Recommended Reading

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Karen says “These books are some of my favorite reads about divorce. Maybe you’ll find something you want to read too.”


On the Road from Heartbreak to Happiness by Karen Finn, Ph.D.

STOP letting the emotional roller-coaster of your breakup rule your life!

This book will walk you through the complete array of emotions you're likely to experience after your breakup and help you take the 1st steps to creating your positive new future.

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Rebuilding by Bruce Fisher, Ph.D., and Robert Alberti, Ph.D.

This book was so important to me when I got divorced. It helped me to realize that I wasn't the only person to experience the very painful feelings of divorce.

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Raising the Kid You Love with the Ex You Hate by Edward Farber, Ph.D.

Great resource for any divorced parent who wants to remain a GREAT parent! You can read more about what I think of the book.


Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed

An amazing memoir about how a series of grief-filled events led a woman to test her physical strength by hiking more than 1000 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail solo in an effort to find healing.


Loving What Is: Four Questions That Can Change Your Life by Byron Katie

Terrific framework for doing deep work on challenging your assumptions about any situation that causes you angst. I love the deep insights you can get by answering the questions and doing "The Work".


Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia by Elizabeth Gilbert

Trust me, this book is so much better than the movie and really worth the read. In it Elizabeth Gilbert unflinchingly shares her struggles to find all of herself again after her divorce.


Be A Smart Client: How To Hire The Best Lawyer And Help Win Your Case by Ellen L. Hughes

This book has some great tips you'll want to know about working with your divorce attorney.


Be A Smart Client: Essential Workbook For Divorce by Ellen L. Hughes

This book has some great tips you'll want to know about preparing for divorce.