Great Reads

There is so much written about divorce by attorneys, therapists, doctors, sociologists, social workers, teachers, clergy and lay people.  When I read an article or post or blog that I find compelling, I want to share it with you. Check out some of the links below.



Bouncing back from divorce can get you into the "rebound zone."  "What a Rebound Relationship Is and How (and Why) to Avoid Them," by Teri Gaspard, licensed therapist and professor.

Teachers need to consider these factors in divorce:  "Divorcing Teachers Face Unique Challenges," by Michael V. Fancher for Divorce Magazine.  Everything from pensions to vacation days.


Just getting out of a relationship with a narcissist?  Here's what to expect:  "4 Stages of Recovery from Narcissistic Abuse," posted on DivorcedMoms.

Treat your post-divorce relationship with your ex like a business relationship . . . for the sake of the kids.  Read about it here: "Co-Parenting Communication: Tips For Getting Along With Your Ex," by Shawn Garrison for DadsDivorce.

Mediation is a powerful tool for settling your divorce.  All power remains in the hands of the parties.  Here are "3 Common Misconceptions About Mediation," by Susan Guthrie for


Children benefit when courts are committed to the concept of shared parenting.  Read all about it here:  "3 Reasons Why Shared Parenting Is Great For Families," by Shawn Garrison for DadsDivorce.

You've signed all the papers and filed them with the court.  Your divorce is final.  No you can kick back and  - - hold on!  Not so fast.  You still have to complete the post-divorce process.  Read about it here:  "After Your Divorce: You’re Not Done Until You Do These Things," by Karen Covy in this Moving Past Divorce article.  

"'Birdnesting' (or 'Nesting') Gives Kids One Stable Home After a Divorce. Does it work?"  Read about the concept of "nesting," where the kids stay in the house, and the parents move in and out.  Most judges will not order it.