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.
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, Daughters of Divorce, Relationships and Marriage
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.
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. Through their journey we hear that divorce is a part of their lives, but does not define them. 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.
Suggested Resources for Finding a Therapist
The following websites can help you locate a certified therapist in your area. You can also contact your insurance company or your state licensing board for mental health providers.
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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