Recommended Reading

Should I Stay or Go?
How Controlled Separation Can Save Your Marriage

by Lee Raffel, M.S.W.

Journal of Family Life writes, “In this easy-to-read, very informative book, couples in distress follow an explicit and compassionate guideline which allows them to separate, physically if need be and emotionally, in order to put sanity back into their relationship. This is not only a book for troubled relationships; it is good support for any couple.”


He Had It Coming
How to Outsmart Your Husband and Win Your Divorce

By Stacy Schneider, Esq.

A very straightforward book that does not overwhelm, Schneider does a good job offering practical advice and tactics so you can take care of yourself and get your fair share.



Marital Separation
Coping with the end of a marriage and the transition to being single again

by Robert S. Weiss

This book uses real-life examples from people who divorced. Chapters include effects of separation, separating and identity change, the continuing relationship of husbands and wives, the changes in friends, and emotional reactions to loss of attachment.


Coming Apart
Why relationships end and how to live through the ending of yours

by Daphne Rose Kingma

From the book: “While we’d like to think that time heals all wounds, the fact is time doesn’t heal—time passes. Insight heals. We can’t get better until we understand what happened.”