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Author Leving, Jeffery.

Title How to be a good divorced dad : being the best parent you can be before, during, and after the break-up / Jeffery M. Leving.

Imprint San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    306.892 LEV    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description ix, 180 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Positive advice for divorced dads and their familiesThe country's leading authority on father's rights Jeffrey M. Leving presents a definitive how-to resource for divorced dads of any age, background, and marriage history. Leving offers targeted guidance and suggests techniques for staying connected with children and dealing with ex-wives--and in some cases a new girlfriend or the wife's new boyfriend--during the divorce and afterwards. This upbeat book offers good news for divorced dads and counters many of the myths that paint divorcing fathers as alienated, irresponsible, or absent. Includes advice for overcoming limited access to children with cooperative responses and legal remedies if necessary Reveals how to avoid depression and feelings of guilt that can cause a divorced dad to give up and lose connection with his kids Offers ideas for responding to an ex-wife's remarriage, moving, unfounded accusations, and other common issues Contains guidance for engaging in new relationships and possibly remarriage How to Be a Good Divorced Dad is practical and down-to-earth and offers dozens of real life examples of dads who have discovered the importance of staying involved in their children's lives"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Divorced fathers.
ISBN 9781118114100 (pbk.)
1118114108 (pbk.)

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