Divorce Is Not the End of the World: Zoe's and Evan's Coping Guide for Kids

Overview

Lots of kids are dealing with divorce and going through the same things you are. At ages 15 and 13, Zoe and Evan wrote an honest, positive, and practical guide for kids that covers topics like: Feeling guilty, mad, sad, or scared, Adjusting to different rules at different houses, Dealing with birthdays, holidays, and other special occasions, Living with stepparents and blended families, and more... In this new edition, Zoe and Evan look back upon the advice they gave with a ...
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Overview

Lots of kids are dealing with divorce and going through the same things you are. At ages 15 and 13, Zoe and Evan wrote an honest, positive, and practical guide for kids that covers topics like: Feeling guilty, mad, sad, or scared, Adjusting to different rules at different houses, Dealing with birthdays, holidays, and other special occasions, Living with stepparents and blended families, and more... In this new edition, Zoe and Evan look back upon the advice they gave with a fresh perspective ten years later.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780613867979
  • Publisher: San Val, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 7/1/1997
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Age range: 10 - 13 Years

Meet the Author

Ellen Sue Stern is the founder of Expecting Change Workshops, President of Stern Literary Enterprises, a Celebrity Ambassador for the National MS Society, and the author of twenty books. Her writing has been featured in Self, Women's Day, Marie Claire, Sports Illustrated, WebMd, Match.com, and CNN.com.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     vii
Zoe's Introduction     1
Evan's Introduction     2
Ellen Sue's Introduction     3
Why did This Have to Happen? When your parents get divorced     5
Maybe They'll Get Back Together: If you have hopes, schemes, and secret fantasies     10
Stop Trying to Make me Feel Better: If your parents tell you everything will be okay or keep trying to make it up to you     15
Where's My Stuff? When you live in two different places     20
It's not your Fault: If you feel guilty or responsible     25
Nobody Asked my Opinion: If you're mad, sad, or scared     29
Quit Putting me in the Middle: If you feel like you're being pulled between your parents     34
Who's in Charge? When there are different households, different rules     38
You Never have Enough Time for me Anymore: If you don't get to spend enough time with one of your parents     43
Telling your Friends: When and how to break the news that your parents are getting divorced     48
I Wish we were a Normal Family: If you ever feel weird or embarrassed about being from a divorced family     52
I Don't Want to Meet your Boyfriend/Girlfriend: If your parents start to date     57
Let's Have my Birthday Party at the Mall: When you're dealing with birthdays, holidays, and other specialoccasions     62
Where I'd Rather Live: If you wish you could change your living situation     67
You're not My Father/Mother: When you have to learn to live with stepparents     72
Why are you Making me go to that Stupid Support Group? If you wonder what sort of support kids really need     77
I Don't Want Another Sister: If you have to deal with blended families     82
Is There any Such Thing as a Happy Marriage? If you wonder if love ever lasts     87
If you Blame one of your Parents for the Divorce: When you can't stop being angry at either your mom or your dad     92
Rewards, or the Good Things Nobody Tells you About Divorce: Why divorce really isn't the end of the world     96
Web Resources for Kids and Parents     101
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