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The Secret Meaning of Money: How to Prevent Financial Problems from Destroying Our Most Intimate Relationships

The Secret Meaning of Money: How to Prevent Financial Problems from Destroying Our Most Intimate Relationships

Cloé Madanes

ISBN: 978-0-787-94116-1 March 1998 Jossey-Bass 195 Pages

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Breaks the silence about the power money holds over familylife

Internationally known psychologist Cloe Madanes and writer ClaudioMadanes present a revolutionary view of the role money plays infamilies. In dozens of stories, anecdotes, and case histories, theyshow how family members all use money in covert ways that expressdesires, struggles for power, and yearning for commitment. Toprevent money issues from destroying relationships, the authorspresent an extraordinary problem-solving technique that uses moneyto restore and heal family relationships.
1. Introduction: The Challenge of Money.

2. Money and the Young Couple.

3. Money and Our Difficult Parents.

4. What Parents Can Do for Children with Money.

5. Money and the Middle Years.

6. Divorce and the Second Marriage.

7. When Parents Are Impoverished.

8. Problems of a Wealthy Family.

9. Money and the Older Couple.

10. The Positive Use of Money.

11. Money and Irrational Behavior.
"A treasure chest of wisdom about the touchiest and most explosivetopic of family life. Pure gold!'' (Frank S. Pittman III, M.D.,author of Man Enough: Fathers, Sons and the Search forMasculinity)

"Overspending is a common dysfunction among couples, and theMadanes have some unorthodox but effective possible solutions."(Dallas Morning News)

"Don't let the small size and easy readability of this book foolyou. Its message is concentrated: It is possible to have both moneyand love." (The Psychotherapy Letter)

"Overspending is a common dysfunction among couples, and theMadanes have some unorthodox but effective possible solutions."(Dallas Morning News)