Mom Still Likes You Best: The Unfinished Business Between Siblings

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Doubleday, 2010 - Family & Relationships - 178 pages
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The author of Walking on Eggshells turns her wisdom to the sometimes heartbreaking but always meaningful bond between brothers and  sisters—a  must-read for anyone blessed with the gift (or burden) of a sibling.

There's a myth out there that good relations between brothers and sisters do not include conflict, annoyance, disagreement, or mixed feelings. Isay believes this is a destructive myth, one that makes people doubt the strength of the connection with their siblings. Brothers and sisters may love and hate, fight and forgive, but they never forget their early bonds.

Based on scores of interviews with brothers and sisters young and old, Mom Still Likes You Best features real-life stories that show how differences caused by family feuds, marriages, distance, or ancient history can be overcome. The result is a vivid portrait of siblings, in love and war.

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User Review  - Mary Lou - Goodreads

This book's title is a bit mis-leading. The vast majority of the work is concerned with relationships between siblings, not parental preferences. Very readable and interesting. Read full review

Review: Mom Still Likes You Best: The Unfinished Business Between Siblings

User Review  - Mindi - Goodreads

The book got a little repetitive toward the end but enjoyed it for insights into my relationship with my siblings and the relationship developing between my children. Read full review

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About the author (2010)

JANE ISAY has been an editor for over forty years. She discovered Mary Pipher's Reviving Ophelia and edited such nonfiction classics as Praying for Sheetrock and Friday Night Lights. She lives in New York City, not too far from her children and grandchildren.

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