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Book reviews

A selection of book reviews by members and contributors.

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Should I Stay Or Go
Author
Lee Raffel

Until now, couples facing the dilemma of deciding whether or not to stay in an unhappy marriage had three options: individual or couples therapy, separation, or divorce. "Should I Stay or Go?" provides these couples with a fourth option - the Controlled Separation (CS). "Should I Stay or Go?" explains CS and shows how it can be used as a tool to help couples make the best decision for both partners.

 

Dr. Blues' Guide to Making Relationships Work
Author
Richard Blue, Lisa Blue

This book provides advice and tips to help couples who are trying to save their marrage.

It's Called a Break-up Because it's Broken
Author
Greg Behrendt, Amiira Ruotola-Behrendt

The latest book by Greg Behrendt, author of the multi-million plus copy bestseller 'He's Just Not That Into You', is another hilarious, wry and wise take on relationships, and how to move on when one goes sour. 'He's Just Not That Into You' is more than a book. It's a revolution. The phrase, coined by Behrendt for an episode of 'Sex and the City', has now entered the language: it features in ads, it's referred to in newspaper headlines and it has spawned spin-off spoof books and more. 'It's Called A Break-up Because It's Broken' promises to do this and more. It will help you get over anyone and move on. Behrendt's voice is unique - combining tell-it-like-it-is advice with humour and the 'guy's eye view'. The book is filled with solid advice to help you let go of your ex - for example: 'It's 3 am, the bottle of wine is empty, do you really want to make that call?' Each insightful chapter is complemented with a Q-and-A with Greg on what he's thinking, case studies, and games. Greg and Amiira tackle tough issues, such as break-up sex, how not to lose your friends during a break-up, and 10 great places to cry. It's the ultimate read and reference for anyone who has ever been in a relationship.

When He Leaves
Author
Kari West, Noelle Quinn

These women have been there and they have lived the pain, as I have. Everything they have gone through is very real and honest. This is the light at the end of the tunnel. After much prayer and down time, this book is helping me begin to find a way back to sanity and life again.

Divorced Dad's Survival Book
Tag Line
How to Stay Connected with Your Kids
Author
David Knox, Kermit Leggett

The Divorced Dad's Survival Book: How to Stay Connected with Your Kids shows how to navigate the process of getting a divorce so as to minimize the negative impact on one's children. The goal of the book is to show how fathers can use the divorce to improve their relationship with their kids. David Knox, a divorced father of two, presents a book designed to show fathers how to replace the fear of losing their children with insightful knowledge of what the children may be experiencing during the divorce and offers specific suggestions on maintaining and improving relations with them. The father-child relationship cannot only survive but also triumph over divorce through conscious and deliberate planning and execution.

The Divorced Dads' Handbook
Author
Steve Davies

This book provides practical hard-to-find help to fathers who are separated from their kids. It covers various relevant areas from legal and financial to emotional and recreational. This work is delivered in a down-to-earth and accessible style.

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Tag Line
Parental Separation, Your Rights and the Law
Author
Michael Robinson

The Custody Minefield is an essential self-help work for mothers, fathers and grandparents wishing to resolve residence and contact issues related to separation and divorce, and is intended for parents separating in England and Wales under the jurisdiction of the English and Welsh Courts.

How to Help Your Children Survive Your Divorce
Author
Jody Beveridge, Alan Bradley

It's extraordinary that there is no other book to help parents reduce the pains of divorce for their children. Both professional authors work in the areas of family support and family law. They have deep experience of the cause-and-effect problems that relate to divorce. This book draws on the questions children ask and the feelings they hide. These are organised as sub-headings under each new topic. The book explains in clear, simple terms how to anticipate problems, avoid unneccessary harm and, of course, what action to take if things have gone wrong.

Two Homes
Author
Claire Masurel

Alex has two homes - a home where Daddy lives and a home where Mummy lives. Alex has two front doors, two bedrooms and two very different favourite chairs. He has a toothbrush at Mummy's and a toothbrush at Daddy's. But whether Alex is with Mummy or Daddy, one thing stays the same: Alex is loved by them both - always. This portrayal of the life of a child whose parents are divorced is full of warmth, comfort and affection.

How to Do Your Own Divorce
Author
Peter Wade

This book will take you through every aspect of a divorce using clear explanations of the law, and providing checklists, together with examples of the court forms and draft letters. It explains the complete procedure.

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