My Divorce Journal

My Divorce Journal : A Guided Path to Moving Forward

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"A top-of-list guidebook for separating and divorcing parents." -Barbara Fidler, Ph.D., Clinical Developmental Psychologist

Anyone whose marriage or common-law relationship has ended usually feels bewildered and adrift. "Just what on earth happened to me and how can I make sure it doesn't happen again?" they wonder. Both authors have personally experienced divorce and its repercussions and have gone on to find love again. Building on David's legal knowledge and Pat's personal experiences, they look at divorce from both sides of the desk: a divorce lawyer seated opposite a distraught client.

This book walks through the five recovery stages that follow relationship breakdown: reacting to upheaval, managing logistics, taking care of your children, navigating your feelings, and moving forward.

Pairing My Divorce Journal with a blank writing journal creates a road map to your new, fulfilling future. By exploring your pain, yearnings, and priorities with refreshing candour, your guided path to moving forward will come into focus. The written exercises will keep you grounded and engaged during this exhilarating process. The worksheets you periodically complete will show how much you've already accomplished.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 336g
  • English
  • 1778045200
  • 9781778045202

Review quote

"A top-of-list guidebook for separating and divorcing parents providing valuable information and practical suggestions to assist with a soft landing." -Barbara Fidler, Ph.D., Clinical Developmental Psychologist

"A thoughtfully written and unusual blend of factual information, empathy, compassion, optimism and practical how-to and how-not-to." -Irwin Butkowsky, Ph.D., child psychologist and parenting assessor

"Offers readers the opportunity to deal with their emotions through honest self-reflection and reminds us that the destination of our healing journey is in our hands." -Mahesh Prajapat, MSW, former COO for Toronto Children's Aid Society

"A powerful book that equips those going through divorce to make informed, better choices; engage self care; and see the light at the end of the tunnel." -Seema Jain, MSW, LLB, accredited family law mediator/arbitrator

"A roadmap . . . to navigate the difficulties of separation and divorce, while maintaining both financial and mental health. Read this book through all stages of your journey." -Murray Lightman, LLB, founding and 41-year partner of Levitt, Lightman, Dewar & Graham
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