How to Talk to Your Adult Children About Really Important Things

Overview

When your child makes the transition to adulthood, it can be a challenging time for you as a parent. Suddenly there are limits on your responsibility and authority toward your child and you must learn how to relate in new ways. In order to communicate well and give your child the benefit of your long years of experience, you need to change the dynamics of the relationship with your adult child by letting go but also supporting when necessary.

How to Talk to Your Adult Children ...

See more details below
Available through our Marketplace sellers.
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (19) from $1.99   
  • New (3) from $8.51   
  • Used (16) from $1.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing 1 – 2 of 3
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$8.51
Seller since 2005

Feedback rating:

(1608)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
New

Ships from: Fort Worth, TX

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$45.00
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(135)

Condition: New
Brand new.

Ships from: acton, MA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing 1 – 2 of 3
Close
Sort by
Sending request ...

Overview

When your child makes the transition to adulthood, it can be a challenging time for you as a parent. Suddenly there are limits on your responsibility and authority toward your child and you must learn how to relate in new ways. In order to communicate well and give your child the benefit of your long years of experience, you need to change the dynamics of the relationship with your adult child by letting go but also supporting when necessary.

How to Talk to Your Adult Children About Really Important Things is a hands-on guide for parents who want to talk to their adult children about challenging issues and sensitive topics such as alternative lifestyles, financial self-reliance, relationships, your divorce or your child's divorce, moving out, moving back home, parenting, grand-parenting, sibling relationships, substance abuse, depression, dependence, independence, and more.

This comprehensive and handy resource offers useful guidelines and expert advice that can be adapted to fit your unique family situation. It will give you a solid foundation for constructive and candid communication with your adult children.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780787956141
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/30/2001
  • Edition description: 1 ED
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 5.47 (w) x 8.23 (h) x 0.92 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii
Introduction 1
Life Topics 5
Alternative Lifestyles 7
Careers 33
Your Adult Child's Homosexuality 51
Cohabitation: Yours and Theirs 75
Family Issues 89
Sibling Relationships 91
Moving Out 109
Marriage 127
Grandparenting 147
Your Divorce 167
Your Adult Child's Divorce 185
Problem areas 201
Extended Dependency 203
Financial Ties 227
Substance Abuse 247
Depression 267
Physical Domestic Abuse 287
Chapter Notes 307
The Author 309
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)