"Finally, an internationally respected scholar tells parents the absolute truth about divorce and its effects on children. Every parent needs to own this book."
John Gottman, Ph.D., author of The Relationship Cure and The Heart of Parenting: Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child
"I strongly recommend this wonderful book for all parents considering divorce and for all those who are already divorced and want to do whatever they can to enhance their children's well-being now and over time. This may be the most important book a parent ever reads."
Dr. Howard J. Markman, cofounder of PREP (Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program) and co-author of 12 Hours to a Great Marriage
"Robert Emery is a leading researcher studying divorce, children, and mediation. He . . . gives parents sensible and practical advice for navigating the potentially treacherous shoals of divorce."
Dr. Robert H. Mnookin, J.D., Chair of the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School
"Based on Dr. Emery's extensive clinical and research experience, this book will help divorcing couples and their children deal with the many challenges associated with marital breakups and build happier, more fulfilling lives."
E. Mavis Hetherington, Ph.D., Emeritus Professor of Psychology, University of Virginia, co-author of For Better or For Worse: Divorce Reconsidered
"If only we could make all divorcing parents with children read this book before they separate! Dr. Emery makes use of his vast experience to explore the emotional trauma of the disengagement process that accompanies divorce. This extremely reader-friendly book will enable parents to understand their children's experience of divorce and help parents shield their children from adult anger and hurt."
Hon. Arline S. Rotman (ret.), former president of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts