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Befriending Your Ex after Divorce: Making Life Better for You, Your Kids, and, Yes, Your Ex

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If you are divorced, or are contemplating divorce, you’ve probably heard the diatribe: Divorce is messy. Divorce is a tragedy. Divorce will scar your children for life.

Befriending Your Ex challenges many of these destructive myths about divorce, and sets out to change the way we think about the process of divorce and its ultimate outcome. While divorce certainly can have n
Paperback, 224 pages
Published January 2nd 2013 by New Harbinger Publications (first published January 1st 2012)
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Sheila Rindler
If your goal is to raise healthy children and for them to survive your divorce, this is the book for you. It's easy to read and chock full of great ideas.
I divorced 30 years ago and today my 2 children are productive well-adjusted adults who enjoy a good relationship with both parents. I lived many of the ideas in this book years ago, but I just recently used it to help me organize a combined family holiday dinner for the first time!
So I recommend using this book to guide you in overcoming rese
Though I have never been divorced myself, I have only been married once going on 6 years. This book has shown me how many of my friends did it. I have a certain friend who is now her ex husbands best friend and now they celebrate everything together better now than it ever was when they were married. This book explains how to do that and make it work. how to keep the kids from the pain most break ups cause and to live anormal life even after you seperate. Way to go to the author. won on good rea ...more
Lindsey Silvestrini
I am fortunate in this day and age to still be married to the father of my children. But if God forbid, something should ever happen to our marriage, Befriending Your ex After Divorce is definitely a great tool to get through it and come out whole on the other side. This book has the power to help so many people going through a divorce.

Judith Ruskay Rabinor has been through and survived a divorce and learned how to have a good relationship with her husband post divorce and make their kids the pr
Stephanie Gould
Dr. Judy Rabinor has been a practicing psychologist for over thirty years, which is why it's no wonder she has a wealth of expertise and insight into the human mind and relationships. She also has something which sets her apart from others in her field. She has the personal experience of a divorce. In her new book, Befriending Your Ex After Divorce, she guides readers through in a way in which they are able to go at their own pace with exercises and tips to help them and their family get through ...more
I don't usually give books that are not literature a five star rating but if you are divorced or going through a divorce with children this is a must read. Almost all divorces are contentious and can get quite ugly. If you have children it is in your best interest and most importantly your children's to be the adult and do everything in your power to not-take the bait from your ex by continuing to fight and you should cease being antagonistic.
As the book says your ex is a master of pushing your
Susan Cummings
This is a rich, valuable book. It took me awhile to read through it because I found the exercies so worthwhile to do. The book contains a treasure trove of information, tools and exercises that helped me get through and transform a challenging relationship, which wasn't actually with a spouse. With the help of the book, I have grown in ways I couldn't imagine I could. I plan to reread the book relative to another challenging relationship I have. And I have recommended the book to two friends who ...more
Hillary Arbore
Very clearly to the point written book. I know a few people that should read this. I would have rather the references be at the end of the book or bottom of page though. Other wise this was a really eye opening even funny at points read. 5 stars on hitting the nail on the head!!!
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Judith Ruskay Rabinor, PhD, is the author of Befriending Your Ex after Divorce and A Starving Madness. She is also the founder and director of the American Eating Disorders Center of Long Island.
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