Understanding the borderline mother : helping her children transcend the intense, unpredictable, and volatile relationship (Book, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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Understanding the borderline mother : helping her children transcend the intense, unpredictable, and volatile relationship

Author: Christine Ann Lawson
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Rowman & Littlefield edView all editions and formats
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"Some readers may recognize their mothers as well as themselves in this book. They will also find specific suggestions for creating healthier relationships. Addressing the adult children of borderlines and the therapists who work with them, Dr. Lawson shows how to care for the waif without rescuing her, to attend to the hermit without feeding her fear, to love the queen without becoming her subject, and to live with  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Ann Lawson
ISBN: 0765703319 9780765703316 0765702886 9780765702883
OCLC Number: 55966154
Notes: Originally published: Northvale, N.J. : Jason Aronson, 2000.
"A Jason Aronson book."
Description: xvii, 330 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Make-believe mothers --
The darkness within --
The waif mother --
The hermit mother --
The queen mother --
The witch mother --
Make-believe children --
Fairy-tale fathers --
Loving the waif without rescuing her --
Loving the hermit without feeding her fear --
Loving the queen without becoming her subject --
Living with the witch without becoming her victim --
Living backwards.
Responsibility: Christine Ann Lawson.

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Addressing the adult children of borderlines and the therapists who work with them, this book shows how to care for the waif without rescuing her, to attend to the hermit without feeding her fear, to  Read more...

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This wonderfully readable book is totally devoid of jargon and pedantry. The writing is concise and simple, although the subject is complex and weighty. With picturesque nosology, Dr. Lawson writes Read more...

 
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