There are certain times in a parent's life that disappointment presents itself in different forms. Parents with Broken Hearts: Helping Parents of Prodigals to Cope discusses the consequences of destructive and poor choices made by adult children and some of the ways parents cope with these decisions. Subjects such as keeping secrets, sibling conflict, and extension of pain to marriage are included and discussed at length. The easy-to-read text is very informative and offers compassionate and understanding suggestions to overcome the obstacles that parents face.
This book offers a much-needed message: there is hope and healing available for every parent who has suffered a broken heart. The author is honest about spiritual disappointment and gently leads parents to entrust their adult children to God. He helps parents accept what has happened to the family, how to stop blaming themselves, how to regain peace of mind, and how to enjoy a fulfilling life despite pain.