Befriending your Ex After Divorce

Befriending your Ex After Divorce

Making Life Better for You, your Kids, And, Yes, your Ex

Book - 2012
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Befriending Your Ex After Divorce presents communication strategies, anger management tips, and other advice for building and maintaining friendship and a positive coparenting relationship with an ex after divorce. Key Selling Points: ? 43 percent of first marriages end in divorce within fifteen years, and nearly half of all children will witness the breakup of a parent's marriage. Half of those children will also witness the breakup of a parent's second marriage (Furstenberg). ? Any divorce can end in a positive relationship that is supportive to both partners and creates an emotionally healthy environment for children. This book explores how this new approach to the post marital relationship is essential and how divorce can make families even stronger than they were during the marriage. Page 45 of 83 TIP SHEET TIP SHEET ? The negative effect of divorce on children can be most often attributed not to the divorce itself, but to the hostile and stressful home environment that divorce can create because of conflict between the parents after the divorce. Description: The negative effect that divorce has on kids is most often not the result of the divorce itself, but the negative, hostile, and combative nature of the parents' relationship. Not all divorces need to follow this unhappy script, but all too many do. Befriending Your Ex After Divorce is the guide divorced parents really need to develop a healthy post divorce relationship with their ex spouses. It features effective techniques for making peace with an ex spouse for the sake of the entire family. This book shows readers that it's both possible and desirable to have a positive, platonic relationship with an ex spouse long over the dissolution of a marriage. This type of post divorce relationship is becoming more and more common and benefits everyone involved. The parents are able to cooperate in raising children, and both parents are able to offer each other support in the wake of divorce. The true stories and practical suggestions in this book show how ex spouses can become supportive allies and partners through the ups and downs of parenting. Author Bio: Judith Ruskay Rabinor, PhD, is author of A Starving Madness and founder and director of the American Eating Disorders Center of Long Island. She has a private practice in New York City. Divorced over twenty five years ago, Rabinor has since remarried and coparented her two grown children.
Publisher: Oakland, Calif. : New Harbinger Publications, c2012.
ISBN: 9781608822775
Branch Call Number: 306. 89 RAB
Characteristics: 203 p. ; 24 cm.

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