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Joint Custody with a Jerk : Raising a Child with an Uncooperative Ex: A Hands - on, Practical Guide to Communicating with a Difficult Ex-spouse

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Parenting is difficult enough in a family where two parents love and respect each other. In divorce, where the respect has diminished and the love has often turned to intense dislike, co-parenting can drive one or both parents to the brink of insanity. "Joint Custody with a Jerk" offers many proven communication techniques that help divorced parents with a difficult ex-husband or ex-wife. By describing examples of common problems and offering tools to examine your role in these sticky situations, this book teaches strategies for effective mediation that are easy to apply, sensible, timely, and innovative. This revised edition takes a look at today's digital forms of communication and their importance in custody conflicts, including a brand new chapter entitled "Communicating in Our Digital World," as well as updated material throughout that helps bring age-old issues into today's context.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 139.7 x 208.28 x 22.86mm | 272.15g
  • Griffin Publishing
  • Saint Martin's Griffin,U.S.
  • California, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised, Updated ed.
  • 0312584202
  • 9780312584207
  • 148,068

About Julie A. Ross

JULIE A. ROSS, M.A., is the Executive Director of Parenting Horizons, an organization devoted to enriching children's lives through parent and teacher education. She is the author of How to Hug a Porcupine: Negotiating the Prickly Points of the Tween Years, Now What Do I Do? A Guide to Raising Elementary Aged Children, and Practical Parenting for the 21st Century: The Manual You Wish Had Come with Your Child. She leads parenting workshops nationwide, and lives in New York City with her husband, daughter and son. JUDY CORCORAN is a freelance writer and marketing copywriter at MagazineMarketers.com. She is the author of three books, including The Concise Guide to Magazine Marketing: Tips, Tools and Best Practices. She is a single parent and both she and her daughter live in New York City.show more

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"Great counsel for happily-ever-after a divorce." --Kirkus Reviewsshow more

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