by J Jerry Bigner
Release Date: May 13, 2013
Gain a better understanding of the special therapeutic issues and needs of GLBT families
In terms of research, GLBT families constitute a neglected segment of society. Gender and sexual orientation can make the issues in family studies even more difficult to work through. An Introduction to...
Release Date: September 2, 2014
In many ways the family is the foundation of society. However, most of us don't live in picture-perfect families, and we didn't come from perfect families either. We all have something about our family life that could be changed for the better. It's true that we do have control over our own destinies,...
A self-help guide to change through Family of Origin therapy
by Dr. Ronald W. Richardson
Release Date: February 24, 2012
Improve your personal relationships. Most people’s lives are complicated by family relationships. Birth order, our parents’ relationship, and the “rules” we were brought up with can affect our self-esteem and relationships with spouses, children, and other family members. Family of Origin...
Finalist for a Lambda Literary Award for best LGBT Anthology
Winner of a 2015 Silver Independent Publisher Book Award
At no other time in history have lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) relationships and families been more visible or numerous. A Family by Any Other Name recognizes...
How Formal and Informal Contracts Shape All Kinds of Families
by Martha M. Ertman
Release Date: May 26, 2015
Blends memoir and legal cases to show how contracts can create family relationships
Most people think of love and contracts as strange bedfellows, or even opposites. In Love’s Promises, however, law professor Martha Ertman shows that far from cold and calculating, contracts shape and sustain...
by Jen Leong
Release Date: May 9, 2013
Make It Happen with Feng Shui: Attract Healthy Family Relationships Part of a series, extracted from the original full version of Make It Happen with Feng Shui: Attract What YOU Want! — Includes bonus section “Part 1: Mastering the Fundamentals,” which contains additional Feng Shui tips for...
A Guide to Healing, Enriching & Enjoying Your Relationships
by Next Avenue
Release Date: January 1, 2014
How can we improve and enrich our family relationships? Even people who are outwardly confident, successful in their professional lives and have rewarding friendships can be undone by uncomfortable, cold or combative relationships with their siblings, parents, children and grandkids.
Moving On from the Family, Work, and Relationship Issues That Bring You Down
by Avril Carruthers
Release Date: December 26, 2013
A guide to leaving painful, destructive relationships behind—both at home and at work
Toxic relationships often come disguised as seemingly normal ones. These subtly destructive relationships are characterized by the slow erosion of self-esteem, a loss of personal identity, or a growing desire...
Making Sense of Sibling Relationships in Adulthood
by Suzanne Degges-White
Release Date: June 21, 2017
Sibling relationships are special in many ways, not least because often siblings are the family members who go through their whole lives together But those relationships can be fraught with strife or tension, bouts of happiness or strain and stress. They can predict and affect other relationships...
A Revolutionary Guide On Using Mawaddah And Rahmah To Drastically Boost Emotional Intimacy In Your Family
by Ismail Shaikh
Release Date: May 2, 2018
We are constantly reminded of dwelling in Sakinah (tranquility) with our spouses and practicing Mawaddah (love) and Rahmah (mercy) with them. Yet we all know of close and extended family and friends whose marriages and families are wrought with commitment, communication, and conflict management problems....
by Gillian Barbara Andale
Release Date: November 17, 2014
Everything you need to know whether you are recently divorced, dating, committing to a new beginning or dealing with the myriad of challenging second unions bring. Second Chance for a love to last takes you on a journey, It starts with marriage and relationships in general and takes you through...
by Marjory Levitt, Ph.D., Jo Ann Levitt
Release Date: August 26, 2009
Experience the miracle of healing with a unique step-by-step program for enhancing adult sibling relationships — created by siblings for siblings
Much has been written about the relationships of parents and children. But the unsung chord in all of our adult relationships, professional and...
by Eric C. Dohrmann
Release Date: March 11, 2015
Who is a stranger to us? Do you have very many acquaintances? What are important characteristics of a friend for you? Have you ever had a close relationship with another you could call a brother or sister? Have you discovered the greatest, long-lasting relationship of all? Do you know that this is...
An Inside View of Women Who Love Lifers and Death Row Inmates
by Charlyne Gelt, Ken Rubin
Release Date: May 6, 2014
Hades' Angels: An Inside View of Women Who Love Lifers and Death Row Inmates is the story of twenty-six women who each experienced a transformative journey through their relationships with prison lifers and death row inmates. These women did not know these men prior to his incarceration. This work applies...