Our Mothers Ourselves (Paperback)

    Our Mothers Ourselves (Paperback)

    Henry Cloud & John Townsend
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    A new, healthier way of relating to your mother.

    No-one has influenced the person you are today like your mother. The way she handled your needs as a child has shaped your worldview, your relationships, your marriage, your career, your self-image—your life. Our Mothers, Ourselves can help you to identify areas that need reshaping, to make positive choices for personal change, and to establish a mature relationship with Mom today.

    Drs Henry Cloud and John Townsend steer you down a path of discovery and growth beyond the effects of six common mom types:

    • The Phantom Mom
    • The China Doll Mom
    • The Controlling Mom
    • The Trophy Mom
    • The Still-the-Boss Mom
    • The American Express Mom

    You'll learn how your mom affected you as a child and may still be affecting you today. And you'll find a realistic and empowering approach to filling your unmet mothering needs in healthy, life-changing ways through other people.

    Our Mothers, Ourselves is a biblical route to wholeness and growth, to deeper and more satisfying bonds with your family, friends, and spouse—and to a new, healthier way of relating to your mother today.

    About the Authors

    Dr Henry Cloud is a popular speaker and the co-host, with Dr John Townsend, of the nationally broadcast New Life Live! Radio programme, and co-founder of Cloud-Townsend Clinic and Cloud-Townsend Resources. His bestselling books include the Gold Medallion Award-winning Boundaries books and Making Small Groups Work. Dr Cloud and his wife and two daughters live in Southern California.

    Dr John Townsend is a leadership consultant, psychologist, and New York times bestselling author. He has written twenty-seven books, selling 8 million copies, including the 3 million-selling Boundaries series. John is founder of the Townsend Institute for Leadership and Counselling and conducts the Townsend Leadership Programme. He travels extensively for corporate consulting, speaking, and working with leadership families. He and his wife, Barbi, live in Newport Beach, California. They have two sons. One of Dr Townsend's favourite hobbies is playing in a band that performs in Southern California lounges and venues.