The Marriage Rules by Harriet Lerner
The Secrets of Happily Married Men by Scott Haltzman and Theresa Foy Digeronimo
The Secrets of Happily Married Women by Scott Haltzman and Theresa Foy Digeronimo
The Relationship Cure by John Gottman
The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by John Gottman


The Primal Teen by Barbara Strauch
The Anxiety Cure For Kids by Elizabeth DuPont Spencer, Robert DuPont and Caroline DuPont
How to Talk So your Kids Will Listen, How to Listen So your Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber
Now I Know Why Tigers Eat Their Young by Peter Marshall

Anxiety and Depression:

The Anxiety Book by Jonathan Davidson
Don't Sweat the Small Stuff by Richard Carlson
When Someone you Love Is Depressed by Laura Epstein Rosen and Xavier Francisco Amador
Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life by Steven Hayes
Mind Over Mood by Dennis Greenberger and Christine Padesky

Books for Children:

Dinosaur's Divorce by Marc Brown & Laurie Krasny Brown, for ages 4-7, offers an explanation of what children going through divorce can expect.
The Days of Summer by Eve Bunting, for ages 5-8, tells the story of two sisters adjusting to their grandparents' divorce.
The Divorce Express by Paula Danzinger, for teens through young adults, is about a ninth-grader who must ride a bus between her parents' homes.
I Don't Want To Talk About It by Jeanie Franz Ransom, for ages 4-8, is a story about the range of emotions children experience.
It's Not Your Fault, Koko Bear by Vicki Lansky, for ages 3-7, tells the story about a preschooler bear who hears that her parents are getting a divorce.
Loon Summer by Barbara Santucci, for ages 5-9, is about a girl spending her first summer with her father after her parents' divorce.
Rope Burn by Jan Siebold, for ages 9-12, is about a boy who explores the challenges teenagers face when their parents' divorce.

Books for Parents:

What about The Kids? Raising your Children Before, During and After Divorce by Judith Wallerstein and Sandra Blakeslee
Tug of War: A Judge's Verdict on Separation, Custody Battles, and the Bitter Realities of Family Court by Harvey Brownstone
Growing Up with Divorce: Helping Your Child Avoid Immediate and Later Emotional Problems by Neil Kalter
In the Name of the Child: A Developmental Approach to Understanding and Helping Children of Conflicted and Violent Divorce by Janet Johnston, Vivienne Roseby and Kathryn Kuehnle
Between Two Worlds: The inner Lives of Children of Divorce by Elizabeth Marquardt
The Emotional Life of the Toddler by Alicia Lieberman
For Better or For Worse: Divorce Reconsidered by E. Mavis Hetherington and John Kelly
Divorce Poison: How to Protect Your Family from Bad-Mouthing and Brainwashing by Richard Warshak
Joint Custody with a Jerk: Raising a Child with an Uncooperative Ex by Julie Ross and Judy Corcoran


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