Synopses & Reviews
For the more than five million divorced fathers in America today, The Divorced Dad's Survival Book is the definitive guide to any stage of the divorce process. With hands-on "get you through it" plans to help fathers remain positive, involved parents, and personal stories from a variety of home fronts, this invaluable guide illustrates how men can best develop their fathering skills, stay involved with their children, and honestly evaluate their own capabilities as fathers and ex-spouses. From the very first self-assessment quiz to the final page of the extensive support and resource directory, this informative, engaging, and compassionate book will guide even the most volatile of custody cases out of conflict and toward a successful conclusion for all.
The Divorced Dad's Survival Book: How to Stay Connected with Your Kids shows how to navigate the process of getting a divorce so as to minimize the negative impact on one's children. The goal of the book is to show how fathers can use the divorce to improve their relationship with their kids. David Knox, a divorced father of two, presents a book designed to show fathers how to replace the fear of losing their children with insightful knowledge of what the children may be experiencing during the divorce and offers specific suggestions on maintaining and improving relations with them. The father-child relationship cannot only survive but also triumph over divorce through conscious and deliberate planning and execution.
The Divorced Dad's Survival Book: How to Stay Connected with Your Kids shows how to navigate the process of getting a divorce so as to minimize the negative impact on one's children. The goal of the b
Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-237) and index.
About the Author
A marriage and family therapist and Professor of Sociology at East Carolina University, Dr. David Knox is also the author or co-author of ten books including Choices in Relationships and How to Be Your Own Family Therapist. He lives with his second wife and stepdaughter in North Carolina.