There is a voluminous amount of ‘popular’ literature about issues involving separating and divorcing parents throughout the United States, with much advice. Some examples are included below.

Compiled by Susan L. Pollet, Esq.

  1. Ackerman, Marc J. (2008).  Does Wednesday Mean Mom’s House or Dad’s?: Parenting Together While Living Apart.  Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley.  
  2. Benedek, E. & Brown, C. (1998).  How to Help Your Child Overcome Your Divorce.  New York  Newmarket Press. 
  3. Beyer, R. & Winchester, K.  (2002).  Speaking of Divorce: How to Talk with Your Kids and Help Them Cope.  Minneapolis, Minn. : Free Spirit. 
  4. Black, C. (2002).  Changing Course: Healing From Loss, Abandonment and Fear.  Center City, Minn. : Hazelden.  
  5. Blackstone-Ford, J. & Jupe, S. (2004).  Ex-Etiquette for Parents: Good Behavior After a Divorce or Separation.  Chicago : Chicago Review Press.  
  6. Brownstone, Harvey (2009).  Tug of War: a Judge’s Verdict on Separation, Custody Battles, and the Bitter Realities of Family Court.  Toronto : ECW Press.  
  7. Burrett, J. & Green, M. (2009).  Shared Parenting: Raising Your Children Cooperatively After Separation.  New York : Celestial Arts.  
  8. Clapp, G. (2009).  Divorce and New Beginnings: An Authoritative Guide to Recovery and Growth, Solo Parenting and Stepfamilies.  New York : John Wiley & Sons. 
  9. Coates, Christine & LaCrosse, E. Robert (2003).  Learning From Divorce: How to Take Responsibility, Stop the Blame, Move On.  San Francisco : Jossey-Bass.  
  10. Coleman, W. (1998).  What Children Need to Know When Parents Get Divorced.  Minneapolis, Minn. : Bethany House Publishers.  
  11. Condrell, K. (1998).  Be a Great Divorced Dad.  New York : St. Martin’s Griffin. 
  12. Coullahan, J. (2002).  Financial Custody: You, Your Money, and Divorce.  Indianapolis, IN : Alpha. 
  13. Darnall, D. (2010).  Beyond Divorce Casualties: Reunifying the Alienated Family.  Lanham, Md.  Taylor Trade Pub. 
  14. Darnall, D. (2008).  Divorce Casualties: Understanding Parental Alienation.  Lanham, Md. : Taylor Pub. Co. 
  15. Ellison, S. (2009).  Taking the War Out of Our Words: The Art of Powerful Non-Defensive Communication.  Deadwood, Or. : Wyatt-Mackenzie Pub.  2
  16. Emery, Robert E. (2006).  The Truth About Children and Divorce: Dealing With the Emotions So You and Your Child Can Thrive.  New York : Penguin. 
  17. Enright, R. (2001).  Forgiveness is a Choice: A Step-by-Step Process for Resolving Anger and Restoring Hope.  Washington, DC : American Psychological Association.  
  18. Everett, C. & Everett, S.V. (1998).  Healthy Divorce: For Parents and Children-An Original, Clinically Proven Program for Working Through the Fourteen Stages of Separation, Divorce and Remarriage.  San Francisco : Jossey-Bass. 
  19. Faber, A., & Mazlish, E. (2004).  How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk.  New York : Perennial Currents. 
  20. Farrell, W. (2001).  Father and Child Reunion: How to Bring the Dads We Need to the Children We Love.  New York : J.P. Tarcher/Putnam. 
  21. Fisher, B., Alberti, R.E. & Satir, V. (2006).  Rebuilding: When Your Relationship Ends.  Atascadero, Calif. : Impact Publishers.  
  22. Gold, L. (1996).  Between Love and Hate: A Guide to Civilized Divorce.  New York : Plume. 
  23. Goldstein, J. (1998).  The Best Interests of the Child: The Least Detrimental Alternative.  New York : Free Press.  
  24. Gray, J. (2005).  Mars and Venus Starting Over: A Practical Guide for Finding Love Again After a Painful Breakup, Divorce, or the Loss of a Loved One.  New York : Perennial Currents.  
