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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 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.

©2015 Henry Cloud and John Townsend (P)2015 Zondervan

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  • BLopez
  • 24-05-2019

worth listening to

I really needed to hear this book. It has opened my mind to have more grace for my mom. I have learned how to forgive my mom God's way. And how to move forward in our relationship.

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  • Clifton Brantley
  • 03-03-2019

Abridged, not the full book.

Excellent book. The only negative, and it’s a big one, is that it says it is unabridged but it is not.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 29-08-2018

Very good!

This is a great book, and it's very eye opening. I would highly recommend it to everyone.

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  • O
  • 23-05-2017

More for mothers to read, not children

This book is more for mothers with children than daughters or children. It gives more parental advice versus insight for the children.

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  • Thomas
  • 14-03-2018

Powerful

Very easy to listen too. This book is full of practical advise while not condoning mothers not the children.

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  • Amazzzing
  • 02-08-2016

The Best

If you have Mom issues - must read. It helps to identify the problem and gives a solution.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 12-01-2020

Great resource.

Another book by these 2 that most women should probably read. Before seeking a counselor, read this first.

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  • 01-03-2018

VERY TIMELY

Finally... I was " Let off 'The Hook' ".....
" Thank you, Lord of 'Grace' and 'Mercy'....

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  • Anonymous User
  • 01-02-2018

a necessary read!

find yourself so that you can offer your true self to your children and to the world

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  • Sonya
  • 23-08-2016

Good information!

This would be useful to nearly anyone who has/had a mom. I plan to share it.

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