Why Can't We Get Along?
14%
off

Why Can't We Get Along? : Healing Adult Sibling Relationships

3.69 (36 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 
Free delivery worldwide Expected delivery to the United States in 7-10 business days.
Not ordering to the United States? Click here.
Order now for expected delivery to the United States by Christmas Order now for expected delivery to the United States by Christmas

Description

Praise for Peter Goldenthal s previous books: "[Dr. Goldenthal s] techniques...are presented with insight and clarity. This is a unique and valuable book." --William B. Carey, M.D., Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine "Peter Goldenthal gives us new insights...This is a must-read book." --Myrna Shure, Ph.D., author of Raising a Thinking Child Hasn t it gone on long enough the rivalry, the jealousy, the pent-up anger, and the grudges rooted in the past? In this book, renowned author and family psychologist Peter Goldenthal offers proven prescriptions for brothers and sisters who want to break through old, destructive patterns and create a richer, more loving, and more rewarding relationship with their adult siblings. Using dramatic case histories drawn from his own clinical practice, Dr. Goldenthal helps you understand why adult siblings fight.
Warmly and insightfully, he presents practical techniques to: Communicate with and listen to your sibling Free yourself from past resentments Cope with your sibling s selfish or inconsiderate behavior Support and comfort a sibling who suffers from mood problems Manage a sibling s difficult personality Help your children avoid sibling problems Don t let old hurts and destructive behavior patterns overshadow the love you feel for your sibling. Read Why Can t We Get Along? and find the key to establishing warm and loving sibling relationships that will last a lifetime.
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 238 pages
  • 149 x 233 x 14mm | 396g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0471388424
  • 9780471388425
  • 468,323

Back cover copy

Praise for Peter Goldenthal's previous books:

[Dr. Goldenthal?s] techniques...are presented with insight and clarity. This is a unique and valuable book. --William B. Carey, M.D., Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Peter Goldenthal gives us new insights.... This is a must-read book. --Myrna Shure, Ph.D., author of Raising a Thinking Child

Hasn't it gone on long enough?the rivalry, the jealousy, the pent-up anger, and the grudges rooted in the past? In this book, renowned author and family psychologist Peter Goldenthal offers proven prescriptions for brothers and sisters who want to break through old, destructive patterns and create a richer, more loving, and more rewarding relationship with their adult siblings.

Using dramatic case histories drawn from his own clinical practice, Dr. Goldenthal helps you understand why adult siblings fight. Warmly and insightfully, he presents practical techniques to: Communicate with?and listen to?your sibling Free yourself from past resentments Cope with your sibling's selfish or inconsiderate behavior Support and comfort a sibling who suffers from mood problems Manage a sibling's difficult personality Help your children avoid sibling problems Don't let old hurts and destructive behavior patterns overshadow the love you feel for your sibling. Read Why Can't We Get Along? and find the key to establishing warm and loving sibling relationships that will last a lifetime.
show more

Table of contents

Preface. Acknowledgments. Introduction. PART I: UNDERSTANDING SIBLING RELATIONSHIPS. Chapter 1. Five Myths about Sibling Rivalry. Chapter 2. Acknowledgment Is Powerful. Chapter 3. Know Yourself: The Value of Self-Awareness. PART II: STRATEGIES FOR HEALING SIBLING RELATIONSHIPS. Chapter 4. How to Talk--and Listen to--Your Sibling. Chapter 5. Freeing Yourself from Resentment. Chapter 6. How to Break Destructive Patterns. PART III: HELP WITH HARD-TO-HEAL RELATIONSHIPS. Chapter 7. "My Sibling Is Just So Selfish!" Chapter 8. "But I'm Still Angry!" Chapter 9. Understanding and Helping a Sibling with Mood Problems. Chapter 10. Understanding and Managing Your Sibling's Difficult Personality. PART IV: LOOKING TO THE FUTURE. Chapter 11. Eighteen Ways to Help Your Children Avoid Sibling Struggles. Chapter 12. Advice for Spouses, Partners, and Other Innocent Bystanders. Afterword. Index.
show more

About Peter Goldenthal

PETER GOLDENTHAL, Ph.D., has spent two decades as a practicing family psychologist. The acclaimed author of Beyond Sibling Rivalry, he has been a featured guest on the Today show and frequently presents workshops on family and relationship issues.
show more

Rating details

36 ratings
3.69 out of 5 stars
5 17% (6)
4 42% (15)
3 36% (13)
2 6% (2)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X