  25. Hannibal, M.E. (2002).  Good Parenting Through Your Divorce: How to Recognize, Encourage 
  26. and Respond to Your Child’s Feelings and Help Them Get Through Your Divorce.  New York : Marlowe & Co.  
  27. Hart, A. (1996).  Helping Children Survive Divorce.  Dallas : Word Pub. 
  28. Hetherington, E. Mavis & Kelly, John (2003).  For Better or For Worse: Divorce Reconsidered.  New York : W.W. Norton. 
  29. Hudson, P. (1998).  You Can Get over Divorce.  Rocklin, Calif. : Prima Pub.  
  30. James, J. & Friedman, R. (2009).  The Grief Recovery Handbook.  New York : Collins Living.  
  31. James, P. (2001).  The Divorce Mediation Handbook.  San Francisco : Jossey-Bass. 
  32. Johnston, Janet R. (1997).  Through the Eyes of Children: Healing Stories for Children of Divorce.  New York : Free Press.  
  33. Jowell, B. & Schwisow, D. (2001).  After He’s Gone: A Guide for Widowed and Divorced Women.  New York : Citadel Press.  
  34. Klatte, W. (1999).  Live-Away Dads.  New York : Penguin Books.  3
  35. Lansky, V. (2005).  Vicky Lansky’s Divorce Book for Parents: Helping Your Children Cope With Divorce and its Aftermath.  Minnetonka, MN : Book Peddlers. 
  36. Lewis, J. (1999).  Don’t Divorce Your Children.  Lincolnwood, Ill. : Contemporary Books. 
  37. Lofas, J. (1998).  Family Rules: Helping Stepfamilies and Single Parents Build Happy Homes.  New York : Kensington Books. 
  38. Long, N. & Forehand, R. (2002).  Making Divorce Easier on Your Child: 50 Effective Ways to Help Children Adjust.  Chicago : Contemporary Books. 
  39. Lowrance, M. (2010).  The Good Karma Divorce.   New York : Harper One. 
  40. Lyster, M. (2003).  Child Custody: Building Parenting Agreements That Work.  Berkeley, Calif. : Nolo. 
  41. Marquardt, E. (2005).  Between Two Worlds: The Inner Lives of Children of Divorce.  New York : Three Rivers Press. 
  42. Mason, M. (2000).  The Custody Wars: Why Children are Losing the Battle and What We Can Do About It.  New York : Basic Books. 
  43. Mastracci, M. (2009).  Stop Fighting Over the Kids.  Baltimore, MD : Saint Gabriel’s Press.  
  44. McClure, D. & Saffer, J. (2001).  Wednesday Evenings and Every Other Weekend: From Divorced Dad to Competent Co-Parent.  Charlottesville, Va. : Van Doren Company. 
  45. McKay, M. (1999).  The Divorce Book: A Practical and Compassionate Guide.  Oakland, Calif. : New Harbinger Publications. 
  46. Mercer, D. & Pruett, M.K. (2001).  Your Divorce Advisor: A Lawyer and a Psychologist Guide You Through the Legal and Emotional Landscape of Divorce.  New York : Simon and Schuster. 
  47. Newman, G. (2006).  101 Ways to be a Long-Distance Super-Dad…or Mom, Too.  Tucson, AZ : Blossom Valley Press.  
  48. Neuman, M.G. & Romanowski, P. (1998).  Helping Your Kids Cope With Divorce the Sandcastles Way.  New York : Times Books.  
  49. Pedro-Carroll, J. (2010).  Putting Children First: Proven Parenting Strategies to Help Children 
  50. Thrive Through Divorce.  Penguin/Avery.  
  51. Rein, S. (2003).  Betrayal of the Child: A Father’s Guide to Family Courts, Divorce, Custody and Children’s Rights.  Canadensis, PA : Lotus Press. 
  52. Ricci, I.  (1997).  Mom’s House, Dad’s House: A Complete Guide for Parents Who Are Separated, Divorced, or Remarried.  New York : Fireside.  
  53. Robboy, A. (2002).  Aftermarriage: The Myth of Divorce.  Indianapolis, IN : Alpha. 4
  54. Ross, J. & Corcoran, J. (1996).  Joint Custody With a Jerk: Raising a Child With an Uncooperative Ex.  St. Martin’s Press. 
