Relationship Issues and Parenting

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Relationship Issues and Parenting

Hold Onto Your Kids, Gordon Neufeld and Gabor Mate,Vintage Canada, 2004
Excellent advice on how to keep things together with kids when it feels that they are drifting away into the grips of peer pressure. Clearly explains the powerful impact of attachment theory.

Hold Me Tight, Su Johnson, Little Brown and Company, New York, 2008
A book by a well known Ottawa Emotionally Focused Therapy couple therapist that many couples find helpful in understanding the deeper issues that underlie much of the conflict in couple relationships.

Healing the Wounds In Couple Relationships, Martin Rovers, Novalis, 2005
Another great book by an Ottawa therapist. The book explains the attachment styles we bring into our intimate relationships and how they play out when the stakes are high. Very easy to read and informative.

The Dance of Intimacy by Harriet Goldhor Lerner, Harper and row, USA, 1989
eloquently explains the patterns we unwittingly create in our intimate relationships and what we can do to change them.

Facing Love Addiction, Pia Mellody, Harper, San Francisco, 1992
this book by one of the pioneers in co-dependency research and teaching discuss the dynamics of intense relationships that are based in addiction and addictive thought.