Parents with Broken Hearts by Bill Coleman, just released by BMH Books of Winona Lake, Ind., is a book designed to help parents overcome the feelings of guilt, disillusionment, and despair over the bad choices their children make.
Every parent who has ever had a broken heart is encouraged to read and to let the healing process begin and hope be restored.
According to the author, even the most loving parents may feel guilt, disillusionment, and despair at the choices their children make. In this practical handbook, Coleman, a licensed counselor, helps parents accept what has happened in their family, stop blaming themselves, regain peace of mind, and enjoy a fulfilling life despite pain.
Originally written in 1996, this 2007 version has been completely edited and updated and a chapter on “Children of Adoption” has been added.
Among the stimulating chapter titles are “Why Children Hurt Parents,” “Secrets of Imperfect Families,” “Birthdays and Holidays,” “Marriage Damage,” and “Eating Pudding Pies.”
William Coleman is a licensed counselor and writer who has authored more than 100 books. He is a graduate of Washington Bible College in Washington D.C., and of Grace Theological Seminary in Winona Lake, Ind.
The 135-page paperback retails for $13.99 and is available in bookstores, online at www.bmhbooks.com, or by calling 1-800-348-2756. The ISBN number is 978-0-88469-257-7.