Applies principles of mediation to typical family disputes--such as, who gets the house after a divorce or who should support an elderly parent--demonstrating how to handle conflict, how to avoid futile blaming, and how to fight fair
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: A VERY INTERESTING BOOOK...THE WRITING STYLE IS ATTRACTIVE, SENSIBLE, AND PRACTICAL. THE AUTHOR TAKES A POSITIVE, PRAGMATIC APPROACH TO SOLVING TROUBLESOME SITUATIONS IN A FAMILY. ROBERT COULSON SHOWS HOW, BY THE SIMPLE ACT OF TALKING TO EACH OTHER WITH THE AID OF A SKILLED MEDIATOR, PEOPLE CAN WORK OUT THEIR OWN SOLUTIONS TO COMPLICATED PROBLEMS. DELINQUENT ADOLESCENTS, MARITAL CONFLICTS, AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR AN ELDERLY PARENT ARE SOME OF THE SUBJECTS DISCUSSED. AT A TIME WHEN THE FAMILY IS GOING THROUGH MAJOR CHANGES, THIS IS AN IMPORTANT BOOK FOR FAMILY MEMBERS AND THOSE WHO HELP THEM...DR. NORMAN VINCENT PEALE.