Silently Seduced: When Parents Make Their Children Partners

Silently Seduced: When Parents Make Their Children Partners

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Silently Seduced: When Parents Make Their Children Partners 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Kitan More than 1 year ago
I read this book because my therapist recommended it and it's wonderful. This book really helped me understand the covert incest/codependent relationship I had with both of my parents when I was growing up, and also really helped clarify how this relationship sabataged my romantic relationships as a teen and young adult. After learning these things and working with my therapist I was able to resolve some of these issues and have fulfilling relationships. I'm now happily married.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
As a wife caught in the middle of this surrogate husband and his mother, I found this book to be very enlightening. I am not sure if I will get my husband to go into therapy or even remotely acknowledge this syndrome.However, the book allows me to recognize this syndrome, acknowledge it as something real and not a fear pyschosis of my own making, nor some sort of hallucination. My MIL has lived with us for at least 4-6 months each year for the past 17 years, I have been married for 18 years now, and have a 17 year old daughter and 13 year old son. My FIL died soon after my daughter was born, and since then she has become our 'dependent'. My husband has been her surrogate husband ever since. As I write this review, he is taking my 75 year old MIL for a walk to the mall after arriving from work just 30 mins ago. A place that he will 'never=
Anonymous More than 1 year ago