The Divorced Dad's Survival Book: How to Stay Connected with Your Kids

The Divorced Dad's Survival Book: How to Stay Connected with Your Kids

by David Knox, Kermit Leggett
     
 

For the more than five million divorced fathers in America today, The Divorced Dad’s Survival Book is the definitive guide to any stage of the divorce process. With hands-on “get you through it” plans to help fathers remain positive, involved parents, and personal stories from a variety of home fronts, this invaluable guide illustrates how

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Overview

For the more than five million divorced fathers in America today, The Divorced Dad’s Survival Book is the definitive guide to any stage of the divorce process. With hands-on “get you through it” plans to help fathers remain positive, involved parents, and personal stories from a variety of home fronts, this invaluable guide illustrates how men can best develop their fathering skills, stay involved with their children, and honestly evaluate their own capabilities as fathers and ex-spouses. From the very first self-assessment quiz to the final page of the extensive support and resource directory, this informative, engaging, and compassionate book will guide even the most volatile of custody cases out of conflict and toward a successful conclusion for all.

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A handbook for fathers navigating the fields of divorce. Advice is given on many aspects of the divorce process from the beginnings to remarriage. Chapters discuss children's feelings about divorce, self therapy for the father, handling visitation, dos and don'ts when the children are with the mother, mediation and legal challenges, homosexual fathers, and a chapter on being the new partner written by the author's new wife. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306457999
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Publication date:
05/15/1998
Pages:
370
Product dimensions:
6.47(w) x 9.27(h) x 1.23(d)

Meet the Author

A marriage and family therapist and Professor of Sociology at East Carolina University, Dr. David Knox is also the author or co-author of ten books including Choices in Relationships and How to Be Your Own Family Therapist. He lives with his second wife and stepdaughter in North Carolina.

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