Introduction - ambivalence in parent-child relations in later life, K. Pillemer, K. L scher. Conceptual and Historical Perspectives: Conceptualizing and uncovering intergenerational ambivalence, K. L scher; intergenerational ambivalences in the past - a social-historical assessment, A. Plakans. Assessing Intergenerational Ambivalence: Methodological issues in assessing ambivalences in intergenerational relations, F. Lettke, D.M. Klein; can't live with 'em, can't live without 'em - mothers' ambivalence toward their adult children, K. Pillemer; intergenerational ambivalence in the context of the larger social network, K.L. Fingerman; intergenerational ambivalence: methods, measures, and results of the Konstanz study, K. L scher, F. Lettke. Ambivalence, Care, and Intergenerational Relations: the filial task in midlife: ambivalence and the quality of adult children's relationships with their old-aged parents, F.R. Lang; ambiguous loss and ambivalence when a parent has dementia, P. Boss, L. Kaplan; the ambivalences of parental care among young German adults, D. Lorenz-Meyer. Intergenerational Ambivalence Involving Young Adults: the experience of ambivalence within the family: young adults "coming out" gay or lesbian and their parents, B.J. Cohler; ambivalence and attachment in family relationships, G.R. Maio et al; the once and future parents - exploring the impact of early parental memories on the anticipated life histories of young adults, H. Segal.