"Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers."
— Charles William Eliot
Books Mentioned /Recommended in the March 11th Divorce 101 by Dr. Joyce and
How to Know If Its Time to Go: A 10-Step Reality Test for Your Marriage by Dr. Lawrence Birnbach and Dr. Beverly Hyman
Deal Breakers: When to Work on a Relationship and When to Walk Away by Dr. Bethany Marshall
Coming Apart: Why Relationships End and How to Live Through the Ending of Yours by Daphne Rose Kingma - Dr. Joyce referred to this book as one that looks at relationships as befitting various stages of development and different developmental needs, and shows how some relationships can be sustained over the long haul and why some can not, or do not.
The Divorce Companion: Your Future Begins Now, by Adina Laver. - Dr. Joyce also referred to a multimedia workbook that her colleague wrote
Adult Books – General
Should I Stay or Should I Go?: A Guide to Knowing if Your Relationship Can and Should be Saved by Lundy Bancroft
Collaborative Divorce Handbook by Forest S. Mosten
For Better or For Worse: Divorce Reconsidered by E. Mavis Hetherington and John Kelly
Rebuilding: When your Relationship Ends by Bruce Fisher
The Good Divorce by Constance Ahrons
Divorce Poison: How to protect Your Family from Bad-mouthing and Brainwashing by Dr Richard A. Washak
Splitting: Protecting Yourself While Divorcing Someone with Borderline or Narcissistic Personality Disorder by Bill Eddy and Randi Kreger
Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking when Stakes are High by Kerry Patterson
Conscious Uncoupling: 5 Steps to Living Happily Even After by Katherine Woodward Thomas
Adult Books – Parenting and Children
What About The Kids?: Raising Your Children Before, During and After Divorce by Judith Wallerstein
The Co-Parenting Survival Guide: Letting Go of Conflict After a Difficult Divorce by Jeffrey Zimmerman, Ph.D. and Elizabeth Thayer, Ph.D.
Putting the Children First: Proven Strategies for helping Children Thrive Through Divorce by JoAnne Pedro-Carroll
Helping Your Kids Cope with Divorce the Sandcastles Way by M. Gary Neuman
Mom’s House, Dad’s House: Making Two Homes for Your Child by Isolina Ricci
Parenting After Divorce: Resolving Conflicts and Meeting Your Children’s Needs by Philip M Stahl, Ph.D.
Mom’s House Dad’s House for Kids: Feeling at Home in One Home or Two by Isolina Ricci, Ph.D.
A Smart Girl’s Guide to Her Parents’ Divorce by Nancy Holyoke and Scott Nash
“When Your Parents Divorce” a kid-to-kid guide to dealing with divorce by Kimberly King, Maryhelen Burk, Julissa Mora and Diane Malaspina Ph.D
Dinosaurs Divorce (A Guide for Changing Families) by Marc Brown and Laurie Krasny Brown
Two Homes by Claire Masurel and Kady MacDonald Dento