General Non-fiction Works on Daughters of Divorce and Related Topics:
Ahrons, Constance, P.h.D. We’re Still Family: What Grown Children Have to say About Their Parents’ Divorce. New York: Harper Collins, 2004.
Amato, Paul R. Alone Together: How Marriage in America is Changing. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 2007.
Barash, Susan Shapiro. Women of Divorce: Mothers, Daughters, and Stepmothers – The New Triangle. Far Hills, NJ: New Horizon Press, 2003.
Barish, Kenneth, PH.D. Pride & Joy: A Guide to Understanding Your Child’s Emotions and Solving Family Problems. Oxford University Press, 2012.
Beattie, Melody. Beyond Codependency and Getting Better All the Time. New York: Harper Collins, 1991.
Bloomfield, Harold H., M.D. Making Peace With Your Parents. New York: Ballantine Books, 1983.
Branden, Nathaniel. The Psychology of Romantic Love. New York: Jeremy P. Tarcher, 1980.
Coleman, Joshua, Ph.D. When Parents Hurt. New York: Collins Living, 2008.
Coleman, Joshua, Ph.D. The Marriage Makeover: Finding Happiness in Imperfect Harmony. New York, St. Martin’s Griffin, 2003.
Davis, Michele Weiner. The Divorce Remedy: The Proven 7-Step Program for Saving Your Marriage. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2001.
Gilligan, Carol. In A Different Voice: Psychological Theory and Women’s Development. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1982.
Gottman, John M. The Relationship Cure: Five Steps to Strengthening Your Marriage, Family, and Friendships. New York: Three Rivers, 2010.
Hetherington, E. Mavis. For Better or Worse: Divorce Reconsidered. New York: W.W. Norton, & Co., 2002.
Hirschfeld, Mary. The Adult Children of Divorce Workbook. Los Angeles, CA: Jeremy P. Tarcher, 1992.
Laiken, Deidre S. Daughters of Divorce: The Effects of Parental Divorce on Women’s Lives. New York: William Morrow and Co., 1981.
LaMotte, Elisabeth Joy. Overcoming Your Parents’ Divorce: 5 Steps to a Happy Relationship. Far Hills, NJ: New Horizon Press, 2008.
Luskin, Fred Dr. Forgive For Good: A Proven Prescription for Health and Happiness. New York: Harper Collins, 2002.
Marquardt, Elizabeth. Between Two Worlds: The Inner Lives of Children of Divorce. New York: Three Rivers Press, 2005.
Milford, Anne and Gauvain, Jennifer. How Not to Marry the Wrong Guy. New York: Broadway Books, 2010.
Paul, Pamela. The Starter Marriage and the Future of Matrimony. New York: Random House, 2003.
Pipher, Mary. Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Lives of Adolescent Girls. New York: Penguin, 1994.
Rogers, Beverly and Tom. Adult Children of Divorced Parents: Making Your Marriage Work. San Jose, CA: Resource Pub., 2002.
Rosenthal, Sarah Simms, Ph.D. The Unavailable Father. San Francisco, CA: Jossey: Bass, 2010.
Staal, Stephanie. The Love they Lost: Living with the Legacy of Our Parents’ Divorce. New York: Delacorte Press, 2000.
Shandler, Sara. Ophelia Speaks. New York: Harper Perennial, 1999.
Subotnik, R.S., and Harris, Gloria G. Surviving Infidelity: Making Decisions, Recovering from the Pain. Avon, MA: Adams Media. 2005.
Thayer, Elizabeth S. Ph.D., Zimmerman, Jeffrey Ph.D. The Co-Parenting Survival Guide: Letting Go of Conflict after a Difficult Divorce. New Harbinger Publications, Inc. 2001.
Wallerstein, Judith Ph.D. The Unexpected Legacy of Divorce: the 25 Year Landmark Study. New York: Hyperion, 2000.
Zimmerman, Jeffrey Ph.D., and Elizabeth S. Thayer, Ph.D. Adult Children of Divorce: How to Overcome the Legacy of Your Parents’ Breakup and Enjoy Love, Trust, and Intimacy. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Pub., 2003.
