A Mother Apart: How to Let Go of Guilt and Find Happiness Living Apart from Your Child

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Women who find themselves living separate from their children usually feel isolated, unheard, and stigmatized by friends, relatives, and society at large. Finally, here is a resource for this ever-growing population of women. A Mother Apart provides deep insight and practical support to women as they struggle to find ways to adjust to living apart from their children. The helpful perspectives light the path on the way to …

--Understanding the nature of guilt and other paralyzing feelings --Grieving loss and moving forward --Figuring out how to stay connected as a mother even when living independently --Making good decisions about the future --Fully developing and defining love from afar

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As a qualified and experienced counsellor, Sarah Hart has worked with women dealing with gender-specific issues connected to finding personal and professional fulfilment, work/life balance and living apart from their children, for over ten years. She has a Masters Degree in Policy Studies, focusing on working women, motherhood and social policy. Drawing on her professional studies and her own personal experience of living apart from her child she offers a unique and pragmatic approach to support woman who find themselves for whatever reason, living apart from their children.

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A touching, inspiring, and deeply wise book...[that] shows us how to reach a deeper healing and love than we might ever imagined possible. --Anne Geraghty, author of In the Dark and Still Moving

A Mother Apart is a recipient of the prestigious Mom's Choice Award. The Mom's Choice Awards honors excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. An esteemed panel of judges includes education, media and other experts as well as parents, children, librarians, performing artists, producers, medical and business professionals, authors, scientists and others. A sampling of the panel members includes: Dr. Twila C. Liggett, Ten-time Emmy-winner, professor and founder of Reading Rainbow; Julie Aigner-Clark, Creator of Baby Einstein and The Safe Side Project; Jodee Blanco, New York Times Best-Selling Author; LeAnn Thieman, Motivational speaker and coauthor of seven Chicken Soup For The Soul books; Tara Paterson, Certified Parent Coach, and founder of the Mom's Choice Awards. Parents and educators look for the Mom's Choice Awards seal in selecting quality materials and products for children and families. This book/product has been honored by this distinguished award. --Mom's Choice Awards

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Book Description Crown House Publishing, United Kingdom, 2008. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. A Mother Apart has been written to relieve the isolation of the many women separated from their child who say, I thought I was the only one . Moving beyond the stereotype of mothers who leave, A Mother Apart provides insight and practical support for women struggling with their feelings as they adjust and come to terms with living life apart from their child.However you came to live apart and whether you re a mother who has regular contact, very little contact or no contact at all with your child - this book provides insight and understanding approaches to help you manage complex situations and strong emotions, including how to: understand and free yourself from excessive guilt and other difficult feelings; grieve your loss and move on with an open heart; learn the art of big hearted mothering - deep love from afar, over time; find positive ways to integrate your life as a mother apart and independent woman; review and develop your relationship with your child; develop amicable relationships with your child s father, father s new partner and other family members; make decisions about your future, including having new relationships and other children, with confidence; and, fully appreciate how the capacity to love deeply from afar makes you one of the most extraordinary mothers in the world. The number of mothers living apart from their children continues to rise. Women leave their children, lose custody, lose touch, choose part-time motherhood or find themselves with no contact at all, for a whole range of reasons. A Mother Apart: How to Let Go of Guilt and Find Happiness Living Apart from Your Child moves beyond the stigmatism linked to mothers who leave their children and offers understanding and practical support to help mothers come to terms with their emotions, as they adjust and come to terms to life apart from their child.The book s primary audience is: mothers who consciously chose to leave their children and mothers who find themselves separated due to circumstances out of their control i.e. losing custody, children taken into care, mental illness or abduction. The secondary audience is: new partners, relatives and friends with an interest in understanding and supporting the primary audience and counsellors working with woman apart from their children and services that support woman going through divorce and separation. Seller Inventory # AAZ9781845900946

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