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Both encouraging and thought-provoking, the final chapter questions how we maintain the freedom made possible by divorce while, at the same time, minimizing the damage. The authors' response to this question begins with pragmatic suggestions about strengthening marriage--not bland "family values" rhetoric but practical how-to ideas combined with national policy initiatives that have been making the rounds for years. With fascinating stories and statistics, Wasserstein, Lewis, and Blakeslee have illuminated the improvements within reach while our society experiences these massive changes in it's most fundamental relationships. --Jill Lightner --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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Though not strictly "scientific", i.e., based on large samples, the book covers each case history in depth, and revisits each person over a time-span of decades. Read morePublished on July 30 2011 by StraightShooter
If you are, you may want to (should, MUST!) read this book first. Even if you are divorced, it is a great source of information for dealing with all the "stuff" that getting... Read morePublished on March 14 2011 by Greg L
I am a fast reader usually completing a book this size in one or two days, yet I have spent two weeks reading the re-reading this volume. Read morePublished on July 10 2004
I would strongly suggest anyone going through a divorce or anyone being a child of divorce to read this book.Published on Oct. 4 2003
This book offers a sorely needed perspective of the children's. It's for parents who are divorced or considering it, children whose parents are divorced and spouses of children of... Read morePublished on Sept. 2 2003 by Cameron Alverson
As a child of divorce who is the same age as Wallerstein's test subjects, I was particularly interested to hear what she had to say. Read morePublished on June 16 2003
I believe Dr. Wallerstein's work and conclusions are misleading and potentially harmful to children and families if taken as gospel. Read morePublished on March 23 2003 by Amazon Customer
First and foremost to the divorcing parents I advise this book. It can help you see what is most important to you- your prioraty as a parent or as a husband or wife. Read morePublished on Oct. 19 2002 by Milena Gomez