Magazine article Work & Family Life

Yes, You Can Go Home Again.At Any Age

Magazine article Work & Family Life

Yes, You Can Go Home Again.At Any Age

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Yes, you can go home again...at any age

Can close relatives live together successfully as adults? That is the overall question addressed in this wonderful new book, Under One Roof Again, by Susan Newman, Ph.D.

While families move back in together for reasons of health, convenience, or togetherness - most moves are financially driven. Whatever is behind the decision, being under one roof again has become the "new normal" and will continue to be, no matter what the economy does, says Dr. Newman see front pagi).

Interacting with parents, relatives and grownup children is a balancing act that requires special insights. As you read this book, you'll find examples of just about everything that can happen and advice on how to cope.

Under One Roof Again is full of down-to-earth, practical wisdom about what it takes to live together happily, such as establishing boundaries, putting groundrules in place, escaping the parent-child trap, separating money matters, coping with control issues and manipulation, sharing space, the dating life, the job hunt, and much more. …

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