The Same But Different (Paperback)

How Twins Can Live, Love, and Learn to Be Individuals

By Joan A. Friedman

Rocky Pines Press, 9780989346436, 179pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2014

List Price: 15.95*
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The Same but Different offers insights on and solutions to the challenges that arise when young adult twins are expected to be independent, self-assured "singletons" after having been raised as twins.

Written for twins, their families, and significant others, this book

-Instructs twins how to have an honest, authentic relationship

-Explains why twins may feel disappointed about friendships that don't match the twin connection

-Teaches twins how to work through their guilt about wanting more space

-Discusses why some twins are afraid they might never love anyone else as much as they love their twin

-Reveals how influential twin connections are in choosing a spouse, a profession, and a place to live

-Offers tips and strategies to navigate the issues of separation, individuality, and codependence

-Provides insight and understanding to families and significant others coping with twin struggles.