Eric Maisel, Ph.D., is a retired family therapist, an active life coach, and the author of more than fifty books including his latest, Overcoming Your Difficult Family. He has been quoted or featured in a variety of publications, including Martha Stewart Living, Redbook, Glamour, Men's Health, the San Francisco Chronicle, and Self. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. His website is www.EricMaisel.com. Reprinted with permission from New World Library, www.NewWorldLibrary.com.