  55. Rothchild, G. (1999).  Dear Mom and Dad: What Kids of Divorce Really Want to Say to Their Parents.  New York : Pocket Books. 
  56. Schepard, A. (2004).  Children, Courts, and Custody.  New York : Cambridge University Press.  
  57. Schneider, Meg F. & Offerman-Zuckerberg, Joan. (1996).  Difficult Questions Kids Ask, and Are Afraid to Ask, about Divorce.  New York : Simon & Schuster. 
  58. Schwartz, L. & Kaslow, F. (1997).  Painful Partings: Divorce and its Aftermath.  New York : J. Wiley.  
  59. Sember, B. (2004).  The Divorce Organizer & Planner.  New York : McGraw-Hill. 
  60. Sharp, R. (2005).  Winning the Divorce War.  New York : Allworth Press.  
  61. Shetterly, C. (2001).  Fault Lines: Stories of Divorce.  New York : Berkley Books. 
  62. Shirley, T. (2004).  Parents are Forever: A Step-by-Step Guide to Becoming Successful Coparents After Divorce.  Longmont, Colo. : Springboard Publications.  
  63. Shulman, D. (1997).  Co-Parenting After Divorce.  Sherman Oaks, Calif. : WinnSpeed Press. 
  64. Stahl, P. (2007).  Parenting After Divorce: Resolving Conflicts and Meeting Your Children’s Needs.  Atascadero, Calif. : Impact Publishers. 
  65. Steinbreder, J. & Kent, R. (1998).  Fighting For Your Children: A Father’s Guide to Custody.  Dallas, Tex. : Taylor Pub.  
  66. Stone, D. (1999).  Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most.  New York : Viking. 
  67. Strauss, S. (1998).  Divorce and Child Custody.  New York : W.W. Norton. 
  68. Talia, M. Sue. (2006).  How to Avoid the Divorce From Hell-And Dance Together at Your Daughter’s Wedding.  Danville, Calif. : Nexus Pub. Co.  
  69. Teyber, E. (2001).  Helping Children Cope With Divorce.  San Francisco : Jossey-Bass. 
  70. Thayer, E.S. & Zimmerman, J. (2001).  The Co-Parenting Survival Guide: Letting Go of Conflict After a Difficult Divorce.  Oakland : New Harbinger. 
  71. Trafford, A. (1992).  Crazy Time: Surviving Divorce and Building a New Life.  New York : Harper-Perennial.  
  72. Wallerstein, J. & Blakeslee, S. (2004).  What About the Kids? Raising Your Children Before, During, and After Divorce.  New York : Hyperion. 5
  73. Wallerstein, J. & Kelly, J. (1996).  Surviving the Breakup: How Children and Parents Cope 
  74. With Divorce.  New York : Basic Books. 
  75. Walther, A. N. (2001).  Divorce Hangover: A Successful Strategy to End the Emotional Aftermath of Divorce.  San Francisco : Tapestries Publishing. 
  76. Warshak, R. (2010).  Divorce Poison: How to Protect Your Family From Bad-Mouthing and Brainwashing.  New York : Harper. 
  77. Watnik, W. (2003).  Child Custody Made Simple: Understanding the Laws of Child Custody and Child Support.  Claremont, Calif. : Single Parent Press. 
  78. Wemhoff, R. (1999).  Divorce: The Best Resources to Help You Survive.  Seattle, Wash. : Resource Pathway. 
  79. Weyburne, D. (1999).  What to Tell the Kids About Your Divorce.  Oakland, Calif. : New Harbinger Pub.  
  80. Wittman, Jeffrey P. (2001).  Custody Chaos, Personal Peace: Sharing Custody with an Ex Who Drives You Crazy.  New York : Perigee.  
  81. Woodhouse, V. (2009).  Divorce & Money: How to Make the Best Financial Decisions During Divorce.  Berkeley, Calif. : Nolo.  
  82. Zimmerman, J. & Thayer, E. (2004).  How to Overcome the Legacy of Your Parents’ Breakup and Enjoy Love, Trust and Intimacy.   Oakland, Calif. : New Harbinger ; London : Hi Marketingg