How to be a Good Divorced Dad: Being the Best Parent You Can Be Before, During and After the Break-Up

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Wiley, Mar 6, 2012 - Family & Relationships - 192 pages
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Positive advice for divorced dads and their families

The country's leading authority on fathers' rights Jeffery 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.

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How To Be a Good Divorced Dad: Being the Best Parent You Can Be Before, During, and After the Break-up

User Review  - Julianne Smith - Book Verdict

Divorce attorney and father advocate Leving offers a combination legal strategy-parenting guidebook for dads. He is a vocal advocate for fathers' rights, hosts a weekly radio show in Chicago, and is ... Read full review

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User Review  - Robert - Goodreads

A decent book on being a divorced dad. In the process of being one myself this does provide some handy tips and encouragement. Important message is that you do matter to your kids no matter what ... Read full review

About the author (2012)

Jeffery M. Leving is the country's leading authority on fathers' rights and president emeritus of the Fatherhood Educational Institute. He has a weekly radio show in Chicago, a divorce magazine, and a website: www.dadsrights.com. He speaks frequently at lectures, trainings, and workshops for divorced dads around the country.

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