×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

Growing Up With Divorce: Helping Your Child Avoid Immediate and Later Emotional Problems
     

Growing Up With Divorce: Helping Your Child Avoid Immediate and Later Emotional Problems

by Neil Kalter
 

See All Formats & Editions

THE CLASSIC WORK ON HELPING CHILDREN OVERCOME THE TRAUMA OF DIVORCE

For many years, Growing Up With Divorce has offered divorced parents transformative insight, solace, and practical guidance on how to help their children cope with the stresses caused by marital separation.

Every child is unique, yet there are certain common reactions to the

Overview

THE CLASSIC WORK ON HELPING CHILDREN OVERCOME THE TRAUMA OF DIVORCE

For many years, Growing Up With Divorce has offered divorced parents transformative insight, solace, and practical guidance on how to help their children cope with the stresses caused by marital separation.

Every child is unique, yet there are certain common reactions to the stresses of divorce — anger, a sense of divided loyalties, lasting intimacy issues. Dr. Neil Kalter explains that, for children, divorce is not a single event but is comprised of "a series of events that occur over many years." Identifying three stages of divorce, Dr. Kalter cites the particular struggles associated with each stage and explains how gender as well as cognitive, emotional, and social development also affect how children react.

Dispensing sage advice on everything from understanding and minimizing the anxieties that underlie various troublesome behaviors to smoothing out your child's transitions between her two households to incorporating a new spouse into your family, Dr. Kalter gives parents and the professionals who treat divorced families an indispensable guide to navigating the difficulties of divorce.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Professor Kalter has written a wise, compassionate, and eminently practical guidebook for divorcing parents that will help them to understand and to comfort their children. This is a book that has been needed for a long time." — Judith S. Wallerstein, Ph.D., author of The Unexpected Legacy of Divorce

"I found Growing Up With Divorce very practical and helpful for parents. In particular, I liked Kalter's developmental approach to protecting young children and adolescents. It's a very timely and helpful book." — T. Berry Brazelton, M.D., author of Touchpoints and Families: Crisis and Caring

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780743280853
Publisher:
Free Press
Publication date:
12/27/2005
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.43(h) x 1.20(d)

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews