"As we all come to realize, sooner or later, our childrens' lives speak our truth. In What Children Learn from Their Parents' Marriage,
Dr. Judith Siegel throws a wonderfully clarifying light upon the specific ways in which the ordinary interchanges of the couple create their youngsters' basic blueprint for later loving and relating." -- Maggie Scarf, author of Intimate Worlds
"Dr. Judith Siegel has written a compact, elegantly simple, thoroughly useful book that all parents'and many others'will find helpful and illuminating. One of the most valuable roles a clinician can fill is that of informed messenger, taking the hard-won lessons learned from people in distress and offering them up to others, so that they might avoid the same distress. Dr. Siegel is an honest, careful and intelligent messenger." -- Edward Hallowell, M.D., co-author of Driven to Distraction
"Fear not: The numerous clinical cases illustrated here demonstrate how you can improve your children's perspective of mariltal relationships. It's never too late. All parents can benefit from this solid read." -- Nashville Parent
"Looking at marriage from the child's point of view is a valuable and essential perspective. Dr. Siegel's book is interesting and easy to read, and will be of great value to many parents." -- Donald R. Bardill, Ph.D., Editor, The Journal of Family Social Work
"This startling and significant book is truly a wake-up call for all parents today. Our children are watching!" -- -- Stephen R. Covey, author of The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Families
"This startling and significant book is truly a wake-up call for all parents today. Our children are watching!" -- Stephen R. Covey, author of The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Families
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About the Author
Judith P. Siegel, Ph.D., C.S.W., is an associate professor at the New York University Ehrenkranz School of Social Work and a marriage and family therapist in private practice. A recognized expert in her field, she is the author of two academic books and numerous articles on marital dynamics and marriage therapy.