Episode #37 Mothers, Adult Sons & Empty Nesting
(Guest: George Stahnke from Focus on the Family)
As a son grows into a young man, he needs his mother’s love and, now, more than ever, her respect.
This respect needs to be unconditional.
We need to understand our son’s:
Listen in as Charlotte and George Stahnke from Focus on the Family discuss some key points from Dr. Emerson
Eggerichs’ new book entitled: Mother and Son – The Respect Effect.
Your son does want to connect with you, but on his own terms. “Men do not fear transparency,” says Eggerichs, “they
fear shame, disapproval or a lecture. They fear disrespect.”
Charlotte and George dive in to unveil helpful understandings of your son and his need for your respect to establish
deeper levels of trust in your relationship.
Listen in to hear how to do life “shoulder to shoulder” with your son and more.
Other topics discussed include:
As we mothers believe in our sons and the person God made them to be, we can get through difficult seasons and enjoy
the blessings found in good times together.
Special thanks to George for his time and his own wise insight.
Remember… “the greatest of these is love.” 1 Corinth. 13:13.
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