Moving Beyond your Parents' Divorce
Good news and practical guidance for those struggling with the legacy of divorce
This realistic, positive book offers a refreshingly upbeat prognosis and practical guidance for adults whose parents divorced during their childhoods--and for the more than one million children each year living in newly divorced households.
Drawing on years of experience counseling adult children of divorce, as well as extensive research and personal experience, Mel Krantzler and Patricia Biondi Krantzler dispel the negative myths about the irreparable damage caused by divorce and offer empowering guidelines to build resilience and create a successful life.
Focusing on the quality of life children of divorce can achieve, this book is designed to help you identify the roadblocks to reaching your maximum potentialand show you how they can be resolved. From seeing divorce as a normal part of life to refusing to create a self-fulfilling prophecy of victimhood and learning to seek constructive solutions to problems, the invaluable guidance provided will reinforce your self-esteem so you can make positive things happen in all areas of your life. In addition, Moving Beyond Your Parents' Divorce explores a range of divorce scenarios, the challenges that accompany them, and the lessons to be learned to overcome them.
Whether you are struggling with your legacy as a product of divorced parents or are a concerned parent experiencing divorce yourself, this encouraging book will equip you with practical steps to ensure a happy, healthy, and productive future for all involved.
In this refreshing and practical book, Mel Krantzler, psychologist and bestselling author of Creative Divorce and his wife and coauthor Patricia Biondi Krantzler reveal that healthy, productive lives are more the rule than the exception for adult children of divorce. Here you will learn how this can be true in your life, whether you are a product of divorce or a parent experiencing divorce yourself.
Drawing from extensive research, as well as the Krantzler's own professional and personal experience, Moving Beyond Your Parents' Divorce provides guidelines that will empower you to reinforce your self-esteem, leave behind feelings of victimization and resentment, and make positive things happen in your life. Here is realistic hope and expert guidance that counteracts conventional expectations of despair and failure as the result of divorce and replaces them with the tools to ensure a happy, successful future.
194 pages; ISBN 9780071426947
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Title: Moving Beyond your Parents' Divorce
Author: Mel Krantzler; Patricia Krantzler