Master your Minecraft
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Tour our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Interviews | October 28, 2014

    Jill Owens: IMG Miriam Toews: The Powells.com Interview



    Some people are compelled by a restlessness from within; others are shaped by the unwieldy forces around them. In Miriam Toews's poignant new novel... Continue »

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$9.95
Used Hardcover
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
2 Beaverton Child Care and Parenting- Divorce

This title in other editions

Divorce Poison: Protecting the Parent-Child Bond from a Vindictive Ex

by

Divorce Poison: Protecting the Parent-Child Bond from a Vindictive Ex Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Your ex-spouse is bad-mouthing you to your children, perhaps even trying to turn them against you. If you handle the situation ineffectively, you could lose your children's respect, their affections'even, in extreme cases, lose contact with them.

The conventional advice is to do nothing, for fear that any response would be fighting fire with fire and result in greater injury to the children. But in his more than twenty-five years of research on divorcing families, Dr. Richard Warshak has become convinced that a passive approach does nothing but leave parents feeling helpless. And the damage to children is considerable, particularly when warring parents enlist children as allies in the battle. The problems range from tainted parent-child relationships, in which children are disrespectful or reluctant to show their affection, to a disturbance in which children virtually disown one of their parents and all the relatives on that side of the family.

Divorce Poison is the first book that offers specific advice to protect children from the results of their parents' animosity. In it, you will learn how to:
respond when your children join forces with your ex
react if your children refuse to see you
answer rude and hateful behavior
insulate children from the harmful effects of bad-mouthing
identify and correct your own contributions to parent-child conflicts
defend against false accusations of brainwashing
choose the best therapist and lawyer
reconcile with children after years of estrangement

Dr. Warshak reveals the typical behaviors of alienated children, how and why parents manipulate their children, seven rules for responding effectively to bad-mouthing without succumbing to the impulse to retaliate in kind, and how the controversial diagnosis parental alienation syndrome is used in court to take children away from parents or to regain contact with alienated children.

This pathbreaking work gives parents powerful strategies to preserve and rebuild loving relationships with their children — and provides legal and mental health professionals practical advice to help their clients and safeguard the welfare of children. Whether they are perpetrators of divorce poison, victims of it, or both, parents who heed Dr. Warshak's advice will enable their children to maintain love and respect for two parents who no longer love, and may not respect, each other.

About the Author

Dr. Richard A. Warshak is a clinical, research, and consulting psychologist in private practice in Dallas, Texas, a graduate of Cornell University, and a clinical professor at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. An internationally recognized authority on divorce and alienated children, his studies are cited often in courtrooms and legislatures and his work has been prominently featured in world-wide media including Today, CNN, USA Today, the Washington Post, the London Sunday Telegraph, and Time. The author of the critically acclaimed The Custody Revolution, he lives and works with his wife in Dallas, Texas

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060188993
Subtitle:
Protecting the Parent-Child Bond from a Vindictive Ex
Author:
Warshak, Richard A.
Publisher:
Harper LANGUAGE: eng
Location:
New York
Subject:
Family Relationships
Subject:
Parenting
Subject:
Divorce
Subject:
Children of divorced parents
Subject:
Divorced parents
Subject:
Parenting - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
EML 354
Publication Date:
20020101
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9.54x6.32x1.05 in. 1.28 lbs.

Other books you might like

  1. Moneysmart Divorce: What Women Need... Used Hardcover $7.95
  2. Diagnostic & Statistical Manual of... Used Trade Paper $17.95
  3. Mars and Venus Starting Over: A... Used Hardcover $1.75
  4. Custody Revolution: The Fatherhood... Used Hardcover $14.50
  5. The Truth about Children and... Used Trade Paper $8.95
  6. In the Meantime: Finding Yourself...
    Used Hardcover $3.50

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Child Care and Parenting » Divorce

Divorce Poison: Protecting the Parent-Child Bond from a Vindictive Ex Used Hardcover
0 stars - 0 reviews
$9.95 In Stock
Product details 320 pages ReganBooks - English 9780060188993 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.