Dr. Chafetz's new book! Available July, 2017.
LOVING HARD-TO-LOVE PARENTS
A Handbook for Adult Children of Difficult Older Parents
Everyone knows some truly fine people in their thirties to sixties whose older parents treat them really badly, with hurtful sarcasm, irrational demands, constant criticism, and undeserved anger. These frustrated, unappreciated adult sons and daughters simply want to be good to their parents. Perhaps you are one of these people yourself.
In this unique handbook, Dr. Chafetz provides adult children of difficult older parents (CODOPs) the tools they need to:
Here are thirty powerful, time-tested tools for CODOPs: