The Resource Leaving home : the art of separating from your difficult family, David P. Celani, (electronic resource)

Leaving home : the art of separating from your difficult family, David P. Celani, (electronic resource)

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Leaving home : the art of separating from your difficult family
Title
Leaving home
Title remainder
the art of separating from your difficult family
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David P. Celani
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eng
Summary
Why, after a childhood of emotional neglect and abuse, would a man move next door to the very parents who caused him pain? And how can a woman emerge from her mother's control in order to form healthy adult relationships? Giving up family attachments that failed to meet our needs as children, David Celani argues, is the hardest psychological task an adult can undertake. Yet the reality is that many adults re-create the most painful aspects of their early relationships with their parents in new relationships with peers and romantic partners, frustrating themselves and discouraging them from leaving their family of origin. Leaving Home emphasizes the life-saving benefits of separating from destructive parents and offers a viable program for personal emancipation. Celani's program is based on Object-Relations Theory, a branch of psychoanalysis developed by Scottish analyst Ronald Fairbairn. The human personality, Fairbairn argued, is not the result of inherited (and thus immutable) instincts. Rather, the developing child builds internal relational templates that guide his future interactions with others based on the conscious and unconscious memories he internalized from his primary relationship -- the one he experienced with his parents. While a child's attachment to parents who were neglectful or even abusive is not uncommon, there is a way out. Articulate, sensitive, and replete with examples from Celani's twenty-six years of clinical practice, this book outlines the practical steps to leaving home
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Midwest
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Celani, David P
Dewey number
306.874
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Literary form
non fiction
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  • Young adults
  • Adult children of dysfunctional families
  • Separation (Psychology)
  • Adult children
  • Self-help techniques
  • Teenagers and adults
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Leaving home : the art of separating from your difficult family, David P. Celani, (electronic resource)
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1 online resource
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  • electronic
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9780231509121
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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11862273
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MWT11862273
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Leaving home : the art of separating from your difficult family, David P. Celani, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231509121
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11862273
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MWT11862273
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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