I recommend the following materials to educate individuals terminating their marriage.

Home Will Never Be the Same Again: A Guide for Adult Children of Gray Divorce Illustrated Edition

Hughes/Fredenburg/Eddy (Rowman & Littlefield, 2020)

Getting to Yes

Fisher/Ury/Patton (Penguin Books, 2d Ed. 1991)

Difficult Conversations

Stone/Patton/Heen (Penguin Books, 2000)

Collaborative Divorce

Tesler/Thompson (Regan Books, 2006)


Eddy (Unhooked Books, 2d Ed. 2014)

The Collaborative Way to Divorce: The Revolutionary Method That Results in Less Stress, Lower Costs, and Happier Kids – Without Going to Court

Ousky/Webb (Plume, 2007)

Crucial Conversations: Tools for talking when stakes are high

Patterson/Grenny/McMillian/Switzler (McGraw-Hill, 2002)

Emotional Intelligence: Why it can matter more than IQ

Goleman (Bantam, 1995)

The Good Divorce

Ahrons (HarperCollins, 1994)

Collaborative Law: Achieving Effective Resolution in Divorce without Litigation

Tesler (ABA Publishing, 2d Ed. 2008)

Anyone interested in learning more about collaborative process can read many informative articles available at the  International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP) website,