What makes a family happy? Why do some marriages 'succeed' and others end in divorce? How can we free ourselves from the legacy of past mistakes and bring about positive change? Love, sex and marriage and parenthood, depression and sadness, independence and experience are just a few of the many issues explored in conversation by family therapist Robin Skynner and his former patient and comedian, John Cleese. Guiding us through the daily issues that confront us all, FAMILIES AND HOW TO SURVIVE THEM offers vital advice in helping each of us to maintain a happy, healthy family life. Looking candidly at everything from our relationships with our parents to why and how we choose our partners, no emotional stone is left unturned: jealousy, rage, fear, envy, love, obsession, hope and despair - all are featured-with practical advice on how to turn round a negative situation and bring about change for the better.
An in-depth and easily explained way to allow us to understand early human behaviour and how it has an affect on adult life. I couldn’t put this book down. Highly recommended.
Families and How to survive them.
EVERYONE should read this book! This book truly changed my life.
If you have problems dealing with those in close relationships to you then this is a must read! This will help you in your relationships with Partners, Parents, Siblings and your own Children. It is one of those books where you think, 'But that's just common sense',.... It is,...... but seeing it written down seems to make it more real somehow!