Crossing Paths: How Your Child's Adolescence Can Be an Opportunity for Your Own Personal Growth

Crossing Paths: How Your Child's Adolescence Can Be an Opportunity for Your Own Personal Growth

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ISBN-13: 9780684804057
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication date: 07/04/1995
Pages: 288

About the Author

Laurence Steinberg, Ph.D., is the Distinguished University Professor and Laura H. Carnell Professor of Psychology at Temple University. He is the author or coauthor of several books and his work has also appeared in many publications, including The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. He lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Table of Contents

Part IParents at Midlife13
1Crossing Paths15
2The Merricks20
3Parents in Crisis31
4The Teenager as Trigger52
Part IIEmotional Responses77
5Jealousy79
6Abandonment98
7Loss115
8Powerlessness131
9Regret148
Part IIIReverberations165
10The Spillover into Marriage167
11The Spillover into Work187
12The Spillover into Parenting206
Part IVGrowth and Crisis at Midlife227
13Declining and Thriving at the Adolescent Transition229
14Opportunities for Growth and Crisis249
Notes263
Bibliography271
Index275

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