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Jan 31, 2006
| ISBN 9780452287167
Jan 31, 2006
| ISBN 9781101157015
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Jan 31, 2006 | ISBN 9780452287167
Jan 31, 2006 | ISBN 9781101157015
Nationally recognized expert Robert Emery applies his twenty-five years of experience as a researcher, therapist, and mediator to offer parents a new road map to divorce. Dr. Emery shows how our powerful emotions and the way we handle them shape how we divorce—and whether our children suffer or thrive in the long run. His message is hopeful, yet realistic—divorce is invariably painful, but parents can help promote their children’s resilience. With compassion and authority, Dr. Emery explains:
• Why it is so hard to really make divorce work• How anger and fighting can keep people from really separating• Why legal matters should be one of the last tasks• Why parental love—and limit setting—can be the best “therapy” for kids• How to talk to children, create workable parenting schedules, and more
Robert E. Emery, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology and the director of the Center for Children, Families, and the Law at the University of Virginia, where he has spent his entire academic career (beginning in 1981). He received his… More about Robert E. Emery Ph.D.
“Finally, an internationally respected scholar tells parents the absolute truth about divorce and its effect on children.”—John Gottman, PhD, author of The Heart of Parenting: Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child
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