that most people cannot even begin to explain.
A daughter wants to feel that her mother is not trying to “fix” things for her, but instead that her mother has confidence in her that she will figure even this tough situation out, and she will find a solution. Instead of giving advice on everything, especially when the advice was not requested, just listen and provide support. (Respect, Love, Patience, Forgiveness, Kindness…etc.)
What extraordinary advice!
The paradigm shift for me was realizing that I had been trying to change so many people’s lives, and trying to tell adults what to do with their lives. These adults who had taken care of themselves before they even met me! These adults who were no longer children, and were certainly not my children!
Needless to say- I wholeheartedly recommend this book. If you have a great relationship with your mother (or your adult daughter), it could always be better and if you have a not-so-great relationship, then this book will provide you with an opportunity to start afresh.
The chapters are insightful and discussion questions at the end of the book are also very helpful.
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* Random House provided me with a free copy of this book to review