Updated: Dec. 8, 2017

Titles About Work and Family Life from the Lending Library

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Another Country: Navigating the Emotional Terrain of Our Elders
Mary Bray Pipher (March 1999)
A guide to aging parents for a generation of baby boomers who are finding themselves unprepared to care for those who have always cared for them.
ISBN 1573221295
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The Body Never Lies: The Lingering Effects of Cruel Parenting
Alice Miller and Andrew Jenkins (May 2005)
Shows how a child’s humiliation, impotence, and bottled rage can manifest itself as adult illness.
ISBN 9780393060652
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Cherishment: A Psychology of the Heart
Elisabeth Young-Bruehl and Faith Bethelard (February 2000)
Helps readers attune sensitively to the ways people express their need for affection in the details of daily life and relationships.
ISBN 9780684859668
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Empty Nesting: Reinventing Your Marriage When the Kids Leave Home
David H. Arp, Claudia S. Arp, Scott M. Stanley, Howard J. Markman and Susan L. Blumberg (November 2001)
Instructions for managing and understanding your marriage during the difficult transition period of when the children leave the home. 
ISBN 0787960411
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Family Rules: Raising Responsible Children
Kenneth Kaye (July 1984)
Provides ground-rules and insight to begin to manage an unruly home life.
ISBN 0802707718
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For Parents and Teenagers: Dissolving the Barrier Between You and Your Teen
William Glasser, M.D. (July 2003)
Describes a technique of parenting called ‘choice theory’ to help readers reconnect with their teenage children.
ISBN 0060007990
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The Mastery of Love: A Practical Guide to the Art of Relationship
Don Miguel Ruiz (March 1999)
A Toltec wisdom book where the author brings to light the commonly held fallacies and misplaced expectations about love that permeate most relationships and uses stories to import the wisdom of three fundamental Toltec masteries (awareness, transformation, and love).
ISBN 9781878424426
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Should You Marry a Lawyer?: A Couple’s Guide to Balancing Work, Love & Ambition
Fiona Travis, Ph.D. (September 2003)
A realistic look at what married life with a lawyer is like and helps to make an informed decision.
ISBN 9780940675551
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True Love: How to Make Your Relationship Sweeter, Deeper and More Passionate
Daphne Rose Kingma (December 1994)
Helps readers expand the possibilities of true love in their lives, with ideas for bringing love to new levels of intimacy, trust, and pleasure.
ISBN 0943233135
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The Truth Will Set You Free: Overcoming Emotional Blindness and Finding Your True Adult Self
Alice Miller (December 2002)
Shows how spanking and humiliation produce dangerous levels of denial that can lead to emotional blindness and mental barriers that cut off awareness and the ability to learn.
ISBN 9780465045853
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Unhappy Teenagers: A Way for Parents and Teachers to Reach Them
William Glasser, M.D. (April 2002)
Provides strategies for dealing with problematic teenagers from a professional standpoint.
ISBN 9780060007980
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