Books

Your Child’s Divorce

September 4, 2007

We always hear about the hardship one suffers from a personal divorce, but in an interesting New York Times article, one mother describes her own pain regarding her daughter’s divorce and has written a book about it called, “Your Child’s Divorce: What to Expect…What You Can Do”.

The Rules of Infidelity

May 4, 2007

A former Wall Street Journal foregin correspondent, Pamela Druckerman, just published her book, Lust in Translation: The Rules of Infidelity from Tokyo to Tennessee. It hasn’t received great reviews, yet. She compares how different cultures define adultery and how they conceptualize infidelity. Here’s some interesting data Druckerman found: -Only 3.8 of married men and 2% […]

Couples Lack ‘Quality Time’ Together

May 3, 2007

Author Mira Krishenbaum believes couples divorce not because of their irreconcilable differences, but because they don’t spend enough quality time together. She speaks all about this in her book, The Weekend Marriage: Abundant Love in a Time-Starved World, which has received some very positive reviews. Krishenbaum’s view goes against some who feel that when couples […]

Divorce Reconsidered

April 12, 2007

For Better of For Worse: Divorce Reconsidered is an interesting book by E. Mavis Hetherington about more than 30 years of research involving 1,400 families. The findings dispel conventional beliefs that divorce has mainly negative effects.