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A family therapist uses the family trees of famous dynasties--such as the Kennedys--to show how behavior repeats itself from one generation to the next and to examine the effects of birth order and other factors. 10,000 first printing.
From the Publisher
Showing examples within famous families--like the Kennedys, Hepburns, and Beethovens--the author discusses the influences of birth order, family myths, and much more, to aid in reader understanding and empowerment. Includes end-of-chapter questions.
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No matter how old we are, or how far from home, our family remains with us - we share their looks and gestures, social values and concept of "home". Yet we often fail to connect with family members, and in remarkable ways our early experiences with family are repeated with marriage partners and children. In this revelatory book, esteem...