Below are some suggested readings and resources to help you with your divorce. Many of these book are available for free at your public library. Click on any link below to purchase from

Joint Custody With a Jerk – Raising a Child with an Uncooperative Ex
Julie A Ross, M.A. and Judy Corcoran
Does Wednesday mean Mom’s house or Dad’s? – Parenting Together While Living Apart
Marc J. Ackerman, Ph.D.
Parenting after Divorce: A Guide to Resolving Conflicts and Meeting your Child’s Needs
Philip M. Stahl, Ph.D.
Creating Effective Parenting Plans: A Developmental Approach for Lawyers and Divorce Professionals
John Hartson, Ph.D., and Brenda Payne
How to Avoid the Divorce From Hell* (and Dance Together at Your Daughters Wedding)
Sue Talia
Second Chances
Judith S. Wallerstein
The Unexpected Legacy of Divorce
Judith S. Wallerstein
Divorce Rules For Men: A Man to Man Guide for Managing Your Split and Saving Thousands
Martin Shenkman
Be a Great Divorced Dad
Kenneth Condrell
Live-away Dads: Staying a Part of Your Children’s Lives When They Aren’t a Part of Your Home
William Klatte
Throwaway Dads: The Myths and Barriers that Keep Men from Being the Father’s They Want to Be
Ross Parke and Armin Brott
The Essential Grandparent’s Guide to Divorce: Making a Difference in the Family
Lillian Carson
Playing House: A Starter Guide for Being A Grown-Up
Celeste Perron
The Proper Care and Feeding of Marriage
Laura Schlessinger
What Every Woman Should Know about Divorce and Custody
Gayle Rosenwald Smith and Sally Abrahms
Aftermarriage: The Myth of Divorce
Anita Wyzanski Robboy
Torn Asunder
Dave Carder
The Verbally Abusive Relationship
Patricia Evans
Controlling People
Patricia Evans
Verbal Abuse Survivors Speak Out
Patricia Evans
Surviving the Break-up: How Children and Parents Cope with Divorce
Judith S. Wallerstein
Divorce Casualties: Preventing your child from Parental Alienation
Douglas Darnall
Helping Your Kids Cope With Divorce the Sandcastles Way
Gary Neuman
What About the Kids
Judith S. Wallerstein
The Good Marriage
Judith S. Wallerstein
Mom’s House, Dad’s House – Making Shared Custody Work
Isolina Ricci
Guide to Tax and Financial Issues in Divorce
Bruce L. Richman
The Five Love Languages, How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate
Gary Chapman

Books for Kids:

Dinosaurs Divorce
Laurence Krasny Brown and Mark Brown
Divorce is a Grown-up Problem
Janet Sinberg
Divorced But Still my Parents
Shirley Thompson, PH.D & Dorothy Rankin
Help! A Girl’s Guide to Divorce and Stepfamilies
Nancy Holyoke & Scott Nash
It’s Not Your Fault, Koko Bear
Vicki Lansky
Mommy and Daddy are Diwoorced Now… but I am still me
Connie Pirrone

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