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"[This] book about one of the most comprehensive studies on divorce indicates that the majority of people do just fine - and a significant number even thrive...[Hetherington] details the impact of divorce on the life span of each family member...Encouraging news for all those mothers out there still struggling on their own."

- Newsweek

Debunking popular wisdom on the devastating psychological and social effects of divorce, eminent psychologist Mavis Hetherington presents a radically new story about the nature and consequences of divorce in America today. This unprecedented look at our divorce-prone society concludes that the aftermath of divorce need not be a prescribed pathway of dissolution but can be one of healing and ultimate fulfillment.


Purchase this book from:

The Gottman Relationship Institute website

*(Book synopsis adopted from The Gottman Relationship Institute website)