This book finds itself being part of the rising tide of interest and investigation into the nature of relationship experience for siblings, same sex twins, and opposite sex twins. It illuminates adult opposite sex twinship that has been undervalued and even hidden.
Table of Contents
Preface -- Introduction -- What is the existing knowledge on opposite sex twins? -- The research project. Who was involved? -- The philosophy of spontaneity -- The research design -- Comments by the opposite sex twins during Workshop -- Workshop 2. The opposite sex twins’ reflections on Workshop 1 and the individual interviews -- The family stories told by the opposite sex twins -- The opposite sex twins’ similarity to, and difference from, siblings and same sex twins -- The archive of the findings -- The essence of resonance -- The paradox of opposite sex and resonance -- Organizations for twin care, support, and research