The Mom Factor

The Mom Factor

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No one has influenced the person you are today like your mother. The way she handled your needs as a child has shaped your worldview, your relationships, your marriage, your career, your self-image -- your life. The Mom Factor can help you identify areas that need reshaping, to make positive choices for personal change, and to establish a nature relationship with Mom today. Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend steer you down a path of discovery and growth beyond the effects of six common mom types: - The Phantom Mom . . . - The China Doll Mom - The Controlling Mom . . . - The Trophy Mom - The Still-the-Boss Mom . . . The American Express Mom -- You'll learn how your mom affected you as a child and may still be affecting you today. And you'll find a realistic and empowering approach to filling your unmet mothering needs in healthy, life-changing ways through other people. The Mom Factor is a biblical route to wholeness and growth, to deeper and more satisfying bonds with your family, friends, and spouse -- and to a new, healthier way of relating to your mother today.show more

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 134.62 x 213.36 x 17.78mm | 249.47g
  • ZONDERVAN
  • Grand Rapids, United States
  • English
  • 0310225590
  • 9780310225591
  • 92,240

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No one has influenced the person you are today like your mother. The way she handled your needs as a child has shaped your worldview, your relationships, your marriage, your career, your self-image -- your life. The Mom Factor can help you identify areas that need reshaping, to make positive choices for personal change, and to establish a nature relationship with Mom today. Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend steer you down a path of discovery and growth beyond the effects of six common mom types: - The Phantom Mom . . . - The China Doll Mom - The Controlling Mom . . . - The Trophy Mom - The Still-the-Boss Mom . . . The American Express Mom -- You'll learn how your mom affected you as a child and may still be affecting you today. And you'll find a realistic and empowering approach to filling your unmet mothering needs in healthy, life-changing ways through other people. The Mom Factor is a biblical route to wholeness and growth, to deeper and more satisfying bonds with your family, friends, and spouse -- and to a new, healthier way of relating to your mother today.show more

Table of contents

ContentsIntroduction1. What About Mom, Anyhow?2. The Phantom Mom3. Rebuilding Your Connection4. The China Doll Mom5. Getting It Together6. The Controlling Mom7. Becoming Your Own Person8. The Trophy Mom9. Getting Real10. The Still-the-Boss Mom11. Rebuilding Your Adulthood12. The American Express Mom13. Leaving Home the Right Way14. For Women Only15. For Men Only16. What About Now?Notesshow more