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The healing journey through divorce : your journal of understanding and renewal
Rich, Phil.
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New York : J. Wiley, [1999]

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vi, 255 pages, 1 unnumbered page ; 24 cm
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HQ814 .R53 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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A source of support and expert guidance through a difficult life passage

Like a wise and comforting companion, this unique journal can help you to understand and work through those feelings of anger, fear, confusion, remorse, grief, and hopelessness that come along with the breakup of a marriage. The evocative writing exercises throughout The Healing Journey Through Divorce will provide you with the calm psychological space you need to collect your thoughts, sort out and reflect upon your feelings, and regain your bearings so that you can get on with the business of forging a new life for yourself and your loved ones. You will find The Healing Journey Through Divorce a valuable travel companion on your path to a fulfilling life.

"I heartily recommend this book. [It] provides the reader with useful, thought-provoking exercises to help navigate the difficult emotional journey of divorce." --Marc J. Ackerman, PhD Author of Does Wednesday Mean Mom′s House or Dad′s?: Parenting Together While Living Apart

Other books in the Healing Journey series include:
∗ The Healing Journey, 208 pp., Paper (0-471-24712-X)
∗ The Healing Journey for Couples, 271 pp., Paper (0-471-25470-3)
∗ The Healing Journey Through Grief, 264 pp., Paper (0-471-29565-5)

Author Notes

PHIL RICH, EdD, MSW, is an experienced psychotherapist who has been in practice for more than 20 years. He has taught at the graduate and undergraduate levels and led professional workshops. He was born and raised in London, England, and now lives with his family in Amherst, Massachusetts.

LITA LINZER SCHWARTZ, PhD, ABPP (Forensic), is Distinguished Professor Emerita at the Pennsylvania State University. She has written, edited, or coauthored more than 15 books previously, including Painful Partings: Divorce and Its Aftermath (Wiley), Mid-Life Divorce Counseling, and The Dynamics of Divorce.

Table of Contents

Embarking On Your Journey
A Road Map Through Divorce
Destination: Dealing with the Decision
Destination: Adjusting to Loss
Destination: Restoring Self-Esteem
Destination: Finding Support
Destination: Handling the Practicalities
Destination: Helping the Children
Destination: Dealing with Emotions
Destination: Good Health
Destination: Making Civil Peace
Destination: Redefining Relationships
Destination: Seeing with New Eyes
Destination: Reinventing Yourself
Destination: Moving On
As One Journey Ends, Another Begins
Helpful Books
About the Authors