For Better or for Worse Divorce Reconsidered

ISBN-10: 0393324133

ISBN-13: 9780393324136

Edition: 2003 (Reprint)

Authors: E. Mavis Hetherington, John Kelly

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This is a guide to how people can build success out of stress and adversity of divorce. It presents a nuanced picture of marital breakup - not as a momentary event but as a life process.
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List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/17/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Is a professor emeritus, department of Psychology, University of Virginia.

John Kelly grew up in Eau Claire, Wisconsin where his father u2019s best friend was an engineer on the Chicago & North Western. John has been collecting railroad photos, timetables and dining car menus for 20 years and has a large collection. In addition, he has written on railroad history for Trains magazine,, Vintage Rails and Passenger Train Journal, and has authored a half dozen photographic books on vintage trains. John lives in Madison, Wisconsin where he is employed by the Wisconsin Technical College system as a computer technician.

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The Experience of Divorce: Children and Adults in the First Six Years
The His and Her Marriage; the His and Her Divorce
Leaving and Letting Go: Changes and New Chances in the First Two Years After Divorce
The Balance of Happiness: Why People Succeed or Fail After Divorce
Six Ways to Leave a Marriage: The Pathways Men and Women Take Out of Divorce
Incompetent Bullies and Undisciplined Disciplinarians: Children and Parents in the First Two Years After Divorce
What Helps and What Hurts: Children's Adjustment Six Years After Divorce
Remarriage and Stepfamily Life: Adults and Children at Eleven Years After Divorce
Repartnering: High Hopes and Crossed Fingers
Building a Stepfamily
Welcome to Peer World: Why Teens from Divorced and Remarried Families Leave Home Earlier and Get into Trouble More Often
In the Home Stretch: Adults and Children Twenty Years Later
Mostly Happy: Children of Divorce as Young Adults
Win, Lose, and Draw: Adults Twenty Years Later
Lessons Learned in Forty-five Years of Studying Families
The Three Studies
Selected References
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