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My Sister, My Self: Understanding the Sibling Relationship That Shapes Our Lives, Our Loves, and Ourselves
     

My Sister, My Self: Understanding the Sibling Relationship That Shapes Our Lives, Our Loves, and Ourselves

by Vikki Stark
 

Discover the unexpected ways that being a sister affects your life choices Whether your sister relationship was close, conflicted, or somewhere in between, that childhood bond shaped the woman you are today. Having grown up as an older, younger, middle, or twin sister influences your choice of occupation, your circle of friends, your love life—even how you

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Discover the unexpected ways that being a sister affects your life choices Whether your sister relationship was close, conflicted, or somewhere in between, that childhood bond shaped the woman you are today. Having grown up as an older, younger, middle, or twin sister influences your choice of occupation, your circle of friends, your love life—even how you feel about your own body.

My Sister, My Self provides you with powerful tools to:

  • Come to terms with a challenging sister relationship
  • Make sense of your need to depend on or control others
  • Recognize how your sister role influences your interactions with friends and colleagues
  • Understand the sister role you've played since childhood

"Vikki Stark's study of sibling relationships will take you to new depths of understanding of yourself, your sister, and the myriad ways you shaped each others' lives. You'll find a wealth of workable suggestions for getting . . . to a healthier, happier relationship with the one woman who shares your genes and your history."
—Adele Faber, coauthor of Siblings Without Rivalry Vikki Stark, M.S.W., has twenty years' experience as a family therapist, supervisor, and educator and appears regularly as a guest expert on television. Originally from New York City, she now lives in Montreal.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071478793
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
09/28/2006
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.55(d)

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Meet the Author

Vikki Stark, M.S.W., has twenty years' experience as a family therapist, supervisor, and educator and appears regularly as a guest expert on television. Originally from New York City, she now lives in Montreal.



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