Get the right tools for divorce


GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) Having the right tools can make getting through anything easier. That includes legal matters. WOTV 4 Women crew member Gail Saukas of D.A.W.N. has a list of resources if you are considering or going through a divorce.

D.A.W.N. can help those who are thinking about divorce, victims of abuse, and help for moms and children. Below is a list of books and websites she recommends. You can buy them through her website by clicking here.


Thinking about divorcing:

“Should I Stay or Should I Go?”

By Lundy Bancroft & Jac Patrissi


Victims of emotional, psychological or physical abuse:

“When Dad Hurts Mom: Helping your Children Heal the Wounds of Witnessing Abuse”

By Lundy Bancroft


“The Batterer as Parent”

By Lundy Bancroft


“Why Does He Do That? Inside The Minds of Angry and Controlling Men”

By Lundy Bancroft


General divorce help:

“Not Your Mother’s Divorce”

By Kay Moffett & Sarah Touburg


Help for moms:

Family Wizard


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“What About the Kids? Raising Your Children Before, During and After Divorce”

By Judith Wallerstein & Sandra Blakeslee


“Helping Your Kids Cope With Divorce the Sandcastles Way”

By M. Gary Neuman L.M.H.C.


Help for children:

“Dinosaurs Divorce.  A Guide for Changing Families”

By Laurene Krasny Brown & Marc Brown


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