Informational Websites on Divorce, Co-Parenting, Daughters of Divorce, Relationships, Dating, Co-Dependency, and Marriage
Co-Parenting Resources for Parents Living Apart in Massachusetts
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Successful co-parenting requires flexibility, respect, responsibility, accountability, and good communication. On top of all of these skills there are also many situations that arise that can be difficult to resolve. What’s the best residential schedule for both parents and their children? Who makes the major parenting decisions? How are punishments handled? This resource helps divorced parents work through the hurdles of co-parenting.”
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With an estimated 1,000 online dating sites in existence, it can be hard to sift through all the options and decide which is the best site. Being able to know how to evaluate a dating site is essential in the decision process, and it will bring you that much closer to finding a good match.
Adult Children of Divorce
http://www.brokencircleproject.org/ The Broken Circle is an international program designed to give adult children of divorce a voice. It is comprised of interviews and amazing photographs of young adults raised in divorced homes.
www.lifescript.com. This is a women’s informational website that provides easy access to hundreds of articles on women’s psychosocial health issues.
www.coldfeetpress.com. This website offers information and resources about relationship issues. Anne Milford and Jennifer Gauvain offer tips from their book How Not to Marry the Wrong Guy. Jennifer Gauvain, MSW, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker in private practice in St. Louis, Missouri.
www.smartmarriages.com. This website for the Coalition for Marriage, Family, and Couples Education is full of helpful resources – and it’s not limited to married people. The recommended resources and classes are relevant for couples at any stage – dating, engaged, newlywed, or cohabiting.
Divorce and Related Issues
DivorcedMoms.com is the leading resource and community for divorced moms to connect, communicate, express their passion and thoughts, share experiences and find expert information and advice.
Powered by the foremost divorce experts and bloggers, and by all of our Divorced Moms, DivorcedMoms.com is your special place – if you are facing the prospect, in the midst of, or rebuilding your life after divorce, this is where you will find trusted information to guide you.
www. rebuilding.org. Information on the rebuilding program and locations all over the world where the class is offered. This program is a step-by-step guide to help people put their lives back together after a breakup or divorce.
www.Divorcecentral.com. A good listing of resources about separation and divorce… along with a resource guide, message boards, and chat.
www.Divorcehood.com. A wonderful website that offers articles and blogs to women dealing with the divorce experience.
www.divorcesupport.com. A mega-site with information with divorce and family law topics such as: child custody, visitation, child support, alimony, and property division.
www.professorchild.com. Professor Child’s “Children and Divorce” film brings together eight children to share their personal divorce stories. Their stories are unique, yet universal. They describe what divorce means to them, how it has changed their lives, what has helped, what they love most about their families, and much more. The film is helpful tool for any child experiencing divorce and wishing to know that they are not alone in the experience.
www.sincemydivorce.com A terrific website that offers weekly blogs on a variety of topics related to post-divorce adjustment. You can sign up for a weekly enewsletter which is highly informative.
http://www.abandonment.net/ Susan Anderson, LICSW founded this site and it offers strategies and hope to individuals dealing with abandonment issues – related to divorce and other losses. She has over 30 years of experience and has conducted research on victims of abandonment, trauma, grief, and loss. Follow Susan here: fullyfollow.me/susananderson and @susan_anderson_
Darlene Lancer, JD, MFT Author of Codependency for Dummies
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Suggested Resources for Finding a Therapist or Mediator
The following websites can help you locate a certified therapist or mediator in your area. You can also contact your insurance company or your state licensing board for mental health providers.
http://www.ecmediation.com/eileen-coen/ Eileen Coen is an attorney and trained mediator who provides mediation services to clients in Maryland, Northern Virginia, and the District of Columbia.
www.find-a-therapist.com: The largest online database of therapy providers.
www.goodtherapy.org: Resources for individual, couples, marriage, family, or group therapy.
www.networktherapy.com: This provider directory features a searchable database of psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, counselors, and treatment centers and support for people with mental health concerns.
www.therapistlocator.net: A public service of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT).
www.psychologytoday.com: Click on “Find a Therapist.”
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