Talking to Children about Divorce: A Parent's Guide to Healthy Communication at Each Stage of Divorce (Paperback)

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Marriage and family therapist Jean McBride has helped over 20,000 families navigate divorce. Now she shares her expertise with an in-depth guide to discussing divorce with your kids so you can support your child's adjustment throughout the entire divorce process.

In Talking to Children About Divorce, Jean McBride provides you with the tools and encouragement to effectively communicate with your child about divorce. McBride brings her more than twenty-five years of specializing in divorce to guide you through crucial but difficult conversations and cultivate an environment of love and support throughout the divorce process. You'll learn how to have honest conversations about different situations and emotions that may arise during divorce-from breaking the news to understanding resistance.

Whether you're beginning the divorce process, or have been working through it for a while, Talking to Children About Divorce offers practical advice that will contribute positively to your child's emotional wellbeing.

Learn to initiate open communication, with:

  • Concrete actions to help your children weather the emotions of divorce.
  • Useful scripts to guide you through a variety of situations throughout the divorce process.
  • Simple steps to improve communication, both with your former spouse and with your children.
  • 10 tips to maintain co-parenting success and promote healthy, happy, well-adjusted children.

About the Author

Jean McBride is a licensed private practice marriage and family therapist in Fort Collins, Colorado. She has worked with families dealing with divorce and remarriage for over 25 years. She is the president of Divorce Transitions, where she has developed curriculum and taught court-ordered parenting classes to over 20,000 divorcing parents. She is the author of Encouraging Words for New Stepmothers and the online course Are You Ready to Remarry?

Product Details
ISBN: 9781623156855
ISBN-10: 1623156858
Publisher: Althea Press
Publication Date: February 23rd, 2016
Pages: 146
Language: English