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Issues In Divorce


"Things will probably get worse over the course of the first year, then improve radically." – E. Mavis Hetherington

This section includes a selection of Questions and answers on divorce, as well as helpful books on divorce and its aftermath.


     Should I Divorce?

     Decision Time

     Permission to Divorce

     Rebuilding After Divorce

     The Ex

Book Reviews:

Rebuilding - rebuilding after divorce

Emotional Blackmail - dealing with controlling people

How To Survive The Loss Of A Love - separation caused by death or by choice

It's My Life Now - starting over after an abusive relationship

Leaving Him Behind - breaking free after marriage ends

On Becoming A Person - living life from the inside out


• Top quote is from E. Mavis Hetherington, For Better or For Worse, W.W. Norton & Company, 2003. Hetherington's research covered 1400 families and 2500 children for as much as three decades. It is the largest study on the effects of divorce ever done in the United States.

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