Breaking new ground in family psychology, an exploration of the intricacy, friction, and love in the bonds between in-laws. When we marry, we believe the bond is between only two individuals. Few of us realize the power that inlaws will exert over our lives. But the in-laws we acquire when we marry affect our quality of lifeaour marriage, family, personal comfort, and long-term well-beingafor better or worse. What Do You Want From Me? takes a fresh look at the age-old problem of managing conflict with in-laws, offering practical help for dealing with problems that are both immediate (aHow do I deal with my in-laws now?a) and strategic (aHow can I change the nature of my in-lawsa demands?a). Terri Apter, a psychologist whose books on family dynamics have received international acclaim, draws on nearly two decades of psychological research to pinpoint the sources of tension between in-laws and explore the ways in which we can build healthy relationships with the in-laws in our lives.Terri Apter. You wouldna#39;t believeait makes no sense, but there it was, everything was always a sign that she was wrong for me. My sister is showing our mother a necklace her husband gave her, and mom turns to me and says, a#39;See, you haveanbsp;...
|Title||:||What Do You Want from Me?: Learning to Get Along with In-Laws|
|Publisher||:||W. W. Norton & Company - 2010-08-30|