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

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)