Table of contents for Forced to be family : a guide for living with sinister sisters, drama mamas, and infuriating in-laws / Cheryl Dellasega.


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Acknowledgements.
Introduction.
PART ONE: FEMALES IN THE FAMILY WAY.
Chapter One: A Tale of Two Sisters.
Chapter Two: The Kitchen Wars.
Chapter Three: The Female Family Clique.
Chapter Four: Evolved to Care: The Kin Keepers.
Chapter Five: Men Are Like Bricks, Women Are Like Mortar.
Chapter Six: Competition: A Help or Hurt?
Chapter Seven: How True, and For Who?
Chapter Eight: Friend vs. Female Family Feuds.
PART TWO: MOTHERS, SISTERS, AND DAUGHTERS.
Chapter Nine: Motherhood, Revisited.
Chapter Ten: Distressing Daughters.
Chapter Eleven: Sweetly Sinister Sisters.
PART THREE: IN LAWS AND OTHERS.
Chapter Twelve: Mothers and Sisters, By Law.
Chapter Thirteen: Daughtering, The In-Law Way.
PART FOUR: NOT QUITE FAMILY, DEFINITELY RA.
Chapter Fourteen: Family, More or Less: Extended, Extra, Estranged.
Chapter Fifteen: Carebearing and Carewearing.
Chapter Sixteen: Really Forced to be Family: Divorced.
PART FIVE: CONNECTED, CARING, OR COPING.
Chapter Seventeen: The Female Family Maintenance Plan.
Chapter Eighteen: The Transformation Treatment Plan.
Chapter Nineteen: A Time to Act.
Chapter Twenty: Special Strategies for Mother or Sister R.
Chapter Twenty One: Special Strategies for In-Laws or Ex's.
Chapter Twenty Two: Relative RA: What a Therapist Has to Say.
Conclusion.
Appendix A: Relative RA: Some Common Behaviors.
Appendix B: Writing About Relative RA.
Appendix C: RA Relative Quiz.
References.
Index.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Women -- Family relationships.
Family.