Item description for Making Peace with Your Father: Understanding the Role Your Father Has Played in Your Life--Past to Present by David A. Stoop...
Overview For better or for worse, everyone has a father. Whether he was there or not during your youth, he has shaped and continues to shape who you are and how you function in every aspect of life. Society might declare that fathers aren't necessary, but that doesn't explain why people with absent or detached fathers have an empty, unidentifiable longing-for 'Dad.' Making Peace with Your Father offers a comprehensive look at the role of the father, a celebration of the positive influences of dads, studies of father absence and a thorough description of the impact abusive fathers have on their children. In 11 steps, you'll learn how to move toward forgiveness and make peace with your father for pain or difficulties he has brought to your life-allowing you to develop an even closer relationship with the heavenly Father. Join Dr. David Stoop in his revised and updated best-selling classic 'Making Peace with Your Father,' and discover the journey that all of us must take if we want to be made whole.
Publishers Description In this revised and updated copy of his best-selling book, Dr. David Stoop encourages readers to celebrate the positive influences their dads had on them and to make peace with their fathers for the difficulties and problems they may have caused. "Making Peace with Your Father" offers a comprehensive look at the role of the father, a study of father-absence, and a thorough description of the impact of abusive fathers. Readers will learn the 11-step process that gives hope and healing for relationships with fathers. This is a journey toward healing that all of us must take if we want to be whole whole.
Community Description Author Bio: DR. DAVID STOOP is a licensed clinical psychologist and the founder and director of the Center for Family Therapy. He is the author of more than 20 books, including and Forgiving the Unforgivable.
With his wife, Jan, he is also the coauthor of a number of books, including When Couples Pray Together. As a team, they have led seminars and retreats across the United States, and in Europe, Asia, Australia and South Africa on topics such as marital relationships, parenting, men's issues, fathering and forgiveness. David and Jan Stoop reside in Newport Beach, California and have three sons and five grandchildren.
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Studio: Regal Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 5.5" Height: 7.25" Weight: 0.28 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2004
Publisher GOSPEL LIGHT PUBLISHERS #9
ISBN 0830734414 ISBN13 9780830734412
Availability 0 units.
More About David A. Stoop
DAVID STOOP is a psychological counselor and bestselling author of many books, including Forgiving Our Parents, Forgiving Ourselves. He lives with his wife, Jan, in Newport Beach, California.
David A. Stoop currently resides in Newport Beach, in the state of California. David A. Stoop was born in 1960.